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Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates

Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates

By Josh Wolford March 19, 2014

Like most music streaming services, Pandora’s users are mostly the non-paying kind–the ones who are perfectly content to deal with some ads in order to avoid paying a monthly subscription fee. If you’re one of those 200 million+ people, you …

Rush Limbaugh Signs New Deal with Cumulus Rush Limbaugh Signs New Deal with Cumulus
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Those who lean to the right politically will be happy to know that conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh just signed a new deal with Cumulus. Limbaugh announced on his Friday show that he signed a three-year deal with …

Astronomers Find Extra-Galactic Radio Bursts Astronomers Find Extra-Galactic Radio Bursts

Astronomers this week announced that the first confirmed radio bursts from outside our Milky Way galaxy have been detected. A team of astronomers using the Parkes Observatory in Australia have detected four bursts, each originating from billions of light-years from …

Fired: Radio Hosts Made Fun of Athlete With ALS Fired: Radio Hosts Made Fun of Athlete With ALS
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Modern sports radio often walks a fine line between opinionated and offensive. Three radio sports talk hosts who crossed that line this week have been fired after airing a skit that made light of a former NFL player with Lou …

Will Apple Announce An Online Radio Service At WWDC? Will Apple Announce An Online Radio Service At WWDC?
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We’re probably not going to see an iPad, iPhone or other major hardware reveals from Apple at WWDC next week. We are going to see the new OS X and iOS. Now reports are coming in that we may also …

Barkley: Gay Players Were "No Big Deal" In The NBA Barkley: Gay Players Were "No Big Deal" In The NBA
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Charles Barkley knows a thing or two about the NBA. He was a player for more than 15 years so surely he would know something about gay players in the league, right? In a radio interview on the Dan Patrick …

Chrysler Brings Internet Radio to Its Dashboards Chrysler Brings Internet Radio to Its Dashboards

Chrysler announced today at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that apps for some of the most popular internet radio services will be added to its Uconnect software in the near future. The car manufacturer is calling …

Powerful Radio Emission Detected From Black Hole Powerful Radio Emission Detected From Black Hole

Astronomers revealed this week that they have detected an intense radio emission from a black hole’s radio-emitting jet. The emission was moving at more than 85% the speed of light, though it was also “quite variable.” The observations, published this …

iHeartRadio Surpasses 135 Million Downloads iHeartRadio Surpasses 135 Million Downloads
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Clear Channel announced today that its iHeartRadio service has surpassed 135 million downloads and 20 million registered users. On top of that, the iHeartRadio network is now seeing 239 million monthly listeners and over 48 million monthly digital uniques. “Registered …

Howard Stern Laughs At NBC And Its Threats Howard Stern Laughs At NBC And Its Threats
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Howard Stern is apparently upsetting some of the execs at NBC, the network for which he appears as a judge on the show America’s Got Talent. He’s been talking about Jay Leno and the company’s budget cuts, and the celebrity …

Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android

When Spotify launched its free radio service for iOS last month, they said that an Android version was definitely on the way. Now, just over a month later, Android users can now enjoy Spotify’s version of Pandora-like radio for free …

David Stern and Jim Rome Got At It On Air, Trend David Stern and Jim Rome Got At It On Air, Trend

Jim Rome is fond of Jim Rome. This much is obvious. If you don’t see it, take a look at his head shots, like the one leading this article, and other straight-from-the-media-packet pictures that show up in a “Jim Rome” …

Star Wars Voice Acted Like You've Never Heard Before Star Wars Voice Acted Like You've Never Heard Before

Well, kind of. What we have is another take on telling the story of the original Star Wars triology, via the medium of radio. But that’s been done, you say? While that’s true, it hasn’t been done quite like this: …

Obama Gay Marriage Support Sees Urban Backlash Obama Gay Marriage Support Sees Urban Backlash

The Presidential election season is upon us and things are going to start to get nasty. Now that we know, for sure, who the two candidates are going to be, they will start to solidify their beliefs and try to …

Howard Stern's Robin Quivers May Have Cancer Howard Stern's Robin Quivers May Have Cancer
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Robin Quivers, the co-host of the Howard Stern Show, announced on air this morning that she may have cancer. She has an appointment today with a specialist to determine if a growth she has pressing on her bladder is cancerous …

Electric Cars Have Radio Interference Problems Electric Cars Have Radio Interference Problems
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To enable radio reception in electric vehicles, manufacturers must install filters and insulate cables, since electrical signals will otherwise interfere with music and speech transmissions. Now, using new calculation methods, researchers are paving the way for pure listening pleasure while …

Rush Limbaugh Reassures Affiliates It’ll All Be OK Rush Limbaugh Reassures Affiliates It’ll All Be OK
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After all the advertiser upheaval of late, Rush Limbaugh has taken a little time to send a message to his radio show affiliate stations. The recorded reading of a message refers to his calling Sandra Fluke a slut, talks about …