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Samsung purchases mSpot cloud locker provider

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 May 2012 19:59

Samsung purchases mSpot cloud locker provider Samsung has purchased the cloud music and movie provider mSpot for $9 million.
The service will be prominently featured in Samsung's ecosystem including being added to all upcoming Samsung phones and tablets as a "featured app."

"mSpot shares our vision to bring a best-in-class cloud and streaming entertainment experience to consumers, and they've backed it up with innovative technical solutions from a great engineering team," added TJ Kang, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics' media solution center.

The service allows users to upload their own music and stream it wherever there is an Internet connection, similar to Google Music. Users are also given 5GB free storage and unlimited access on one mobile device.

If you have an Android device, playing a song will also launch a related streaming music station, similar to Pandora or Slacker.

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