engine - 3:34 pm on Mar 14, 2013 (gmt 0)
Twitter is preparing a music discovery app built on technology from a recent acquisition. It could be released by the end of the month.Report: Twitter Readying Music App For Launch This Month [news.cnet.com] Twitter acquired the music discovery service We Are Hunted last year and is using its technology to build a standalone music app, CNET has learned.
The app, to be called Twitter Music, could be released on iOS by the end of this month, according to a person familiar with the matter. Twitter Music suggests artists and songs to listen to based on a variety of signals, and is personalized based on which accounts a user follows on Twitter. Songs are streamed to the app via SoundCloud.