Posted on October 17th, 2011 | No comments yet
There’s a rumor going around that Google is going to launch a cloud-based music store of its very own.
In this article from Search Engine Land, it sounds like the discussions may not be going so well:
“One of the issues that may hinder a potential Google music store is the way in which Google Music currently works. Unlike Apple, Google (and Amazon) basically allow users to store music, then listen to it via a variety of devices. This means that all songs have to be uploaded; they can’t be streamed from the service.”
Honestly, iTunes is so big and has been the standard for so long, we’re just not sure that Google could sway people over to their side. But then again, if anyone could accomplish such a feat, it’s Google.
Google has also announced that they have now shut down Google Buzz in order to put all their eggs in the Google+ basket which has seen a surge of activity since the Facebook changes made everyone throw a hissy fit. (Speaking of the Facebook changes- we are staying on top of everything and are here to help if you have any questions whatsoever about how to make sure you and your company are staying visible!)
So, here’s our question: Would you switch from iTunes?