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Pandora looks to be soundtrack of Uber experience through new partnership

The Spotify-Pandora rivalry will also now play out in Uber cars. Like its competitor, Pandora has partnered with Uber to bring its listening experience to the transportation service.
Music

Streaming stars shine the brightest at Hot 97’s Summer Jam

After a three-hour delay, Hot 97's 23rd annual Summer Jam festival at Metlife Stadium in New Jersey saw its most raucous performances come from streaming sensations such as Bryson Tiller and DJ Khaled.
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Sony Music sues Rdio execs for fraud after Pandora buy-out

Sony Music is suing Rdio executives, implying the top brass swindled them out of millions while negotiating a golden parachute deal with Pandora. The acquisition saw executives at the now-defunct streamer getting big payouts, leaving Sony…
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Pandora helps artists connect better with fans via its new AMPcast feature 1:02

Following up on last year's introduction of Artist Audio Messaging, Pandora has launched a new feature called AMPcast to make it even easier for artists to connect and communicate with their fans.
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Is Pandora on the market? Report claims the streaming giant is looking to sell

Coming off of a bad year for profits and a dwindling user base, Pandora is said to be in early talks for a possible sale. The news comes as the company has been besieged by the rise of on-demand streamers like Spotify and Apple Music.
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Pandora adds new features to make it even easier to find the right music for you

Pandora might not be as popular as Spotify, but that hasn't stopped the company from moving forward, introducing new music discovery features as well as a mini player that sits at the bottom of the app.
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Copyright Royalty Board: Pandora required to pay 21 percent more in royalties

The internet radio streamer and other non-interactive streamers like iHeartRadio (but not Apple Music or Spotify) is now required to pay a higher royalty rate. The decision could've been worse for streamer, but it's certainly not good news…
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Following Pandora acquisition, Rdio will go silent on December 22

After saying goodbye to its users and providing them with export tools to take their playlists and favorites with them, Rdio has announced that it will shut down for good on December 22.
Music

Rdio says farewell to users with a page full of statistics

Rdio has gone bankrupt and has sold its assets to Pandora. As the days count down until Rdio reaches its end of life, the streaming service is sharing export options and statistics on users music habits.
Music

Pandora CFO says Steve Jobs ‘eviscerated the music industry’ with iTunes

In an earnings call, Pandora CFO Mike Herring pointed the finger at Steve Jobs for the last 15 years of trouble in the music industry. Pandora faces a difficult week waiting to find out whether it'll have to pay higher artist royalties.
Music

Pandora launches Thumbprint Radio, a playlist based on your favorite songs

Pandora has launched Thumbprint Radio, an uber-personalized playlist based on songs you've favorited over the years. It's live now, but you'll have to meet a few basic requirements in order to use it.
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Pandora CEO: Free on-demand music streaming habit is killing the music industry

The music industry has long been in a state of flux, but it might also be in danger, according to Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews. In a new op-ed, he argues that free on-demand streaming has created a destructive gray market.