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CBS Acquires Last.fm

CBS announced today that they have acquired Last.fm for $280 million. It is an interesting move by CBS, a company long established in the television and radio broadcasting industry.
Last.fm is a social network centered around music. In a technique known as “scrobbling,” songs played in iTunes are monitored and a record is kept. [...]

Scrobbling with Last.fm

I’ve added a Last.fm widget to the sidebar on the main page of this site.
Last.fm is a social music recommendation service. When you listen to a song in iTunes, or any other popular media player, it is recorded in your profile. They’ve dubbed this action “scrobbling.” Based on other people with similar [...]