16 posts and columns on Lala
Instead of heading to another company or starting one, longtime Silicon Valley Geoff Ralston is about to welcome a new crop of start-ups to Imagine K12, a new education incubator. Ralston explains it all in the video after the jump.
A download store, a music locker and the ability to share some of your music with your friends, for $25 a year. That’s what Google would like its music service to look like, according to a new report. There aren’t any deals in place yet, so the reality may look entirely different. But it sounds good on paper….
News ByteApple bought Lala in December, tech prognosticators have told us that an “iTunes in the cloud,” featuring all the streaming music you could dream of, was just around the corner. But it has yet to show up, even though Lala has gone away. And it doesn’t seem to be coming any time soon, CNET’s Greg Sandoval reminds us–Apple doesn’t have deals with the labels and doesn’t seem to be pushing hard for them (but Google (GOOG) seems keen on launching its own service). So what is Apple up to? One clue: The Lala team is now reportedly working on a video project.
The streaming music service Apple bought in December is gone. There’s nothing in its place–and it may (still) be a while before that changes.
Apple is shutting down Lala, its cloud-based music service, in a month. When will it open a replacement? No time soon, it appears.