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Bop.fm adds Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches itself as a “Switzerland...
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Tango app gets more music with Rhapsody, Vevo and SoundCloud

Messaging app Tango is beefing up its music partnerships, launching new channels within its app for Rhapsody, SoundCloud and Vevo yesterday, who join existing partners Spotify and 8tracks. All of these companies now have...
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T-Mobile US courts controversy with Music Freedom additions

US mobile operator T-Mobile launched its Music Freedom initiative earlier this year, promising that usage of Spotify, Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Slacker and Samsung’s Milk wouldn’t be counted...
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Rhapsody revenues up 22% year-on-year, but losses grow slightly

RealNetworks still has a stake in digital music service Rhapsody, and that means that when the former publishes its quarterly financial results, it includes data for the latter. RealNetworks’ Q2 financials came out late...
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Music services pay per-click for Google’s ‘Listen Now’ ads

More details have emerged about Google’s latest music-related feature in its search engine: ‘Listen Now’ ads that appear when people search for artists. Presented as links within the artist boxout that appears at the...
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Rhapsody acquires Ex.fm and SoundTracking

You wait around for ages for a digital music company to buy a discovery service and then one comes along and buys two at the same time. Rhapsody has cracked open the war chest to buy up both Ex.fm and SoundTracking in what...
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Rhapsody / Napster reach 2m subscribers, talks licensing and YouTube

Three months after revealing that they had 1.7m paying subscribers between them, Rhapsody and Napster have announced another milestone this morning: 2m subscribers. The mathematicians among you will already have worked...
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Google Play Music All Access launches in six more countries

Google is quietly expanding the geographic reach of its Google Play Music All Access streaming service, adding six more countries yesterday. Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Ukraine now have the service, with...
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Rhapsody leads funding round for dance platform Dubset Media

It’s relatively rare to see a digital music service investing in a startup through a funding round rather than an acquisition. Even so, that’s what Rhapsody and Napster’s parent company Rhapsody International has done,...
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Beats Music downloads boosted in the US after adding n-app subscriptions

You wouldn’t think that adding an in-app subscription option would drive a big spike in downloads for a streaming music app. Nevertheless, Beats Music saw downloads of its iOS app shoot up 427% the day after it added...
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Rhapsody International reaches 1.7m paying subscribers

Rhapsody International has stated that it has 1.7m paying subscribers now, an increase of 63% in the past year.
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Microsoft says Xbox One will open up to third-party music services eventually

Microsoft says Xbox One will open up to third-party music services eventually