Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts

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Talk of a Samsung cloud service might not have panned out at the Galaxy S III event, but that doesn’t mean the Korean electronics giant isn’t interested in the space. Samsung has just acquired mSpot, best known for its cloud music storage and its earlier movie streaming tie-ins with carriers. The exact intentions aren’t exactly clear — Samsung is only promising that mSpot’s technology will represent a “key integrated offering” on new mobile hardware. Still, the deal suggests that the Music Hub and Media Hub may get that much more cloud-savvy in the future. When asked for comment, Dropbox coyly stated: “It’s cool. Being single is the new black.”

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