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Pandora pulling out of Australia, New Zealand markets
Pandora pulling out of Australia, New Zealand markets
Music streaming service Pandora is winding down its operations in Australia and New Zealand, it has announced. Australia and New Zealand ...... 28 Jun 2017 - 7 comments
Pandora unveils new logo, new paid tier called Plus
Pandora unveils new logo, new paid tier called Plus
Internet radio giant Pandora has unveiled a new logo and a new paid tier, Pandora Plus. Pandora Plus allows listeners to pay $5 per month ...... 14 Oct 2016
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora might be entering the streaming market properly with a new service, WSJ suggests. The move might be happening as soon as next month ...... 20 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Rdio is dead as Pandora picks up assets for $75 million
Rdio is dead as Pandora picks up assets for $75 million
Rdio, the music streaming service that was once valued as high as $500 million, has filed for bankruptcy and will be shutting down soon. ...... 17 Nov 2015
Pandora settles with RIAA over pre-1972 royalties
Pandora settles with RIAA over pre-1972 royalties
Internet radio giant Pandora has settled with the major record labels over royalties owed for tracks written before 1972, songs that aren't ...... 24 Oct 2015 - 2 comments
Superstar Pharrell made just pennies for millions of streams on Pandora
Superstar Pharrell made just pennies for millions of streams on Pandora
According to an angry email from music publisher Sony/ATV CEO Marty Bandier, Pharrell and other music artists are not being paid properly for ...... 24 Dec 2014 - 11 comments
Pandora sees market share increase despite iTunes Radio launch.
Pandora sees market share increase despite iTunes Radio launch.
Internet radio service Pandora witnessed its market share grow last month, despite the launch of Apple's competing iTunes Radio service. ...... 05 Nov 2013
Pandora unveils app built for Android tablets
Pandora unveils app built for Android tablets
Popular Internet Radio provider Pandora has unveiled a new version of their app built specifically for Android tablets. The app, Pandora ...... 01 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Chromecast adds Pandora streaming
Chromecast adds Pandora streaming
As promised, Google's Chromecast now has native Pandora streaming. The most recent update to the Android and iPhone app allow for the popular ...... 01 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Pandora in legal boost over music publishers
Pandora in legal boost over music publishers
Internet radio service Pandora has gotten an important court decision in its favor as it seeks to stop music publishers from narrowing a license ...... 18 Sep 2013 - 4 comments
Pandora ends 40 hour listening cap on free users
Pandora ends 40 hour listening cap on free users
Speaking during their quarterly earnings call, Pandora executives have stated they will end the 40-hour monthly cap imposed on free mobile listeners ...... 23 Aug 2013 - 10 comments
BMI sues Pandora over radio station purchase
BMI sues Pandora over radio station purchase
Less than a week after the company purchased an FM radio station in an effort to get better royalty rates, the BMI has sued Pandora, calling ...... 15 Jun 2013
Pandora buys FM radio station to get better licensing deals
Pandora buys FM radio station to get better licensing deals
In order to ensure they continue to get access to music licensing rights, Internet radio giant Pandora has announced it is buying a terrestrial ...... 12 Jun 2013
Report: iRadio announcement is imminent
Report: iRadio announcement is imminent
According to sources, Apple is on the verge of signing their first Internet radio licensing agreement, with an iRadio announcement "imminent." ...... 13 Apr 2013
Pandora finally available for Windows Phone 8
Pandora finally available for Windows Phone 8
Six months after it was announced, Pandora is finally available for Windows Phone 8. Additionally, users will have ad-free listening through ...... 21 Mar 2013 - 1 comment
Pandora to limit free mobile users to 40 hours per month
Pandora to limit free mobile users to 40 hours per month
Pandora has said today that it will limit free mobile users to just 40 hours per month of music. The move will help the company control rising ...... 28 Feb 2013 - 14 comments
EFF backs Internet Radio Fairness Act
EFF backs Internet Radio Fairness Act
Internet radio firms pay up to 50 percent of revenue in royalties. At the same time, traditional AM/FM stations pay nothing at all, and satellite ...... 01 Nov 2012
Pandora 4.0 comes to iOS, Android; heading to WP8
Pandora 4.0 comes to iOS, Android; heading to WP8
Pandora refreshes for iOS, Android. Pandora 4.0 for iOS and Android is the culmination of a year's planning, design, engineering, and testing ...... 29 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Apple's streaming radio plan gains some traction
Apple's streaming radio plan gains some traction
Apple has intensified their recent discussions with the major music labels in an effort to get their own streaming radio service launched. ...... 27 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Behind the numbers: Pandora's payments to artists
Behind the numbers: Pandora's payments to artists
Earlier this week we reported on Pandora CEO Tim Westergren noting that the company pays some of the top artists in the world over $1 million ...... 11 Oct 2012
Pandora pays Lil Wayne, Drake $3 million per year in royalties
Pandora pays Lil Wayne, Drake $3 million per year in royalties
It appears that streaming music may actually be great for artists, despite what the record labels may believe. Pandora CEO Tim Westergren ...... 10 Oct 2012 - 4 comments
Apple's Internet radio plans being held up by Sony/ATV
Apple's Internet radio plans being held up by Sony/ATV
According to multiple sources, Apple's plans for a Pandora rival are being held up by one major music publisher. The sources say the service ...... 01 Oct 2012
Is Apple preparing to kill Pandora?
Is Apple preparing to kill Pandora?
According to the WSJ, Apple is preparing to launch a streaming radio service similar to that of market leader Pandora. Allegedly, the company ...... 07 Sep 2012 - 13 comments
Pandora has strong start to the year
Pandora has strong start to the year
Pandora has strong quarter, raises outlook. The service benefited from growth in listeners since the start of the year. It reported on Wednesday ...... 23 May 2012
Pandora reaches 150 million users
Pandora reaches 150 million users
Pandora is second most downloaded app from Apple's App Store. Chief Executive Joe Kennedy said in a keynote address at the CTIA Wireless ...... 09 May 2012
Spotify creating online radio service to rival Pandora
Spotify creating online radio service to rival Pandora
According to sources, Spotify is creating an Internet radio service that will rival Pandora directly in the U.S. The new format will launch ...... 26 Apr 2012 - 1 comment
Spotify's new Internet radio feature could be Pandora's worst nightmare
Spotify's new Internet radio feature could be Pandora's worst nightmare
Spotify has introduced their take on Internet radio for users of their new app enabled client. To use the new feature you will need to be ...... 12 Dec 2011
Pandora releases new HTML5 player, removes caps
Pandora releases new HTML5 player, removes caps
Internet radio service Pandora has shown off its new completely redesigned HMTL5-based player, now available to all users. Thanks to a new ...... 22 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Pandora's losses highlight DMCA's effect on Internet radio
Pandora's losses highlight DMCA's effect on Internet radio
Pandora, the popular Internet radio service, continues to grow at an amazing pace, so why is it they can't seem to turn a profit? The answer ...... 26 Aug 2011 - 13 comments
Pandora announces redesign, 100 millionth user
Pandora announces redesign, 100 millionth user
Pandora has announced today that the streaming music service has reached 100 million users, with 36 million being active monthly. Additionally, ...... 12 Jul 2011 - 8 comments
MySpace Music continues its slow death
MySpace Music continues its slow death
According to new data from ComScore, MySpace Music continues its slow death spiral, falling behind relative "newcomer" Pandora in traffic. ...... 25 Feb 2011 - 1 comment
Pandora files for IPO
Pandora files for IPO
Pandora, the popular streaming Internet radio service has filed for an IPO today, finally revealing numbers on the service that was close to ...... 11 Feb 2011 - 1 comment
Sorry Windows Phone 7 fans, no Pandora for you?
Sorry Windows Phone 7 fans, no Pandora for you?
Earlier this year, Microsoft proclaimed that its Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system would be getting the popular free music streaming service Pandora. ...... 07 Dec 2010 - 1 comment
Senate Judiciary Committee approves radio royalty bill
Senate Judiciary Committee approves radio royalty bill
A bill which would require terrestrial radio broadcasters to pay additional royalties to performers for the music they play. Currently US broadcasters ...... 20 Oct 2009 - 6 comments
     

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