Mobile Minutes: Spotify, Intuit, Yahoo, Hulu
By Staff reports
May 1, 2014
Spotify teams with Sprint on a mobile music plan
Spotify, the streaming music company, has struck a deal with Sprint to help market and promote its service, which offers millions of songs free and by subscription.
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Intuit in talks to buy mobile-finance app Check
Intuit Inc. is in talks to acquire bill-payment service Check Inc. for more than $350 million, according to two people familiar the situation. The discussions are still early and a final agreement may not be reached for two or more weeks, one of the people said. Check would become the latest tech startup snapped up by Intuit as the finance-software maker expands its suite of tools for individuals and small businesses through acquisitions. Last year, the company bought document service DocStoc, tax-return helper GoodApril and small-business scheduling tool FullSlate.
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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well
Yahoo is rolling out a new mail app for iPhone and iPod touch designed to deliver more than just messages. The new mail app, announced on Tuesday, will provide a familiar Yahoo mail experience while adding access to other content like news, weather and stock tickers, according to the company.
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Hulu will soon let anyone stream shows on mobile for free
Hulu is about to start letting everyone watch some of its programming via mobile devices, CEO Mike Hopkins said at the companys Upfronts event today.
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