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Spotify to Take on Pandora with Free Music
Dec 6, 2013 - in News
At an event on Dec. 11, Spotify will reportedly announce a new free mobile music service.
10 Best Android Music Players
Nov 11, 2013 - in Picture Story
From nimble, cloud-based streaming players to feature-packed apps for audiophiles, here's the best Android music player apps for your listening pleasure.
10 Best Video Game Soundtracks
Sep 4, 2013 - in Picture Story
Video game music has progressed from 8-bit ditties to concert-worthy compositions as compelling as movie soundtracks. These diverse represent the most impressive.
Pandora Ditching 40 Hour Limit for Mobile
Aug 23, 2013 - in News
No more worrying about going over the limit.
Verizon Carrier Billing May Come to Google's Music Service
Aug 7, 2013 - in News
This may be good for both Google and Verizon.
Sony's Board Elects to Keep Entertainment Unit
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
Sony has no plans to spin off Sony Pictures and Sony Music.
iTunes Customers Downloading More Free Apps Than Music
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
iTunes customers may be branching out to other platforms for music while iOS device owners are gobbling up free apps.
ASCAP Trying to Block Pandora's Radio Station Acquisition
Jul 30, 2013 - in News
Pandora's acquisition is a royalty bargaining chip and won't benefit the locals, claims ASCAP.
Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich Pull Spotify Tracks
Jul 16, 2013 - in News
All is not well with Spotify and Radiohead.
10 Free Conversion Tools for your Audio & Video
Jun 12, 2013 - in Picture Story
Check out these 10 free audio and video conversion tools for your desktop.
Twitter Testing Music Service; Opens To All Next Week
Apr 12, 2013 - in News
Ryan Seacrest and a number of "influential" people are testing and promoting Twitter's new music service.
Pandora Hits 200 Million User Milestone
Apr 11, 2013 - in News
Pandora gained 100 million users in just two years.
Apple iMusic Could Land Warner, Universal Deals Soon
Apr 5, 2013 - in News
Apple is looking to launch iRadio in June along with the iPhone 5S.
Amazon's AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
Vinyl records you purchase from Amazon will automatically have unlocked free MP3 versions.
10 Desktop Music Managers
Apr 4, 2013 - in Picture Story
Get your music library sorted out with these desktop music managers!
Is Apple Closer to Launching 'iRadio' Streaming Service?
Mar 30, 2013 - in News
What have you got up your sleeve, Apple?
Watch Out Spotify: Amazon Reportedly in Talks for Music Subscription Service
Mar 22, 2013 - in News
Please let this music subscription service come to Amazon Prime members...
Necomimi Shows Off Mind-controlled Headphones
Mar 16, 2013 - in News
Shuffle will never be the same again.
No More Free Unlimited Streaming for Pandora Mobile
Feb 28, 2013 - in News
Pandora is cutting your mobile streaming time down to 40 hours per month thanks to increasing royalties demanded by record labels.
Google Still Hammering Out Music Streaming Service
Feb 27, 2013 - in News
Google is still trying to launch a music subscription service.
iTunes Surpasses 25 Billion Downloads
Feb 6, 2013 - in News
Music service's catalog offers 26 million songs.
Seven Bethesda Soundtracks Now Available on iTunes
Feb 2, 2013 - in News
Bethesda's made its most popular games' soundtracks available on iTunes.
Nokia Announces New Music+ Service for Lumia Phones
Jan 28, 2013 - in News
Premium music service will cost $3.99 a month.
Amazon Launches MP3 Store Optimized for iOS
Jan 17, 2013 - in News
Amazon has bypassed Apple's 30-percent cut and is offering tunes for sale via HTML5.
Amazon Introduces AutoRip, Allows Free Downloads of MP3s from Previously Purchased CDs
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
Amazon is now offering a service to automatically import your previously purchased CDs into Amazon's Cloud Player.
YouTube Kills Billions of Video Views Faked By Music Industry
Dec 27, 2012 - in News
YouTube says it has found the music industry with their hands in the cookie jar.
Google Music Now Has Music Matching Like iTunes, But Free
Dec 19, 2012 - in News
As always, Google Music users can store up to 20,000 songs, but now Google will match those tunes with 320 Mbps versions, shortening upload time and cranking up the quality. For free.
Google Easter Egg: Gangnam PSY Droid in the 2012 Zeitgeist
Dec 14, 2012 - in News
Google's got the cutest little PSYdroid hidden in its 2012 Zeitgeist page.
Trent Reznor, Beats by Dre Partner for Streaming Service
Dec 11, 2012 - in News
NIN frontman looks to take on Spotify with the help of Beats by Dre.
Metallica's Ulrich and Napster's Parker No Longer at Odds
Dec 10, 2012 - in News
For those who experienced the fight against Napster more than a decade ago, last week's appearance of Napster's Sean Parker and Metallica's Lars Ulrich was a surreal experience.