October 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Deezer has bought talk radio app Stitcher for an undisclosed amount, in a deal that will bring talk radio and podcasts to the streaming music service. "Almost every music listener listens to some form...

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October 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Personal radio service Pandora announced its latest financials yesterday, and they showed the company’s revenues growing well and losses halving year-on-year, with some growth in active listeners too. The...

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October 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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How do you quantify the value to the music industry (artists included) of a streaming music service like Spotify? Streaming income, obviously, but there's also a debate over how much these services...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has been talking about how he sees the technology and music industries working together, in an address to P Diddy's Revolt conference. Accepting an SFTB Award, Iovine gave...

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October 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple reported its latest quarterly financials last night, and as results go they were pretty stonking. The company's revenues rose 12.3% year-on-year to $42.1bn for the quarter, while its net profit rose...

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October 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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How long has the verbal battle between the creative industries and Google over piracy sites and search rankings been running? Too long. But on Friday, there were some interesting new developments coming...

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October 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

There’s a new way to listen to music – and, indeed, other kinds of audio – on Twitter. The social network launched its latest feature last night: the Twitter Audio Card. It’s a way to stream...

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October 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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British startup Playlists.net, which aggregates and recommends playlists created on streaming music service Spotify, has been acquired by Warner Music Group's WEA label. The major label snapped up the...

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October 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Bandcamp has a new feature for artists on its Pro tier: the ability to "present unlimited HD videos side-by-side with your music and merchandise, with nary a lick of integrity-destroying advertising in...

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