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Google Play Music Goes Free in the U.S.

Google Play Music Streaming Service Goes Free in the U.S.

Google announced that its music streaming service Play Music will now provide a free, ad-supported version to the U.S. users no...

Jun 24 2015, 6:46am CDT

Amazon Echo Now Available for Everyone for $179.99

Amazon Echo Now Available for Everyone for $179.99

Amazon ‘Echo’ the smart speaker/ home assistance gadget can now be purchased by anyone after being invitation only for several...

Jun 24 2015, 4:35am CDT

Apple Axed Sonos-Like Beats Speaker

Apple Axed Sonos-Like Beats Speaker

Apple Music’s Achilles heel has been exposed. The blunder made by Beats Electronics gives the advantage to Sonos....

Jun 15 2015, 6:36am CDT

The Top 20 Music Streaming Services Apple will Compete With

The Top 20 Music Streaming Services Apple will Compete With

Apple is set to launch a Music Streaming Service based on Beats Music the company acquired a year ago. Apple is late to the gam...

May 13 2015, 7:30am CDT

Pandora will have its Apple Watch app ready in time for the launch

Pandora will have its Apple Watch app ready in time for the launch

The app lets you play music quickly and check music notifications...

Apr 9 2015, 8:33am CDT

Amazon Prime Music Updated with Stations on iOS

Amazon Prime Music Updated with Stations on iOS

Amazon Prime Music on iOS gets smarter and better with Prime Stations. That means Apple users can stream songs with unlimited s...

Mar 24 2015, 1:27am CDT

Spoof of Amazon Echo Commercial Takes Reddit by Storm

Spoof of Amazon Echo Commercial Takes Reddit by Storm

Amazon unveiled the Amazon Echo yesterday. Amazon's smart assistant caused mixed reactions. Some people want it right away...

Nov 7 2014, 2:11pm CST

Amazon Echo Gadget Unveiled

Amazon Echo Unveiled

Amazon just unveiled the Amazon Echo. Amazon has now also a smart assistant. Her name is Alexa. Siri, Cordana, may I introduce...

Nov 6 2014, 11:20am CST

Apple confirms Downward Trend in iTunes Downloads

Apple confirms Downward Trend in iTunes Digital Music Downloads

Apple Incorporated has shown a downward trend in the sales of its iTunes digital music downloads....

Oct 28 2014, 5:55am CDT

A Massive Subscription Service Is Coming To Apple

A Massive Subscription Service Is Coming To Apple

Recent purchases will give them the edge they need...

Aug 3 2014, 12:53am CDT

Apple is in Close Talks to Buy Swell Radio for $30M

Apple is in Close Talks to Buy Swell Radio for $30M

Apple is said to be in close talks for the acquisition of radio and podcast app Swell for $30 million....

Jul 28 2014, 6:58am CDT

Google Acquires Music Curation Service Songza

Google Acquires Music Curation Service Songza

The acquisition tightens the growing rivalry between Google and Apple....

Jul 2 2014, 1:38am CDT

Whyd iPhone App Released

Whyd iPhone App Released

Whyd, a music discovery website, is an app I really enjoy and which I try to write about when something happens. Whyd started o...

Jun 24 2014, 9:22am CDT

Justice Department  to Begin Review of Music Licensing

Justice Department to Begin Review of Music Licensing

The U.S. Justice Department will review its decades-old consent decrees...

Jun 4 2014, 8:39pm CDT

Apple Could Be Acquiring Beats Headphones Company

Apple Could Be Acquiring Beats Headphones Company

The $3.2 billion deal would be their biggest yet...

May 8 2014, 11:11pm CDT

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes

Apple’s Tim Cook has shown the world in the past year that he’s quite happy to engage in some financial engineering and spend s...

May 7 2014, 4:31am CDT

Apple to overhaul iTunes, Could launch Android version soon

Apple to overhaul iTunes, Could launch Android version soon

iTunes revenue has dropped from 70 percent in 2012 to 50 percent this year, forcing Apple to consider drastic options....

Apr 9 2014, 11:32pm CDT

The 3 Biggest Issues Facing The Upcoming YouTube Streaming Service

The 3 Biggest Issues Facing The Upcoming YouTube Streaming Service

There’s been a lot of rumblings from Googleland again about the new YouTube streaming service that it’s preparing to introduce,...

Apr 7 2014, 5:20am CDT

A Look Into The Music Industry's Crystal Ball

A Look Into The Music Industry's Crystal Ball

“Crystal Ball, Crystal Ball, tell me things as you think they will be.” The great thing about the music business now is that, u...

Mar 31 2014, 6:47am CDT

Samsung Spills The Milk With Its New Streaming Service

Samsung Spills The Milk With Its New Streaming Service

Just what the world needs, another streaming service. Samsung recently announced that it launched a free online streaming music...

Mar 27 2014, 9:51am CDT

iTunes for Android is expected to be launched soon!

iTunes for Android is expected to be launched soon

Apple may just extend its domain of the iTunes store, by making it available on Android devices....

Mar 22 2014, 12:34pm CDT

Apple to Start iTunes for Android, An Alternative Rival to Spotify

Apple to Explore iTunes for Android, An Alternative Rival to Spotify

Apple is reportedly looking to begin its own music streaming service for Androids. iTunes app for Android may take the form of...

Mar 22 2014, 8:56am CDT

Samsung Enriches Galaxy Smartphones With Milk Music

Samsung Enriches Galaxy Smartphones With Milk Music

Samsung has launched a competitor to Apple iTunes Radio, itself a service that quickly captured market share in digital music w...

Mar 8 2014, 1:05pm CST

Apple Accelerates Vehicle Integration With CarPlay

Apple Accelerates Vehicle Integration With CarPlay

Apple has unveiled the CarPlay infotainment service at the Geneva International Motor Show, which is coined as “the best iPhone...

Mar 4 2014, 1:16am CST

Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin

Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin

Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a...

Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora

Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora

Musicians need Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services more than ever. Yes, I know both independent artists and superstar...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST

Pandora Launches Personalized Station Recommendations for iOS and Android users

Pandora Launches Personalized Station Recommendations for iOS and Android users

Pandora unveils personalization options...

Jan 16 2014, 11:30am CST

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer?

Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions sho...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Electronics, the fashion headphone behemoth led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has officially announced its plans to launch...

Jan 12 2014, 9:46am CST

Pandora Surges As It Brings Radio Ads To A Car Near You

Pandora Surges As It Brings Radio Ads To A Car Near You

Pandora Media stock leaped over 14% on Monday after it announced increased listeners in December and a new initiative to bring...

Jan 6 2014, 3:36pm CST

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

A few months ago, I spoke with Eric Bieschke, Pandora’s’ Chief Scientist, for a story about the company’s approach to analyzing...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

15 Under-Appreciated Events That Affected The Music Business In 2013

15 Under-Appreciated Events That Affected The Music Business In 2013

We’re coming to the end of 2013, so now is a good time to look back at the music business happenings of the year to see the tre...

Dec 27 2013, 9:26am CST

Very Last-Minute Digital Gifts You Can Buy As Late As Christmas Morning

Very Last-Minute Digital Gifts You Can Buy As Late As Christmas Morning

OK, you’ve procrastinated to the VERY last minute. It’s Christmas morning and you forgot to get something for someone special....

Dec 24 2013, 6:16pm CST

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

Idaho, China, Menlo Park. That would have been your itinerary this year to find the tech stocks that make up the list of the be...

Dec 23 2013, 8:36am CST

Pandora Alarm Clock Service is Now Available for iOS Devices

Pandora Alarm Clock Service is Now Available for iOS Devices

Pandora for iOS now brings you your favorite musical maestros and a ton of tunes. Now its Alarm Clock service will be available...

Dec 10 2013, 5:39am CST

Pandora is Mining User Registration Data for Advertisers

Pandora is Mining User Registration Data for Advertisers

Pandora has gone beyond the ordinary cookie. The startup is to track followers by the mining of user data. This is a progressiv...

Nov 16 2013, 2:43am CST

Apple Maps Squeezing out Google 3 Maps on iPhones

Apple Maps Squeezing out Google 3 Maps on iPhones

Regardless of the poorer quality, iPhone users prefer Apple Maps to Google Maps, because the app is already installed...

Nov 12 2013, 3:48am CST

Pandora App Update Brings Internet Streaming Radio to Chromecast

Pandora for Android Adds iPhone, Android Tablets and Chromecast Streaming

The music service, Pandora brings its radio streaming facility to the Chromecast platform. Pandora version 5 for Androids now s...

Oct 31 2013, 9:04am CDT