Pandora

  • Pandora raises fee for ad-free music service by $1 a month March 19, 2014

    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 virtual...
  • Opposed Sonia as PM over sensibilities: Sushma Swaraj September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said she opposed Sonia Gandhi's prime ministerial candidature in 2004 as it hurt her "sensibilities" that a foreigner would lead the country. "It hurt my sensibilities as even after culmination of British rule and the sacrifices made by fellow Indians, no (native) was there...
  • Pandora names former Microsoft executive Brian McAndrews as CEO September 12, 2013

    New York: Pandora Media Inc on Wednesday named former Microsoft Corp executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews as president, chairman and CEO. McAndrews, 54, replaces Joe Kennedy who announced in March he was leaving the online streaming music company. "What brought me here is the opportunity. We mostly want to focus on...
  • Music streaming service Spotify to expand into Asia, North Europe April 16, 2013

    Stockholm: Music streaming web service Spotify said it was expanding into Asia and Latin America, announcing plans to launch in eight new countries as it attempts to catch up with larger rival Pandora Media Inc and keep ahead of new entrants to the sector. Unlisted Spotify, which has about 24 million...
  • 'Moons similar to Pandora in 'Avatar' may hold alien life' January 10, 2013

    London: Moons similar to the one depicted in Hollywood flick 'Avatar' may be among the most common places to find alien life, scientists believe. Astronomers came to the conclusion after identifying up to 15 new planets orbiting the life-friendly 'habitable zones' of stars. All are giant gaseous worlds similar in size...
  • Pandora refreshes iPhone, Android apps October 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: Internet radio company Pandora is adding more functionality to its mobile apps - showing lyrics and artist information and making it easier to share self-crafted stations with friends - as companies intensify efforts to lure mobile advertising dollars. Pandora is essentially bringing the features of its website to users...
  • iHeartRadio: Pandora's got competition July 13, 2011

    Los Angeles: Radio station giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. is revamping its website and mobile products to imitate the personalized music offerings at Pandora, an online service that is growing in popularity. Bob Pittman, chairman of media and entertainment platforms for Clear Channel, said the success of Pandora Media Inc. proves...
  • Profitless Pandora pricks the tech bubble June 18, 2011

    New York: It had all the signs of another dotcom bubble: A start-up without a convincing business plan or any foreseeable chance of turning a profit saw its shares soar in the first hours after its stock market debut. The difference this time - one that cost some investors money but...