September 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora turns 10 next week, and the streaming radio service is celebrating with a “Listener Love Day” during which it will get rid of all its advertisements. Although we can’t help thinking that...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Lobbying body the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) includes Google, Pandora, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft among its members. So its new report on “Copyright Reform for a Digital...

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August 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The Chinese stock market caught a cold this week, but tech and music firms in the west were sneezing too. Yesterday saw losses across all the major indices, and the knock-on effects saw Pandora’s share...

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August 19th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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One of the headlines from Next Big Sound's Summer 2015 report was the growth of SoundCloud, with the music analytics firm claiming that monthly plays on the streaming service had nearly doubled from 2.5bn...

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August 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The 2016 US presidential election campaign is well underway, albeit in its primary stages. And research firm Borrell Associates has made an interesting prediction about how the candidates will be spending...

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July 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora had bought an FM radio station in South Dakota as a means to dive through royalty loopholes around terrestrial broadcasters and push down its online payment rates. This caused all manner of outrage...

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July 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora has opened up its Sponsored Listening ad programme to all brands after it launched with select partners last year. The scheme works where users can ‘earn’ an hour of ad-free listening if clicking...

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July 28th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

File under: hmmmmm. Hits Daily Double has run a story claiming there are 10m people using Apple Music since its launch at the end of June. Apple has not officially commented on this or the launch apart...

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July 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora saw its revenue for Q2 increase by 30% to $285.6m year on year but its listener growth has slowed down in that period. On top of that, its net loss stood at $16.1m, up from $11.7m in Q2 2014. Listener...

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