Although Halloween isn’t for another week, Pandora shareholders are experiencing quite a scare after rumors of last month’s Apple-branded Internet radio service resurfaced yesterday.
Pandora founder Tim Westergren disclosed some interesting financial information today regarding how much money the company pays out to individual music artists.
Pandora investors aren’t thrilled with the news that technology giant Apple might be launching its own streaming service.
Apple is attempting to start a Pandora-like Internet radio service, according to the Wall Street Journal, which says that Apple executives have been talking to music industry players to negotiate licensing.
Streaming music service Pandora reported better than expected revenue gains in its second quarter fiscal year 2013 earnings report.
Streaming music service Pandora has updated its popular Android app with a new interface, song lyrics, play history, and more.
Guest Post Earlier this month, Microsoft made the deal of the year when it agreed to purchase enterprise social networking service Yammer. Meanwhile, the IPO market is dead after Facebook’s much-discussed botched issuance and subsequent valuation slide. Suddenly, going public is out, while getting bought is very in.
I’m confused by this headline, which first appeared on Bloomberg, made its way to Techmeme, and was re-reported by folks like GigaOm:
Back on March 5th, streaming music service Songza released a new feature on its web app called Concierge. “We found in studies that the main thing people disliked about Pandora and Spotify was having to work at discovering new music,” Elias Roman, co-founder and CEO, told me during a visit to the VentureBeat offices yesterday. “They end up listening to the same Bob Dylan playlist four times a day and it’s killing them inside.”
Streaming music service Rdio is getting a revamp. Rolling out today, the updated web interface and desktop-application design plays up social music sharing and recommendations, and cuts down on clicks with a new unified view.
While competition in the streaming music service market has steadily increased over the past year, Pandora is still strongly in the lead, according to new metrics the company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show today.
If you made plans for your weekend, you might want to kiss them goodbye. Apple yesterday released its iTunes Rewind 2011 list, with the 40 top iPhone and iPad apps of the year. The iTunes store now has more than 500,000 apps in it, but this year’s top apps list shows that fun is the dominant theme. Games and social networking tools dominated, and photo sharing tool Instagram was chosen as the No. 1 app of the year.
Streaming music service Pandora‘s third quarter earnings met Wall Street’s expectations but still suffered a drop to its stock price in after-hours trading.
More than a fifth of people who bought Groupon stock on the day of its initial public offering sold their shares the same day.
It’s been the year of smart, streaming music companies. And if Sonos has anything to say about it, 2011 will also be the year of the smart speaker.
Cloud security startup Okta has added integrated single sign-on and multifactor authentication to its cloud security offering, a move that will improve security and stability for organizations using cloud-based software.
Aol Radio has relaunched. With all the buzz around super-social music apps like Spotify and Turntable.fm, you’d think the company would have jumped on that trendy bandwagon. But the new Aol Radio will be powered by Slacker Radio. While there will be some social integrations in a few months, social media is not a primary source of data for an programmatic, algorithmic approach to serving up songs.
Internet radio service Pandora is getting so big across the globe that it can now challenge broadcast radio stations in a number of local markets, said Tim Westergren, chief executive of Pandora.
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Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.
Just ahead of the launch of Facebook’s much anticipated music service, Internet radio service Pandora has unveiled a slick new HTML5 website and removed the cap on how much music free users can stream each month.
Editor's Pick There’s a digital music revolution afoot. For the price of a single iTunes album, you can stream a month’s worth of songs from millions of choices while at home or on the go. But there’s so much movement and so much competition that it’s hard to keep track of all the companies worthy of your hard-earned cash.
Streaming music provider Pandora posted a 117 percent increase in revenue for a record $67 million after its first quarter as a publicly traded company, Pandora Media Inc. reported Thursday.
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion is working on its own digital streaming music service that would run specifically on its smartphones and tablets, according to CNET.
As the New York Stock Exchange saw major indices plummeting by five or six percent today, tech stocks dropped even further than many of their non-tech counterparts. The picture is especially clear if you look at the stock price changes since the market slide started August 4.
It’s day two of complete market mayhem. Has the chaos closed the window for companies looking to file for an initial public offering?
Customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Assistly is shaking up its business model to become affordable for smaller and mid-sized businesses.
Real estate listings site Zillow opened on the NASDAQ stock exchange this morning with a whopping $60 share price after its IPO was priced last night at $20 per share. But the $60 per share price fell quickly after the first trade and shares are currently trading around a more reasonable $34.
An analyst with investment bank JP Morgan, which helped underwrite business social network LinkedIn’s initial public offering, downgraded the stock today and set a price target of $85.
Who doesn’t love to entertain venture capitalists? They have insight, they have an innovative eyes, they have lots of money… So we grabbed two of the best dressed (plaid blazers anyone?) to join us on stage at MobileBeat 2011 today to discuss why VC’s are going long on mobile.
Online real estate company Zillow on Wednesday filed new SEC documents that declare its IPO pricing between $12 and $14 a share, which gives the company a $378 million valuation. The company intends to raise up to $55.7 million in the IPO.
Twitter is privately raising a new financing round that values the company as high as $7 billion, according to a Wall Street Journal report.