Roku has officially sold over five million set top boxes and proclaims that streaming will cannibalize cable.
Apple is finalizing deals with two major record labels to launch its own streaming music service with lower royalty rates than competitors already in the space.
While the majority of people still buying music on vinyl records are doing so because of the sound quality, it’s nice to know that Amazon is at least stretching that purchase to the digital side.
It’s a big day for owners of Jawbone’s Big Jambox, as the company is rolling out its first major update for the wireless speaker.
Tell My Friends, currently in beta testing, wants to encourage digital music sales by giving fans a percentage of every sale they facilitate.
Back to the future? Everything old is new again?
Gritting your teeth long enough to ask music snobs what they’ve been listening to usually provides much better results than most of social music discovery technologies.
Beats Electronics has secured a $60 million investment to spin off its forthcoming streaming music service Daisy into a separate entity, the company announced today.
YouTube is toying with paid music subscriptions.
Thom Yorke still hates the music industry, but he’s already had a huge hand in changing it.
With some brand-new features from radio-station aggregator TuneIn, traditional radio stations don’t have to be “dumb” anymore.
It’s hard out there for a major streaming music service, Pandora says.
Amazon’s assault on Apple’s iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
Given that this is the first increase in more than a decade, the music industry has a legitimate reason to scream, and shout, and let it all out.
Slacker Radio rolled out a pretty drastic makeover today aimed at making its streaming music service seem fresh in the face of heavy competition from the likes of Pandora, Spotify, and others.
Ratings went down for the Grammys this year, while tweets went up. Check out the most buzzed about celebrities, styles, and events of the night.
In what would become a very expensive game of musical chairs, Google is interested in making a $50 million investment into music video service Vevo.
While we still have no confirmation of Apple-branded streaming music service, a look underneath the hood of iOS 6.1 may provide some evidence.
In addition to today’s BlackBerry World event, BlackBerry users are finally getting a chance to buy digital media like those that swear their allegiance to other mobile devices.
Social music service Soundrop announced this morning that it has launched listening rooms on Facebook, which means that artists — and fans — can create social music spaces where they can listen to music together, chat, and vote on what they want to hear next.
The four winners of the startup competition at MIDEM, a music industry conference in Cannes, France, show new ways to play and share music.
Editor’s Pick A week after launching its brand new, music-focused revamp, Myspace already has its first big problem: credibility.
Recently revamped social network Myspace is facing accusations that its using music from a handful of small independent labels without permission.
Amazon has launched a new HTML5 mobile web store for its library of 22 million MP3 tracks that’s specifically optimized for iPhone and iPod touch, the company announced today.
Formerly huge social network Myspace has opened up a completely revamped version of its site to the public today.
Remember that Apple-branded Internet radio rumor that started a few months ago? Well, it was actually planted in Apple founder Steve Jobs’ head by Beat Audio chief exec Jimmy Iovine.
Iconic music man Trent Reznor’s new streaming music service will launch sometime in late 2013, announced the service’s backer Beats Audio today.
How Amazon plans to convert your parents into digital music customers.
Pandora announced a new agreement today that will put its streaming music service into automobile maker Chrysler’s line of vehicles.
U.S. music sales grew 3.1 percent in 2012 to set a new record for the music industry, according to year-end report compiled by Nielsen and Billboard.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has recorded “Jewel in the Night,” the first Christmas carol ever recorded on the International Space Station.
Roku has added two new channels to its vast library that should make music fans very happy.
Guest Post The upcoming holidays means new mobile devices under the tree and plenty of time to relax. Keystone Systems takes a look at how digital media companies perform across three-screens.
Apple has released the top media sellers on the iTunes formerly-just-music store, including the top albums, best blockbuster movies, and top-selling TV shows.
As the number of streaming music services continues to increase, CBS-owned Last.fm is making some big changes to its business model, the company announced today.
Editor’s Pick NEW YORK CITY — To celebrate Metallica now being available on Spotify, two former rivals — Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and Napster co-founder Sean Parker — took stage today at a Spotify event to talk about their crazy past and the future of the music industry.
The audio-sharing network SoundCloud, which allows users to share not just music but any audio recording — from company earnings calls to cat impersonations — has just launched a new version, “Next SoundCloud,” at LeWeb in Paris.
Yesterday, Pandora CEO Joseph Kennedy asked congressional leaders to pass new legislation — the Internet Radio Fairness Act — that lowers music licensing fees for Internet radio services.
Streaming music service Rdio launched a brand new version of its iOS app today that features a drastically revamped user interface with a much prettier design.
Legendary rock band AC/DC is finally bringing its entire discography of music to Apple’s iTunes store — ending the band’s longstanding resistance to selling its music digitally.