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Rdio Launches Native Ad Product With Hard Rock Hotels as Its First Client

Rdio has a new native advertising product called Promoted Music Experiences, which the music streamer believes will offer brands something its competitors haven't. It has partnered with Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos for the launch.

Sorting Through the Streaming Music Universe

While the Internet of Things takes center stage when we talk about connectivity, the future of streaming music presents consumer

Will iTunes Radio Spark Digital Music Shakeout?

There appeared to be an overabundance of digital music streaming services before Apple’s iTunes Radio became a reality last week, so it stands to reason that a shakeout—if it wasn’t already on the horizon—could now be only a matter of ti

Twitter Drops Music App, Amps Up Media Ambitions

Like a new album, Twitter Music leaked early with a CNET report that the social platform had signed (acquired) music discovery service We Are Hunted.

Information Diet: Cyndi Lauper

Specs Age 59 Accomplishments Star of Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual reality show debuting Jan. 12 on WE tv; Grammy-winning recording artist

Rolling Stone Chips Away at Paywall, a Little

Until now, Rolling Stone has closely guarded most of its back-issue content behind a paywall that required either a subscription to the magazine or a separate "all-access" plan.

Beats Electronics Acquires Mog

As the race to be the leader in the digital music streaming industry intensifies, even headphone manufacturers are getting in on the action. On Monday, Beats Electronics announced the acquisition of Mog, a digital music competitor to sites like Spotify and Rdio for an undisclosed amount.

Streaming Music Has a Problem—It’s a Huge Success

In late September, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek was the first guest Mark Zuckerberg introduced on stage during his keynote speech at the f8 developer conference, which introduced the network’s new media consumption features.

Rdio Gets Competitive With Ad-Free, No-Cost Music Streaming

Rdio, the music streaming service owned by Skype, announced yesterday that users can now listen to its 12-million song library free of charge. And in hopes of getting a leg up on competitors

Facebook Music About to Press Play

Just when iTunes had taught (some of) the world to pay for music with restricted playback rights, Facebook had to go and ruin it.