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Music Concierge is Songza’s Playlist AI

In 2008, Songza started out as a searchable database for streaming music with five guys living in a house on Hicksville, Long Island. Today, the company is still based in Long Island City but now has nine full-time employees and 25 music experts thanks to its quite remarkable history. As Songza is trying to build [...]


Amazon Buys Woot For A Cool $110 Million

For a site that says it expects profitability by 2043, Woot certainly cashed out quicker than expected by selling itself, goods and all, in a $110 million cash deal with online retail behemoth Amazon. Matt Rutledge, CEO and Founder of Woot, shared the news with his employees in the usual snarky manner of the site, [...]