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Look out Spotify: Trent Reznor to launch streaming music service next year

Pandora Users Listening More

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Internet radio company Pandora Media said listener hours rose sharply in March--but more listening means higher royalty costs....
Pandora Users Listening More

Donald Trump's Twitter "seriously hacked," tweets Lil Wayne lyrics

arstechnica.com
Exotically coiffured businessman and self-appointed Republican visionary Donald Trump is the owner of the latest high-profile Twitter account to be hacked. Trump joins the esteemed ranks of Burger King and Jeep, with both companies suffering compromised accounts in the last few days. The Trump hack was less colorful and...
Donald Trump's Twitter "seriously hacked," tweets Lil Wayne lyrics

After 2 Years Of Pivots, ShowMe Finally Has A Sticky Product -- 500,000 Lessons Are Being Added Every Month

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Two and a half years ago, San Kim presented a startup called Easel on stage at DreamIt Ventures Demo Day in Philadelphia.  The former high school math and science teacher presented interactive workbooks for the iPad alongside 14 other startups; he hoped to land $300,000 in financing. He and his...
After 2 Years Of Pivots, ShowMe Finally Has A Sticky Product -- 500,000 Lessons Are Being Added Every Month

Radical.FM Wants To Go After Spotify With An Ad-Free, Listener-Supported Streamed Music Service

techcrunch.com
Yet another startup is wading into the crowded waters of music streaming today: Radical.FM, a web-based service that combines on-demand streaming and curated radio stations with a platform for artists to create and broadcast their own public playlists. But while companies like Pandora and Spotify build out businesses based on advertising...
Radical.FM Wants To Go After Spotify With An Ad-Free, Listener-Supported Streamed Music Service

Podcasts to Try in 2013

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If it's true, as some sage said, that thoughts shape actions and actions shape habits and habits shape character and character shapes destiny, the obvious question is: What shapes thoughts? Well, lots of things, and one of them is... podcasts! So as you begin the new year, one way to...
Podcasts to Try in 2013

The big music brain that knows what you like

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You probably haven't heard of it, but Echo Nest powers products from the likes of Spotify, Vevo, and MTV. By Rob Walker, contributor FORTUNE -- It began with an argument. Tristan Jehan and Brian Whitman met as Ph.D. candidates at MIT's Media Lab. Both were amateur musicians passionate about the...
The big music brain that knows what you like

The Verge Mobile Podcast, live at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM BST!

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For you, dear listener, we're going to stop organizing and uploading our comprehensive collections of animated GIFs to Google Drive just long enough to talk about the week in mobile technology. Will you join us? Continue reading…...
The Verge Mobile Podcast, live at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM BST!
Pandora's stock down 18% in after-hours trading on atrocious earnings

Edifier's Spinnaker Bluetooth speaker system promises not to hurt you, sells for $350

www.engadget.com
Despite what you might be thinking, what you're seeing above isn't a pair of sleek and very polished viking horns -- instead, you're gawking at an eccentric set of Bluetooth speakers. Adequately dubbed "Spinnaker," the rig measures in at a whopping 16.5 inches in height, and Edifier says the...
Edifier's Spinnaker Bluetooth speaker system promises not to hurt you, sells for $350
'Boil the Frog' connects the musical dots, makes discovery easier

Startups: Time For Another One-Sentence Pitch Competition With The Founder Institute

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Last December, TechCrunch worked with Adeo Ressi from The Founder Institute to host a competition for one-sentence pitches. It’s been a few months — so we’re doing it again. Distilling your startup idea into a single sentence can be a big challenge, but it’s crucial for communicating what you’re doing...
Startups: Time For Another One-Sentence Pitch Competition With The Founder Institute

TuneIn raises $25 million, nabs new CFO from Google to monetize radio streaming

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Palo Alto, California-based TuneIn has raised a new $25 million round of funding, and it plans to put that money to good use. TuneIn CEO John Donham told me Tuesday that he intends to spend a big chunk of his new funding on a monetization strategy that could help radio...
TuneIn raises $25 million, nabs new CFO from Google to monetize radio streaming

Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position?

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Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position? is a post from Chris PirilloI think that the way I sleep tends to show that I am Geeky, laid-back and a great listener. However, a new study on sleeping positions claims that I am wrong. Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep...
Do You Act Like Your Sleep Position?

V-Moda ships its listener-influenced Crossfade M-100 headphones

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V-Moda's Crossfade M-100 headphones represent a rare experiment that suggests some of the listeners themselves are the best designers. We're about to learn whether practice matches theory now that the over-ears are shipping. Those who spend $310, slightly more than the originally promised $300, should get a black or...
V-Moda ships its listener-influenced Crossfade M-100 headphones
The Verge Mobile Podcast, live at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM BST!

Wilco Continues To Get The Internet

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We talk about all sorts of artists who really seem to "get" the internet, and how it can be used for good, rather than something to freak out about. It's worth noting that the band Wilco really was one of the earlier ones to embrace the internet in all sorts...
Wilco Continues To Get The Internet

Just Sing It Turns iPhone Karaoke Into A Social Game

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There are plenty of smartphone karaoke apps, but no one has really figured out how to turn the act singing into your phone into addictive social experience (at least not in the United States), according to Alec Andronikov, CEO of mobile startup AnyoneGame. That’s why Andronikov and AnyoneGame have developed...
Just Sing It Turns iPhone Karaoke Into A Social Game

Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 2 March 2012A selection of 14 apps for you today:Spot Goes to the FarmPenguin Books has launched a new iOS book-app for Spot the dog, adding voice narration, animation and puzzles to Eric Hill's original story. It's the second Spot app following...
Apps Rush: Spot Goes to the Farm, Violet Crown, dealBoard, Mashable for iPad, CityMaps, News.me and more
Social: Facebook Search All But Announced by Mark Zuckerberg

BBC radio presenter Richard Bacon calls in police over online abuse by obsessed Simon Mayo fan

www.telegraph.co.uk
BBC presenter Richard Bacon has spoken out against "obsessive and weird" internet critics, after his family were abused by a listener who objected to his appointment as a replacement for Simon Mayo on BBC Radio Five Live....
BBC radio presenter Richard Bacon calls in police over online abuse by obsessed Simon Mayo fan

Pandora Beats, Q3 2013 Revenue Up 60% To $120M, 59.2M Active Users, And A Net Income Of $2.1M

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Internet radio service Pandora released its financial results for the Q3 2013, ending October 31 2012. Revenues are up 60 percent compared to Q3 2012 and now represents $120 million. Pandora reported a non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.05. It represents a GAAP net income of $2.052 million. Advertising revenue...
Pandora Beats, Q3 2013 Revenue Up 60% To $120M, 59.2M Active Users, And A Net Income Of $2.1M

Rdio updates iPhone app with attractive album and playlist views and social integration

thenextweb.com
Rdio has refreshed its iPhone app with an attractive new look for its song list view and also implemented new social integration that lets users see what their friends have been listening to from the list view. The new look continues Rdio’s ongoing redesign of its app to give it...
Rdio updates iPhone app with attractive album and playlist views and social integration

Pandora Will Cap Ad-Supported Mobile Streaming At 40 Hours A Month Starting March 1

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The music service resurrects its monthly 40-hour streaming cap, this time for mobile devices. Pandora will start putting a monthly 40-hour cap on its previously unlimited mobile music streaming starting March 1. Pandora employed this strategy to cap desktop listening to 40 hours per month several years ago, but...
Pandora Will Cap Ad-Supported Mobile Streaming At 40 Hours A Month Starting March 1

Pandora stock takes a beating on Apple music service rumor

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Following a report that Apple was starting its own subscription music service, shares of Pandora Music, Inc have plummeted more than 16 percent, with most of the losses happening overnight following the wide distribution of the rumor. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has been in negotiations with record...
Pandora stock takes a beating on Apple music service rumor
The State of Online Music Discovery

Fresh from raising $3.7m, Musimetric teams up with Spotify to share artist analytics

thenextweb.com
It’s turning into quite a week for Musicmetric. Fresh from landing $3.7 million in funding yesterday — via parent firm Semetric — the Web analytics platform for the music industry has inked a deal to introduce data from Spotify, the music streaming service with 20 million users. The coming together will...
Fresh from raising $3.7m, Musimetric teams up with Spotify to share artist analytics

The Pitch Season 2, Episode 5: EQuala - Personalized Radio for You and Your Friends

betabeat.com
Are American consumers ready for a social radio app that creates a personalized music station based on what your friends have shared and listened to? EQuala cofounder, Lior Aharoni, is on a mission to prove the answer is yes. Created by a team of Israeli technical wizards, who honed their...
The Pitch Season 2, Episode 5: EQuala - Personalized Radio for You and Your Friends

Pandora caps monthly free tunes on mobiles to 40 hours

gigaom.com
Pandora users streaming free tunes all month long may find that today is the day the music died: Pandora is limiting its free monthly service to 40 hours. Don’t worry though, the free tunes start up again the following month or you can choose to pay a small fee for...
Pandora caps monthly free tunes on mobiles to 40 hours
Pandora's 40-hour listening cap translates to a record 700K new paid subscribers
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