Music Services

  • Pandora raises fee for ad-free music service by $1 a month 19-03-2014 11:40 AM

    San Francisco: Pandora Media Inc will increase fees for its ad-free service by $1 a month to almost $5 a month in May, a move to cover the rising cost of licensing tunes that may annoy some longtime fans of the popular music-streaming service. The company, which streams music from...
  • Spotify rolls out free music service to mobile devices 12-12-2013 10:30 AM

    New York: Online music-streaming service Spotify on Wednesday launched a free music service for smartphones and tablets as it tries to hook a fast-growing group of users keen to stream tunes on their mobile devices. Spotify offers free music on desktop computers with advertising but customers previously had to pay...
  • Digital music service Beats Music to be launched in January 05-12-2013 05:55 PM

    Los Angeles: Beats Music, the digital music spinoff from the maker of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, is set to launch in January. The launch date - slightly later than the late 2013 target set earlier - was announced by CEO Ian Rogers in a blog post Wednesday. He acknowledged...
  • Digital music service Rdio launches free Internet radio service 03-10-2013 04:17 PM

    San Francisco: Digital music service Rdio is launching its free Internet radio service in the US, Canada and Australia on Thursday. The move capitalises on Rdio's tie-up with traditional radio station owner Cumulus Media and helps it compete with digital rivals Pandora and Spotify. For now, the app that works...
  • WWDC 2013: Apple expected to unveil iOS 7, new music service iRadio 10-06-2013 09:38 AM

    New York: Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads on Monday as the company opens its annual conference for software developers. Apple hasn't said what it will unveil at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. But the major...
  • Google to launch online music service: WSJ 10-05-2011 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Google Inc could launch a new online music service as early as Tuesday, which will be similar to a service recently started by Amazon.com Inc, The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. The Journal said Google is likely to announce the service at its...