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Pandora Gives Users an Hour of Ad-Free Music If They First Pay Close Attention to an Ad

Pandora Gives Users an Hour of Ad-Free Music If They First Pay Close Attention to an Ad

Pandora is heralding the full rollout of its Sponsored Listening feature, which has been in beta since last fall. With Sponsored Listening, Pandora offers listeners a deal: You can have an ad-free hour of music, uninterrupted, if you just pay special attention to one ad first. “In exchange for at least 15 seconds of active brand attention, listeners are rewarded …

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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 Will Sell Day Passes for Ad-Free Music

Pandora is looking for ways to increase revenue, and it’s come up with a way to get users to pay for music, without actually forcing them to commit to a full-on subscription to the premium service. Pandora confirmed to GigaOm that it will soon unveil a “day pass” option, which will allow users to buy a small period of ad-free …

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Pandora Is Now Letting Artists Message You

Everyone’s getting in on the messaging craze, even Pandora internet radio. Have you ever wanted Lenny Kravitz to send you a message, just before you listen to one of his songs, explaining his thoughts behind said song? That’s now a possibility, thanks to Pandora’s new Artist Audio Messaging feature. Pandora is now letting artists (a select few for now, as …

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Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates

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 can breathe a sigh of relief–this doesn’t really affect you. But current annual subscribers and future subscribers to Pandora One, …

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Lauren Conrad Reveals Favorite “Position”

Lauren Conrad is a true lady. The 28-year-old first started on on Laguna Beach, quickly morphing into a fashion designer, blogger, best-selling author and a natural role-model. Through all of her adventures, LC has seemingly remained true to herself. During an appearance on Sway Calloway’s Sway in the Morning, Conrad’s ladylike poise was tested. She quickly replied to all of …

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Mike Francesa Sure Knows How To Open A Swag Bag

Getting swag is a perk of being a celebrity, whether you’re A-list or D-list. One of the next events where gift bags will be given is Super Bowl XLVIII, and this swag kit will be given to those attending the game once they enter MetLife Stadium. One radio personality not only knows what will be in the swag bags, he …

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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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NPR Buyouts: Plan To Cut Staff By 10%

NPR announced on Friday that it will attempt to reduce its staff by about 10% through voluntary buyouts, in order to balance the budget. NPR is a very popular source of news and entertainment for many people, and it is sad to hear of news like this. Hopefully people will not have to miss out on too many of their …

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Rush Limbaugh Signs New Deal With Cumulus

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 Cumulus Media. He shared the good news with his audience, without a few people being aware he was going to …

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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 our galaxy. The bursts are quick flashes of radio originating from a single point in the sky, lasting only milliseconds. …

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