Google is rumoured to be releasing a music service when its Android 3.0 software is released in the forth quarter, later this year. With Google taking advance of the new streaming music services it aquire from the purchase of Simplified Media.
This move by Google follows shortly after Apples announcement that it too will be launching a new streaming music service of its own linked to iTunes, in the near future.
The Streaming iTunes services might overshadow Google’s plans, but Android has built a user base that continues to grow at a rapid rate with around 160,000 Android phones being activated each day around the world.
The news comes from Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist during an interview with Android product manager Gaurav Jain, it was revealed that Google’s mobile efforts will be part of the music service right from the start. Have a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.
Via Into Mobile