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Pandora heads for US TVs with Verizon deal

Music services continue to plot their path into the living room, with the latest example being Pandora's deal with Verizon in the US. A Pandora widget will now be available to customers of the Verizon FiOS high-definition...
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Music Ally Report : Mobile Mania

- Mobile Mania - Spotify crosses the pond - Space audity: digital music brings the noise - Market Profile: Russia - Comment: Michael Acton Smith, Mind Candy
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AOL Radio relaunches with Slacker to take on Pandora

AOL is ramping up its music ambitions again, announcing a partnership with Slacker to relaunch its AOL Radio service in the US. The new (old) service will mirror the Slacker Radio offering with three tiers: free personalised...
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Pandora founder Tim Westergren calls for centralised licensing structure in Europe

Hot off the company's IPO, Pandora founder Tim Westergren has been talking about his hopes for a return to the European market, although only if a "centralised licensing structure" a la SoundExchange is put in place. "Having...
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Slacker launches its iPad music app

Slacker Radio has launched its official iPad app, joining Pandora with a native experience on Apple's tablet. The app launched yesterday, and includes all three tiers of Slacker's service - Basic Radio, radio Plus and Premium...
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Pandora stock falls 24% on second day of trading

We promise there won't be daily updates on Pandora's stock price from now on - it's just in the early days that the industry is eagerly scrutinising how investors react to the music service's IPO...
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Pandora valuation surges and ebbs on opening day of trading

There was much excitement yesterday around the IPO of US music service Pandora, so how did it do? Well, having priced the offering at $16 per share, it opened at $20 per share...
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Pandora raises IPO price again to $16 per share at $2.56bn valuation

Today is the day for music service Pandora's Initial Public Offering (IPO), and on its eve, the company jacked up the price of its shares again. The anticipated price was originally $7-$9 per share...
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Pandora ups IPO price but faces more scrutiny over royalty payments

US music service Pandora has raised the price range for its stock in its upcoming IPO from $7-$9 per share to $10-$12, valuing the company at a potential market cap of $1.9 billion. Pandora is now aiming to raise up to $202.6...
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Simon Wheeler on Pandora in full

Yesterday's Report ran a feature entitled "Pandora's box" which looked at criticisms from Universal Music that interactive radio service Pandora is "gaming the DMCA". Simon Wheeler from Beggars, quoted in the article, has...
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Music Ally Report : iCloud in a nutshell

- iCloud in a nutshell - Pandora's box - When is an album not an album? - Market Profile: Norway - Comment: Michael Schneider
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Groupon files for its own $750m IPO

Pandora's IPO details got rather lost in the tech world's excitement around the IPO of daily deals firm Groupon yesterday. The company has filed for an IPO to raise $750 million, with documents that reveal the sheer scale...