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Report claims that 43m Americans now own a smart speaker

NPR and Edison Research have published the latest version of their Smart Audio Report, which tracks smart-speaker ownership and usage in the US. The key headline: “18% of Americans 18+ own a smart speaker, or around 43...
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NPR / Edison: One in six Americans now own a smart speaker

January has already seen a flurry of new research into smart speakers, timed to coincide with the CES show in Las Vegas. The latest example comes from NPR and Edison Research, who surveyed 1,816 Americans in November and...
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YouTube musician Peter Hollens looks for all the cookie jars

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the last couple of years covering musicians on YouTube, it’s that they don’t rely solely on Google’s online video service to make their money. Take a cappella artist Peter...
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NPR follows Amazon in pulling out of MIC Coalition

US lobbying group the MIC Coalition has lost another of its founding members, after National Public Radio (NPR) pulled out just over a month after Amazon also left the group (Bulletin, 5-Jun-15). While NPR has yet to make...
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Apple’s iTunes Radio adds news station from NPR

Apple's iTunes Radio adds news station from NPR
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NPR Music iPad app goes live with streaming music

US public radio firm NPR has launched a new iPad app focused on music. It's called NPR Music, and is a free download from the App Store.
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NPR Music iPad app goes live with streaming music

US public radio firm NPR has launched a new iPad app focused on music. It's called NPR Music, and is a free download from the App Store.
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CBC launch music portal and iPhone app

CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster, has followed in the footsteps of its NPR and BBC cousins and have launched its own music portal, in addition to an iPhone app. Though much of the content is a consolidation of its existing...
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NPR launches iPhone music app

US radio broadcaster NPR has launched a free iPhone app called NPR Music, which lets users stream music in genres including Pop/Rock/Folk, Jazz & Blues, World, Classical and Hip Hop/R&B.
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NPR and the Guardian get Gorillaz album stream a week before launch

Next week sees the release of the new album from cartoon-hop band Gorillaz, Plastic Beach.
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Can you tell a real music startup from a fake?

US public radio service NPR is always a good source for thought-provoking entertainment and as part of it's retrospective of the decade, it is challenging users to test their digital music knowledge.
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NPR secures streaming exclusive for new Bob Dylan album

It's now a common promotional tactic for albums to be available as a full online stream the week before their release. Bob Dylan is the latest artist to jump on the bandwagon, with his label Columbia Records announcing...