Tag: internet radio

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urRadio taps 7digital for new social music service

New internet radio startup urRadio is certainly ambitious. Check its pitch: “not just another music app, but the Future of radio”. Capital-F Future. What is it? The iOS and Android app is tapping 7digital for the actual...
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CÜR Music strikes MediaNet deal for hybrid streaming service

CÜR Music, the streaming service founded by industry veterans Tom Brophy, John Lack and Bob Jamieson, has signed a deal with B2B firm Medianet to provide its licensed music catalogue. CÜR Music is being pitched as “the...
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GroupM study encourages brands to embrace ‘Live Music 2.0’

Yes, “Live Music 2.0” is a horrible phrase that’s best left well alone. But global agency GroupM’s entertainment and sports division’s new report about the interaction between brands and live music has more useful...
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RIAA puts forward proposals to “fix music licensing” for the digital age

In response to the US Copyright Office’s request for comments on the state of music licensing, the RIAA has filed a 52-page report with its proposals for modernising the system – including creating parity between digital...
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Former Apple staffer: ‘iTunes Radio sucks and it sucks because of Apple’s arrogance’

Apple announced earlier this month that iTunes Radio now has 40m listeners in the US and Australia, but it’s fair to say that the personal radio service remains in its early days, and certainly hasn’t yet given...
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Pandora’s May 2014 metrics: 77m listeners and 1.73bn listener hours

Pandora is stopping announcing its listening metrics every month from now on, although it’ll still provide numbers as part of its quarterly financial reports. The last set of stats was released yesterday, for May, with...
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US: Internet Radio, October 2013

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Turntable.fm unveils new Piki music app

Turntable.fm launches a discovery app called Piki, which junks the virtual rooms full of dancing avatars in favour of "hand-picked radio".
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Pandora sues ASCAP to get ‘reasonable’ royalty rates

It emerged yesterday that Pandora is suing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
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Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio up to 125m ‘downloads and upgrades’

Clear Channel's parent company reported its latest financial results on Friday, complete with some new stats on the growth of its iHeartRadio service.
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Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio up to 125m ‘downloads and upgrades’

Clear Channel's parent company reported its latest financial results on Friday, complete with some new stats on the growth of its iHeartRadio service.
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Michael Robertson launches UberTalk streaming radio player

MP3Tunes' Michael Robertson launches UberTalk, which he describes as "a new service to help people discover and play the amazing world of radio programs".