Upcoming Google Music store to offer song sharing, according to industry insider

During the AsiaD conference, Google’s senior vice president of Mobile, Andy Rubin confirmed the rumors that Google was working on a digital music store to go along with its cloud music storage. In addition to confirming the rumors of a music store, Andy Rubin also said that the store would have a little “twist”.

According to a person in the music industry who has been briefed on Google’s digital music store plans, the little “twist” that Andy Rubin referred to is the ability for users to share songs that have been purchased. Shared songs will be able to be listened to a number of times for a limited period.

Although no specific launch date has been announced, it is speculated that the new service will launch sometime this quarter.

Source: Business Insider, via BGR

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