You're reading it here first: MediaNama has learned that Motorola is shutting down its Soundbuzz business. Sources within Motorola in India, as well as other industry sources have confirmed the development, and we're awaiting details from the company about whether this impacts Soundbuzz' business across South East Asia and Australia. According to our sources, Motorola has "decided to end the Soundbuzz business." We'll update when we have more. This is believed to be a part of the cost reduction exercise from Motorola Mobile Devices: the company will no longer focus on building a e-to-e music services or MotoMusic, for which Soundbuzz had been acquired by Motorola in January 2008. The company was going to use Soundbuzz' relationships in India, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand to launch its MotoMusic services. Six months after the acquisition, Motorola had launched MotoMusic in India, powered by Soundbuzz. Soundbuzz had been started by for MTV Asia MD Sudhanshu Sarronwala in 1999. The buzz about Soundbuzz shutting down in India has been there for the last couple of weeks. Related: -- Motorola Launches MOTOMUSIC In India With MOTOROKR E8 -- Updated: Motorola To Acquire Asian Digital Music Service Soundbuzz -- Music Labels In India Are Becoming More Dependent On Mobile
- India’s central bank launches pilot of e-Rupee for retail segment: Here’s everything to know November 29, 2022
- Event Announcement: Reworking the Data Protection Bill, Delhi, 8th Dec #Ad November 29, 2022
- Telegram Discloses Names, Numbers, IP Addresses of Alleged Copyright Infringers to Delhi HC November 29, 2022
- Nashik residents question the linking of Aadhaar with Voter ID November 29, 2022
- What can we learn about crypto scams from WazirX’s latest transparency report? November 29, 2022
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
The Structure and Style of a Dogma Community: Conspiracy theories and organized Twitter engagement on Sushant Singh Rajput
Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement
Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?
A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'
India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...
Why ‘group privacy’ should be recognised, and how ‘non-personal’ data becomes a regulatory blindspot
There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...