Pandora is trying valiantly to stay afloat in a sea filled with competitors like Spotify and Apple Music, and now the company has tapped music legend Questlove to help rescue it from the murky depths of irrelevance.
Last month, Rdio unexpectedly announced that it’s shutting down service and handing over the keys to Pandora. Existing subscriptions are rapidly dying off, which means it’s time to lament all the poor life choices you made with Rdio’s help.
Faltering internet radio Pandora’s newest effort to reinvent itself is a newly personalized radio station called Thumbprint Radio, which is based on all of the thumbs you’ve ever given the service.
James Cameron provided an update on the sequels to his 2009 film, Avatar, noting that he wanted to make sure that the first film “wasn’t just some big fluke”.
As you’ve probably heard if you’re an Rdio user, the music-streaming service is shuttering its doors. The fate of the company’s assets is clear—sold for $75 million to Pandora—but the wind-down process has now been outlined.
The news that Pandora is buying bankrupt Rdio is very sad indeed, and leaves many of us wondering what will happen to the Dad Rock playlists we spent years perfecting. Here’s a way to export them, for now.
Whoa, this is surprising news: The music streaming site Rdio is filing for bankruptcy protection and handing over key assets to competitor Pandora.
The geniuses behind Serial just announced that the podcast’s second season will debut on Pandora as well as iTunes. That’s good news for anybody that wants to binge-listen on a road trip without the hassle of downloading every episode!
Earlier this year, the Record Industry Association of America began to pursue Pandora on behalf of record labels to seek royalties for the use of tracks recorded before 1972. Now, it’s reached a settlement that will see Pandora stump up $90 million for using the songs.
Your favorite internet radio service will soon make it easier to buy concert tickets. Pandora just bought Ticketfly, a Ticketmaster competitor, for $450 million. Why? Because it’s a great idea.
Pandora is 10 years old and to celebrate, it’s holding “Listener Love Day.” Don’t worry, it just sounds creepy—it’s actually only a free pass to try out Pandora without commercials for a day.
Today, Sprint launched a partnership with Spotify, which offers special deals on the premium version of the music service to Sprint subscribers. That's great because it'll gets you a marginally lower price for a great music service—but it's also the beginning of what could one day make streaming music services…
Pandora has announced that its One subscription plan, which provides an ad-free version of the streaming service, will jump in price to $5 for new users, and its annual subscription option will be scrapped. Existing users will continue to pay $4. (For now.)
Last week, we learned that digital music sales dropped for the first time since iTunes in 2013. Thanks to Billboard and Nielsen's fresh year-end music report, we now know that there was significant 32 percent uptick in music streams in 2013. This doesn't prove that Spotify and the like are killing music sales, but it…
iTunes Radio is years in the making, and today, it finally lands on millions of devices via iOS 7 and the newly updated iTunes 11.1. Like anything that has been predicted and anticipated for ages, intrigued users will dive in, and in all likelihood, millions upon millions of them will become regular users. They…
Pandora's adding a sleep timer to its Android and iOS app update. The new feature (found in the options drawer) lets you shut off your stream after 15, 30 or 60 minutes, so your data plan and sweet tunes aren't wasted on deaf ears. [Pandora]
Remember a few months ago when Pandora announced that it would impose a 40-hour listening cap on mobile users who don't pay for a subscription? Well, it's going away September 1st—just days before Apple's iTunes Radio is expected to go live. Coincidence?
In the future, streaming radio stations will be so sophisticated that they'll know based on all sorts of factors exactly what it is you want to listen to. We're not quite there yet, but Rdio—our favorite streaming radio service—has a new personalized radio feature, which takes a bold step in that direction.