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Larry Magid: Google Acquires Mood-Based Streaming Music Service, Songza

Google is acquiring a mood-based digital streaming music service called Songza, the company announced Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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Car Dashes May Be Next Frontier In Targeted Advertising

Location based ads are popping up in dashboards across the country, and location is just the beginning of the trend. Advertisers are targeting consumers by their vehicle type, the music they listen to, and anything else they may do with their dash.

05/13/2014

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Record Labels Sue Oakland-Based Pandora For Playing Oldies Like “Hey Jude”

Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

04/17/2014

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City. The unit goes on sale today and costs $99. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Amazon Unveils FireTV Set-Top Box To Compete With Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku

Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.

04/02/2014

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Pandora Raises Price For Commercial-Free Streaming Music Service

Popular Internet radio firm Pandora will soon raise the price for its commercial-free streaming music service by a dollar to $4.99 a month for new users, beginning in May.

03/19/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Investors Soured On Twitter Earnings; Other Social Media Stocks Surging

Social media stocks are some of the bigger movers on Wall Street, and they’re heading in both directions.

02/06/2014

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Larry Magid: Google To Expand Chromecast Programming

Google has been slowly working its way onto your television set since introducing its Chromecast device. Now they’ve announced they will be expanding their programming.

02/04/2014

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Larry Magid: Spotify Streams Free On Mobile Devices

Spotify is now letting people stream music for free on mobile devices. Our tech analyst compares it to Pandora and says it’s more selective.

12/12/2013

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pandora Posts 3Q Loss, Revenue Up 50 Percent

Shares of Pandora Media Inc. are dropping after the Internet radio leader’s outlook for the three months through January was mostly short of Wall Street’s forecast.

11/21/2013

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pandora Stock Hits All-Time High After Court Battle Win Over Royalty Costs

Pandora stock hit an all-time high Thursday in the wake of a court ruling that should help trim its songwriter royalty costs.

09/19/2013

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