Michael Robertson predicts Pandora’s 2010 numbers
Pandora is on course to make a small loss of $2.1 million this year, although those aren't official numbers, but calculations by MP3tunes boss Michael Robertson. He reckons that Pandora is on for $100 million of revenues...
June 17, 2010
Pandora launches own ads platform for iPad
Apple turns its iAd service on at the beginning of July, but music service Pandora is launching its own 'iPad advertising platform' now, as an alternative. What's more, it has already signed up Starbucks, Lexus and Budweiser...
June 15, 2010
Music Ally Report : does still music still matter to Apple?
- Does music still matter to Apple? - MEFFY awards - Public and private face of social music - Market profile: South Africa - Cloud-y thinking
June 10, 2010
Robertson’s Pandora Envy
Michael Robertson, pioneer of MP3.com and now boss of MP3Tunes, has written an insightful piece looking at the success of streaming radio service Pandora.
June 9, 2010
Pandora takes its fifth round of funding
Personalised radio service Pandora was proud of the fact that it recently had its first profitable quarter, but that hasn't stopped the company from raising a fifth round of funding. The round - for an undisclosed amount...
June 3, 2010
Pandora and OK Go storm the Webby Awards
The prestigious online Webby Awards were held earlier this week, with online radio service Pandora taking both gongs in the music category - from the judges and People's Voice voters...
May 6, 2010
Pandora passes 50m users and launches on iPad
As we said above, Pandora was one of the music services releasing an iPad app for the launch of Apple's tablet this weekend. The app has been redesigned for the bigger screen, with additional album artwork and more band information...
April 6, 2010
Immitter launches artist-pays rival to Pandora
New US music startup Immitter is hoping to take on Pandora with its music discovery service. The idea is similar: users listen to music, and have songs recommended to them based on specific metrics around the songs. However,...
March 24, 2010
Pandora launches iPhone app to control Alpine in-car stereos
Music service Pandora has made loud noises about its intentions in the in-car audio space this year. Now it's launched a dedicated iPhone app for people wanting to access Pandora using Alpine's iDA-X305S system, as part of...
March 22, 2010
Pandora touches profit after a decade, Spotify to be worth tens of billions in a few years…
An interview with Tim Westergren, boss of US streaming service Pandora, lifts the lid on a range of statistics about the radio site, which remains blocked for UK users. Pandora is now on 40 million users and USD $50 million...
February 19, 2010
Pandora was profitable in Q4, says CTO
US streaming music service Pandora has followed through on its promises to start turning a profit. "We became profitable for the fourth quarter of 2009, and now we're shooting for profits for the entire 2010," CTO Tom Conrad...
January 13, 2010