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Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Apple launched Apple Music to the world. And Apple’s always on, “progressive” radio station Beats 1 is currently censoring the music it plays worldwide. Apple, who gave Dr. Dre a “senior role” in the company when it acquired his Beats company last year, is bleeping out curse words in songs from The Chronic. “Beats 1 is a place for …

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Google Play Music Now Has a Free, Ad-Supported Radio Tier

Google Play Music Now Has a Free, Ad-Supported Radio Tier

To some people Google Play Music, Google’s subscription music streaming service, may have gotten lost in a sea of other offerings. But now, just a week before Apple launches its new music streaming platform, Google is reminding you about its own service and sweetening things a bit. Starting today on the web and soon on iOS and Android, Google is …

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Pandora Lands On Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast has thus far only been used as a video streaming device for services like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. That’s not to say that the Chromecast can only do video, however, as a major player in the online music streaming business has now announced support for the device. Pandora announced today that its Android and iOS mobile apps have …

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Pandora Lifts 40-Hour Per Month Streaming Cap

Starting September 1st, Pandora users will be able to listen to as much free music as they want. The streaming radio company has just announced that they are planning on lifting the 40-hour per month cap on free mobile listening that they instituted earlier this year. That move was something that Pandora called very unusual, and something contrary to their …

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iTunes Radio Will Reportedly Be Available Next Month

Apple finally unveiled iTunes Radio back at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June after months (if not years) of rumors that the company would launch such a service. At the time, Apple did not give a release date, but said it would be generally available this fall. We’re getting closer. We still don’t have an official date, but a report …

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Apple Unveils iTunes Radio, Which Comes Out This Fall

At the Worldwide Developers Conference today, Apple finally announced the rumored iTunes Radio. It will be generally available this fall. It’s a free radio service with over 200 stations, and a catalog of music drawing from the iTunes Store. People can listen to stations, then download songs if they they like them. You will be able to use iTunes Radio …

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Pandora Unveils New Television Experience

Pandora says it has already had ten million people using Pandora on Internet-connected televisions, and now they’re launching a new browser-based television experience at tv.pandora.com. The product is a complete overhaul of the TV version of Pandora people are used to. “This is an entirely new experience designed from the ground up for your television and remote control,” says Tom …

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SiriusXM’s MySXM Lets You Personalize Channels

SiriusXM announced the launch of a new personalization feature called MySXM, which enables users to personalize over 50 its channels by creating up to over 100 variations of each. Channels that take advantage of the MySXM feature let users adjust sliders to impact library depth, familiarity, music style, tempo, region, and over attributes. Eventually, more channels will get the feature. …

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Pandora Hits 200M Users, 1.5B Hours Streamed in March

Internet radio service Pandora has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 200 million registered users in the U.S. Pandora signed up its first user in 2005, and had hit 100 million users six years later in 2011. It only took them less than two years to add on the next 100 million. 67 million are considered “monthly active listeners.” “We …

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Pandora Is Now Available On Windows Phone 8, Will Be Ad-Free For The Rest Of 2013

Slowly but surely, Windows Phone 8 is starting to build out its app ecosystem to include some of the heavy hitters in the mobile scene. Just last month, Windows Phone 8 users got Spotify, and now Internet radio fans can enjoy Pandora from the comfort of a Windows Phone. So what sets Pandora on Windows Phone 8 apart from the …

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Pandora Puts 40-Hour/Month Cap on Free Mobile Listening, Says It’ll Only Affect 4% of Users

Streaming music radio service Pandora has just announced that it will be ending free unlimited streaming for mobile users. Before you grab your pitchforks, Pandora is assuring users that this will only affect a very small portion of its mobile listeners. Starting this week, free mobile listening will be limited to 40 hours per month. According to Pandora, most users …

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Google Subscription Music Service Coming In Third Quarter [Report]

Rumors persisted throughout this past weekend that Google is working on a subscription music service that would take on Spotify, Pandora and the like. Bloomberg has since put out a report, citing two people with knowledge of the situation, that Google does indeed plan to do so, that negotiations are under way with major record labels, that the service will …

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