The Best Streaming Radio

Turning an online music service into a powerful automated DJ isn't easy. You can give an algorithm millions of songs and millions of data points, but it's still not going to have any style. So of all your options—including Google's new All Access—what's the streaming radio most worth your time? We found out. » 5/16/13 12:00pm 5/16/13 12:00pm

Spotify, Rdio or MOG: What Streaming Music Service Do You Use?

News spread this morning that MOG has been purchased by HTC/Beats Audio for $10 million, which probably was not the payout the Berkeley-based company was hoping for (disclosure: I used to work there once upon a time). And while Spotify appears destined to win the streaming music wars (as far as subscription services… » 7/02/12 11:20am 7/02/12 11:20am

Is MOG Trying to Sell Itself?

CNET says the streaming music service MOG has quietly approached entities in the digital music space about buying the company. MOG says they're doing just fine, but of course, have offered little in the way of numbers to back that up. Are the streaming music services starting to find the floor in the freemium race to… » 2/28/12 7:40pm 2/28/12 7:40pm

Can Streaming Music Services Survive Freemium?

As a response to Spotify's successful US launch, MOG and Rdio have both offered freemium versions of their respective streaming music services. They're scared of losing the war to the Scandinavian invaders. But is it a race to the bottom? » 9/15/11 5:00pm 9/15/11 5:00pm

TechCrunch on Facebook Music: The Great Music Unifier

A source for TechCrunch has handed them a little more info about Facebook's planned new role as music's connective tissue. In a nutshell, you'll be able to share what you're streaming across whatever service, be it MOG or Spotify, you use. That's huge. » 9/10/11 6:00pm 9/10/11 6:00pm

Mog Gets Rhapsody, Gives You Instant Song Search-and-Play

Until now, Mog, the music blog network, has been missing one key ingredient: mainstream music. Music lovers could talk about music, share files of more obscure acts, and even share YouTube videos of popular songs. But today, Mog teamed with Rhapsody to deliver all those millions of tracks inside the web browser… » 12/12/07 8:30am 12/12/07 8:30am