Pandora Premium takes on Apple Music and Spotify

Dec 7, 2016
The internet radio pioneer will launch a subscription service in early 2017.
 

 
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Streaming now accounts for almost half of music revenue

Sep 22, 2016
Revenue is up, but the economics of streaming have yet to be worked out.
Revenue in the music industry is up 8.1 percent for the first half of 2016.
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Amazon to launch music streaming service

Aug 29, 2016
Amazon is reportedly joining the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.
Amazon is gearing up to join the music streaming business.
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What's behind tech companies' pledge to diversify

Jun 23, 2016
Some big tech names have signed a diversity pledge.
Streaming programs like Spotify use algorithms to learn about our listening habits. 
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Spotify recruits Troy Carter to the streaming wars

Jun 7, 2016
The big-name manager and Spotify investor will work directly with artists and labels to try and keep up with Apple Music and Tidal.
Troy Carter speaks onstage at an event on May 3, 2016 in Los Angeles.
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The streaming war is running out of Beyoncés

May 6, 2016
It seems streaming exclusives are a thing now, but how well do they actually work?
Beyonce attends the Met Gala on May 2, 2016, in New York City.
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Putting big data to work for musicians

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Mar 24, 2016
Streaming services know a lot about our listening habits. Artists not so much
Streaming programs like Spotify use algorithms to learn about our listening habits. 
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Robot Tastemakers

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Mar 23, 2016
"Actuality" visits Spotify to look into the algorithmic DJs that soundtrack our lives.
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Pandora's profits could depend on this obscure panel

Dec 14, 2015
The Copyright Royalty Board determines what streaming companies pay in royalties.

Amanda Palmer talks digital music for the indie musician

Dec 10, 2015
Spotify may offer new options for artists. But they may not be right for everyone.