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One issue holding up Apple iRadio: The economics of skipping songs

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Apple wants to roll out its streaming music service this summer, but it's still hammering out details with Sony Music over some very specific terms. [Read more]...
One issue holding up Apple iRadio: The economics of skipping songs
Will another $100M help Spotify deflect competition from Microsoft & Apple?
With Sights Dead Set on the Living Room, Google Debuts A Streaming Media Device

Sean Parker: Why'd Spotify Take So Long to Get Stateside? It Could Have Been Apple.

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Before Spotify finally hit the United States less than a year ago, streaming music proponents the world around lauded the company. But while the app was available in Europe and other countries since 2010, it took an extra two and a half years to get stateside. Popular knowledge assumed it...
Sean Parker: Why'd Spotify Take So Long to Get Stateside? It Could Have Been Apple.

UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner

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Used to be, musicians were judged (commercially speaking, of course) by how much radio play they got and how many albums and singles they sold. The UK's answer to Billboard, the Official Charts Company, has seen a future filled with streaming music from services like Spotify, Napster and Deezer...
UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner

doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service

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Remember doubleTwist? (Probably almost as well as you remember India.Arie and Nikka Costa, but more on that later.) The player made a bit of a name for itself in the pre-Play Music days -- based as much on the default Android music app's shortcomings as its own strengths. Over...
doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service
Facebook adds 'Listen' button to artist pages, takes you straight to Spotify, MOG, and Rdio

Pandora Pays Drake Nearly $3 Million A Year

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Streaming music might not be so bad for artists after all, as Pandora CEO Tim Westergren revealed today that some artists are making more than $2 million a year.  While that's not across the board, even some of the lesser-known music artists on the service make at least $100,000 per...
Pandora Pays Drake Nearly $3 Million A Year

Rdio's New Android App Is—Gasp—Better Than the iOS Version [Rdio]

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Streaming-music-service-slash-social-network Rdio new Android app is pretty damn excellent. In addition to support for Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0), the app now includes Network Activity, User Profiles, New Releases, Album Charts, and recommendations based on listening habits. If you've had a chance to check out the iOS version of Rdio,...
Rdio's New Android App Is—Gasp—Better Than the iOS Version [Rdio]

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

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Apple is close to signing a deal with both Warner Music and Universal Music Group for its rumored streaming music service, reports CNET. Content negotiations between Apple and record companies were said to have stagnated because the Cupertino-based company was offering low royalty rates, but CNET's sources say that Apple's...
Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

Microsoft introduces Xbox Music stream

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Microsoft announced its own streaming music service Monday, in a bid to expand its catalog of entertainment content. Xbox Music will let some Microsoft customers stream tunes for free, as well as search for particular artists, songs and albums for on-demand play. There will be a $9.99 subscription fee for...
Microsoft introduces Xbox Music stream

Ford adds Mog streaming music to Sync AppLink roster

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The addition of Mog to Ford's Sync AppLink brings the total apps it supports up to 10. Mog subscribers will be able to use voice command to control various features of the streaming music in Ford models that have the latest version of AppLink installed. [Read more]...
Ford adds Mog streaming music to Sync AppLink roster
Universal Music UK exec says Spotify doesn't hurt sales, digital revenues nearing parity

Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini

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Amazon’s streaming music service, Cloud Player, has been available on iOS for more than six months, but designed for an iPhone or iPod touch screen. But as of Wednesday, it’s now optimized for both the larger display of the iPad and the slightly smaller iPad mini, Amazon announced Wednesday. The...
Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini

Google looks to cut Apple off at the pass with new streaming music service for Android

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Google looks to cut Apple off at the pass with new streaming music service for Android

Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs

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Just after the revelation that Apple has acquired Web app startup Particle, The Next Web reports that Apple is also in the process of acquiring Color Labs. Color, which raised a substantial $41 million round of financing even before launching last year, arrived as a photo sharing service that has...
Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs
Xbox Music pricing leaks online, mimics Spotify model

Billboard Gets Digital Update

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Billboard magazine's Hot 100 songs chart will now include data from streaming-music sites and subscription-music services such as Spotify and Rhapsody....
Billboard Gets Digital Update
Rdio bites some of Pandora's classic features to increase music discoverability

Apple's iTunes dominates the music downloading world

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Spotify, Rdio, Pandora... pshaw. Despite people streaming music at a growing rate, digital-music downloading isn't going anywhere. [Read more]...
Apple's iTunes dominates the music downloading world
Grooveshark unveils its streaming radio service 'Broadcast'

Paul McCartney jets from streaming music services; Rhapsody calls it a ‘shock’

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Paul McCartney. Wikipedia photo Paul McCartney appears to be a “Band on the Run” … at least when it comes to popular music streaming services. The former Beatle has pulled his tracks from the likes of Spotify, Rdio and Rhapsody just a few days after releasing a new album, Kisses on...
Paul McCartney jets from streaming music services; Rhapsody calls it a ‘shock’

Samsung and Spotify Duet With A New Smart TV App

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Samsung and Spotify have partnered to bring Spotify's streaming service to European owners of Samsung Smart TV 2012 E Series sets. Support for other Samsung Smart TV models, Blu-ray players and home theater systems will come later this year. The deal puts Spotify, which will appear as a downloadable app,...
Samsung and Spotify Duet With A New Smart TV App

Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

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Apple has reportedly secured a key licensing deal for its upcoming new "iRadio" streaming music service just one week ahead of its annual WWDC conference in San Francisco. Warner Music, which had been holding out for better terms according to earlier reports, has reportedly now agreed to license its catalog...
Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?
Five Spotify apps that will change how you listen to music

Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services

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Streaming music provider Slacker has announced its availability on the Xbox Live service. The service allowing Xbox LIVE subscribers in the US and Canada to listen to millions of songs and hundreds of pre-programmed stations on an ad-supported basis, including a new videogame music soundtrack station curated by gaming culture...
Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services
Samsung buys streaming startup mSpot to take on iCloud and Google Play
SkyDrive Assets Hint At Web-Based Streaming Music Player Coming From Microsoft

Spotify launches Windows Phone 8 music-streaming app in beta

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Streaming music service Spotify is now available to use on Windows Phone 8 devices. Now downloadable from the Windows Phone Store, the new Windows Phone 8-specific app is launching in beta, and offers new users a free trial lasting for 30 days, before requiring the premium service subscription of $10...
Spotify launches Windows Phone 8 music-streaming app in beta
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