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SoundCloud Launches Simplified, Cheaper Pro Plans and Embraces Brands

SoundCloud‘s business model is taking an important step forward today with the introduction at SXSW of a simplified premium offering and the launch of a number of partnerships with big-name brands. Additionally, the company is making it easier for users to discover accounts they may be interested …

Why Every Music Start-Up Will Fail (and Apple Will Win) | Inc.com

Stereomood CEO Eleanora Viviani doesn’t mince words on how she plans to make money off her start-up: "We want to get acquired."<p>Unless she invents a new business model--and a way to conquer music licensing fees--she's dependent on a corporate giant that does it all. If a deal comes through, …

Startups

Apple Dials in iTunes Radio, a New Streaming Music Service

Apple has announced a new product that adds to its many entertainment offerings: a streaming music service called iTunes Radio.<p>The new service, which …

The Best Streaming Music Apps for the iPad

You don't need to load your iPad up with a lot of music to have listening options. The App Store offers everything from streaming radio stations from …

Apps

Here’s what other streaming music services are saying about Apple’s iTunes Radio

Given Apple’s position as the largest seller of digital music and producer of the most popular mobile devices, the company’s decision to launch its own Internet radio service makes a lot of sense. Other companies in the smart radio space, however, don’t seem nervous about their latest …

What does Apple's new iTunes Radio mean for the future of digital music?

The digital music world continues to evolve towards a streamed, "access" model, over the traditional "ownership" approach.<p>Whether the music industry …

Sony’s ‘Music Unlimited’ iOS app adds offline playback & high-quality 320kbps AAC streams

A nice update is landing any minute now for Sony’s Music Unlimited iOS app, which is continuing to improve thanks to some nice improvements coming with PS4 and PlayStation Plus. On top of some big discounts for PS Plus members, Sony announced today that iOS users will soon have the ability to …

Microsoft prepping Xbox Music for the Web

Microsoft is preparing a version of Xbox Music that will offer access to its subscription, storage, and track-purchasing service beyond its current Windows 8 and game console iterations.<p>"A Web version for Xbox Music will launch next week," a Microsoft spokeswoman said. "We will have more details to …

Xbox

Myspace Is Back — As an iOS App

Myspace, the social network that dominated the early part of this century, has risen from the ashes. Or at least, that's the plan, as Myspace's new …

Comparing iTunes Radio To Pandora, Spotify And Other Streaming Music Services

Our sources have been getting an earful since Apple launched the first iOS 7 beta. The reason? They’ve been listening to iTunes Radio, of course. So …

Rdio Update Introduces Song Stations

With an eye on bettering the recently introduced iTunes Radio, the Rdio app for iOS devices has just been updated. Most importantly, version 2.2.1 …