All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pandora’

New Photo of Saturn Shows Just How Freakishly Big It Is

The big gaseous giant called Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun in our Solar System, is typically remembered because of the multiple rings that encircle the planet. However, it’s also a e-freaking-normous planet. At 95 times more massive than Earth and with a radius 9 times the equatorial radius of Earth, Saturn easily claims the prize of the second-largest …

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Pandora Lobbies to Equalize Broadcast Royalties in the Radio Industry

As it stands right now, newer radio broadcast stations like pandora and other internet-based services, pay more in broadcast royalties than more conventional FM broadcasters, who actually pay nothing. This year alone, Pandora has spent over $50,000 addressing this issue and lobbying congress. The company has maintained their focus on congress as they will be meeting with the Copyright Royalty …

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Pandora’s Fiscal 1Q 2013 Financial Report

Pandora’s first quarter fiscal report for 2013 is in and they have surpassed their expectations regarding revenue and listening hours. In fact, total revenue grew almost 60% and reached almost $81 million. Total listening hours grew 92% and reached over 30 billion hours, and compared with only 1.6 billion at the same time last year, that’s a huge jump. Non-GAAP …

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Pandora Q1 2013 Results Show How Mobile Platforms Make the Monies

Pandora’s financial results for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year are out and all signs point to ‘yes’ for the internet radio service. The company’s total revenue of $80.8 million is up 58% from last year with ad revenue making up $70.6 million, a 62% increase over the same time period. Pandora raked in the other $10.2 million …

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This Pandora Proposal Is Your Creative Question-Pop Of The Day

A little bit of personal info: My soon-to-be wife once told me that any attempt to publicize a proposal, you know, jumbotron at a ballgame or big banner behind an airplane, would be met with a devastatingly embarrassing “No.” I got the message loud and clear and opted for a more traditional, private approach. Well, that worked out for me. …

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Internet Radio Not Quite Warming to Social Media Yet

The odds aren’t bad that sometime today you will tune in to some type of internet radio service and kick out some jams for a couple of hours. At least, that’s the word from a study conducted by targetspot that revealed that listener market of internet radio in the United States is up 8% this year to 42% of all …

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Pandora Nets 150 Million Registered Users

Thanks in large part to mobile apps on both smartphones and tablets, Pandora announced today that it has passed a huge milestone as the site now claims 150 million registered users. That’s a lot of parties, wedding receptions, study sessions, and road trips that Pandora has provided a super personal soundtrack for. Speaking today at the International CTIA Wireless 2012 …

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SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay

Sirius XM Radio announced today that a free update to their SiriusXM Android app has been released. The company claims the new app, which can now be downloaded in the Google Play app marketplace, will give subscribers to their service more control over how to listen to SiriusXM content. “This updated and enhanced SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, the …

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Your Social Music Experience: A Primer

2012 is probably going to be year that the word “social” reaches its saturation point and it becomes a parody of itself. Social nose-blowing, social traffic (cars, not browsers), social bathrooms – you name it, someone will probably find a way to make an online social experience out of it. “Social” is the most overly used adjective in any and …

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MOG Partners with Australia’s Telstra

MOG, the subscription-based music blog, has just announced its exclusive partnership with Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company. The deal marks MOG’s first international expansion, and will offer Australian listeners access to ad-free, on-demand music content. MOG, which Time Magazine has stated “blows Pandora out of the water,” will offer Telstra users unlimited access to its content on the web, mobile …

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Facebook And Instagram Represent An Important Shift In Social Marketing Strategy

“It seems that Facebook acquired Instagram for two reasons,” Roger Katz, CEO of Friend2Friend, tells WebProNews. Friend2Friend does some of Universal Pictures’ social media campaigns. “The first is clearly a mobile play: Apple and Google are the players who control the critical app ecosystems for iOS and Android,” he adds. “Today, Facebook users who access the service with tablets or …

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Raditaz Partners with The Echo Nest

Raditaz, a Pandora internet radio competitor, is set to announce that its platform is integrating with The Echo Nest, which will add metadata to the 14 million songs available in its music cloud. This would beat out Pandora’s music discovery by fifteen times, bolstering The Echo Nest and Raditaz’ competitiveness in the music recommendation service market, according to an email …

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