One would think that the sparrows whistle it already from the rooftops: According to reports the New York Times, from The Verge and Ars Technika Google is nearing the announcement of its own music subscription service. Analysts expect the launch of the new service in the context of today’s keynote speech to kick off the developer conference Google I / O. Thus, it is no longer a question of whether it will give the service, but just how exactly it is placed. Corresponding agreements with Sony, Warner and Universal will already be in the bag. .
Play Store and Google’s YouTube, the company has two offers at the start, which could be supplemented by a music flatrate. While you can only buy so far via Google Play music and outsource its own music collection to the cloud, YouTube is now used by millions of users to listen to music: Hardly a current title, not with users of designed or official videos on YouTube would find.
security is likely to be only the integration in the play offer. Although Google’s cloud music service, in contrast to the cloud with Amazon and Apple is free of charge, attract many users from a streaming Flash. Ultimately, the cloud services in the problems with the administration’s own collection only shift from the PC to the network, while streaming services promise entertainment without management. Google would be united under one roof, the first provider of cloud service, music flatrate and download offer. (sha)