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AARP launches internet radio service for over-50s in the US

US nonprofit organisation AARP campaigns to help people older than 50 'improve the quality of their lives'. Now that includes listening to digital music. It has launched a new internet radio service on its website, with 18...
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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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Domino Records to launch its own radio station in June

Independent label Domino Records has announced plans for Domino Radio, its own FM radio station that will broadcast for one week from 6 June. "In the spirit of such stand-alone broadcasting giants...
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Crowdsourced radio startup Jelli takes over two Las Vegas stations

We've written about Jelli a few times before: the online service is all about crowdsourcing radio, letting listeners vote songs up the playlist, and even 'bomb' them off-air in mid-play...
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Pandora gets into comedy with 10,000 sketches

US personal radio service Pandora is moving beyond music to comedy. It has announced a new feature: 'personalised comedy stations' based on genre and comedian
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RIAA not so keen on demands for FM tuners in US mobile phones

Remember the US row between radio industry body NAB and the Consumer Electronics Association over FM tuners in mobile phones? NAB wanted them to be mandatory, backed by the musicFIRST coalition...
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Wicked Audio launches interactive radio station on Facebook

Headphones firm Wicked Audio has unveiled WCKD Radio, which it's calling an interactive radio station for Facebook. The idea: artists upload their own music to the station, which can then be played and shared by Facebook...
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UMG and Sony move to ‘on air, on sale’ strategy for new songs

From next month, Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment will make new singles available to buy on the same day they're first played on the radio.
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Has Apple banned single-station radio apps?

US developer DJB Radio Apps claims that Apple is no longer approving iPhone apps based on individual radio stations. The company claims that ten of its apps for US stations were rejected on 10 November, with Apple telling...
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Pearl Jam launch online radio station and new bootleg series

Pearl Jam have launched their own online radio station, called Pearl Jam Radio. It lives on the band's website, and streams a mixture of live tracks, rarities and studio recordings from their career so far.
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Spotify set for branded INQ radio show

Mobile handset maker INQ has announced plans to sponsor a monthly three-hour radio show on Spotify called Radio INQ, which will feature two DJs playing songs suggested by INQ's customers and social network fans. Yep, that's...
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Police scanner and music – together at last!

A new iPad app called 5-0 Radio HD: Police Scanner + Music for iPad does exactly what its name implies. It lets users tune in to police and fire department radio feeds live, while also offering more than 30,000 online radio...