To make up for its tardiness to the online music store game, Google Music has enlisted bona fide music lovers to help curate its store. It's the Google version of "High Fidelity," with Tim Quirk as Rob Gordon.
The sudden launch of Google's Music service combined with its boorish business behavior has ticked off some important folks: The record labels. Meanwhile, Apple's cloud-based music locker is said to be much better.
Finally! Some more substantial evidence that Google is readying a music service! For years, rumors have been trickling in that the search giant plans to create a cloud-based subscription music service to store your songs in a "digital locker." But until now, the rumors have amounted to little more than, well, rumors.