Google is poised to unveil a subscription-based streaming music service rivaling platforms like Spotify and Pandora.
Apple's much-rumored streaming music service remains in limbo as a result of ongoing licensing negotiations with the major record labels, The Financial Times reports.
Shazam has named former Yahoo executive Rich Riley as its new CEO, replacing longtime chief Andrew Fisher, who will transition to executive chairman duties. AllThingsD reports Shazam is making the moves to strengthen its leadership team and put itself in position "for next stage of growth and IPO."
Global revenues from mobile streamed music services are expected to jump by more than 40 per cent this year to $1.7 billion ( €1.3 billion ), according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Twitter officially launched its much anticipated #music discovery and sharing app via Apple's iOS platform and the Web.
April 20 is Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers that brings a deluge of limited-edition vinyl releases from labels both large and small. If you fit within the target demographic--read: nerdy, music-obsessed males north of age 30--Record Store Day is quite possibly your favorite day of the calendar year. If you don't, you probably can't imagine why any sane person would wake up at the crack of dawn to stand in line for a shot at a 180-gram, purple vinyl pressing of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band's Live at Frank Freeman's Beat Club .
WASHINGTON--Pandora's primary focus for growth is now mobile, with over 75 percent of total listening hours coming from mobile or other connected devices.
Apple is expected to complete a streaming music licensing agreement with Universal Music Group as soon as next week, The Verge reports.
Twitter is reportedly poised to roll out a standalone music application leveraging technologies acquired with music discovery service We Are Hunted.
Apple is close to signing streaming music licensing agreements with two major record labels, CNet reports.