In this deal, 7digital will go public on the London Stock Exchange — all without the hassle of an IPO.
Google finally released its Google Play Music app for iOS today, with unlimited songs, custom radio stations, no skip limits, smart recommendations based on the music you like and listen too, and more.
It figures that a music distribution company for modern Africa would skip old-school architecture and go straight to mobile.
Apple introduced iTunes Radio back in June, but the world will finally be able to use it in just a few weeks.
Streaming music service Rdio has updated its customized radio stations to add more features and top billing, a clear push to attract listeners of Pandora to its apps.
Hot streaming music service Spotify will soon add two slick new features that it hopes will boost music discovery for users — one that lets you find playlists for all occasions and another to let you chat about music with your friends.
icrosoft has launched a new web-based version of its Xbox Music app, a move to take on other streaming music services such as Spotify, Rdio, and Rhapsody.
Songza, one of the most underrated online music services, has added a paid option for ad-free streaming.
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After first showing it off in December, Spotify has begun rolling out a new Discover page that makes it easier to find and sample new music.
In Douglas Adams’ book The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Clear Channel-owned streaming radio service iHeartRadio has surpassed 30 million registered users less than two years after the service relaunched.
Ever felt like your favorite music app just doesn’t get you? With its latest iPhone app, Songza wants to get to know you better than ever and help find the perfect music for your mood or activity.
After a month of speculation, Twitter has finally launched a full-fledged app for the iPhone and web dedicated to music discovery.
Last year, 44 million Americans bought at least one song or album from iTunes. This month, the digital music store that changed the way we buy music will celebrate its 10th birthday.
An Apple entry into the streaming music market is kind of a big deal. Now it looks to be one step closer to reality.
Popular streaming music service Spotify has launched its first real advertising campaign. There’s also a dubious report floating around that it will try to compete with Netflix with its own streaming video offering.
Popular online radio service Pandora has launched a Windows Phone 8 app, with the added bonus of hearing no advertisements with songs through the end of the year.
Streaming music service Spotify has added another million paying subscribers in the past few months, bringing its total number of paying users to 6 million — far more than any competitor.
Rdio has made its service available in seven new countries — Mexico, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, and Austria — and has opened free music streaming to users in Brazil.
Apple has made the decision to delay its upcoming streaming radio service over royalty payment disagreements, according to reports by the New York Post and the New York Times.
Music streaming service Rhapsody has launched a sleek new app for Windows Phone 8 — just a week after competitor Spotfiy launched its app on the same platform.
Streaming music service Rdio has finally launched free music streaming in countries outside of the United States, a sign it is serious about fishing for new users around the world.
Rhapsody will finally bring its streaming music service to 16 European countries before the end of the second quarter.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has launched an attractive new iPad app that could steal a little attention from its biggest rivals, the company announced today.
Nine Inch Nails front man and Oscar-winning musician Trent Reznor will soon launch a streaming music service in partnership with Beats by Dre that will compete alongside services such as Spotify, Rhapsody, and Rdio.
Streaming music service Spotify will bring the Spotify Apps third-party ecosystem to its new web-based player and mobile apps in January.
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.
Popular streaming music service Spotify announced that it has reached the 5-million-paid-subscriber milestone.
Streaming music startup Spotify will begin rolling out a beta of its first web-based app today.
Good news, streaming music fans. Pandora will finally make its way to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform.
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Internet radio service 8tracks is launching a new, slicker version of its iOS app today, which offers a much cooler way to listen to music.
The founders of “Twitter for music” site Blip.fm have launched a brand new startup call Fuzz, which puts a new slant on a socially driven music service.
Pandora investors aren’t thrilled with the news that technology giant Apple might be launching its own streaming service.
Handset manufacturer Nokia is offering its Lumia customers access to its free music service, the company announced today.
In a strange turn of events, streaming music service Grooveshark has had its Android app removed from the Google Play store just days after Google reinstated the app.
Streaming music startup Spotify has started offering physical gift cards at Target, a sign the service is serious about obtaining mass market exposure in the vein of iTunes.
Despite being hounded by lawsuits from the biggest U.S. music labels, Google has reinstated popular streaming music service Grooveshark’s Android app in the Google Play store.