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Google unveils new music search with MySpace, Lala, Pandora, Imeem AND Rhapsody

The speculation last week about Google's music search plans was pretty much on the money. Announced officially last night, the company's new search features will provide streaming previews when people search for...
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Grooveshark unveils new design, but still lacking label deals

US streaming music service Grooveshark has had a user-interface spring clean, with a design that's now more comparable to desktop music apps like Spotify and Pandora.
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Should RealNetworks sell Rhapsody?

That's the question being asked by Business Week, in an article poking holes in RealNetworks' consumer music strategy.
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Pandora goes live with music videos

Streaming music service Pandora has added videos, albeit from a limited number of artists.
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Pandora app now available on Android phones

Last July, the CTO of music service Pandora said "I need Android like I need a hole in the head... another OS platform that sits on top of buggy firmware".
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Venture capital firms raised 82% less cash in Q2

The latest report from the US-based National Venture Capital Association reveals that VC funds there only raised $1.7 billion in the second quarter of this year - down 82% year-on-year from $9.3 billion in Q2 2008.
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Pandora gets $35m funding round, but can it survive?

Streaming music service Pandora has secured a new round of funding to continue its growth, with reports suggesting the amount may be as much as $35 million.
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Live365 protests against new webcasting royalty rates

Pandora may be pleased with the newly-agreed webcasting royalty rates, but web radio aggregator Live365 has come out swinging against the new rates - and specifically the fact that even small online radio stations must pay...
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SoundExchange strikes deal with internet webcasters

US royalties collection body SoundExchange has finally reached a deal with online webcasters over the royalty rates they pay for streaming music.
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Pandora defends changes to submissions policy

We reported earlier this week on Pandora's new stipulation that music has to be available to buy as a physical CD from Amazon before it can get onto Pandora's music service.
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Pandora unveils new terms for unsigned artists

Streaming music service Pandora has announced changes in the terms for accepting music from unsigned and independent artists.
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Twitter users buy more digital music, says NPD

Research from NPD Group claims that active Twitter users buy 77% more digital music downloads on average than non-users.