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Top 10 Music Streaming Services

These are the 10 most popular music streaming services

August 14th, 2014

Listening to unlimited music within the confines of the law is now possible thanks to the advent of music streaming services, but deciding which service to use is becomingly increasingly complicated. Writing for Time, FindTheBest declares that there are currently 102 individual streaming services on the market that allow users to stream music for as long as they …

Apple Swell Acquisition

Apple’s $30 million Swell acquisition could be big for iTunes Radio

July 28th, 2014

For the time being, Apple’s iTunes Radio product is something of an also-ran. It’s a nice value-add for iOS device owners, allowing them to stream Pandora-like Radio stations for free, but it doesn’t really offer any compelling features compared to bigger rival services. According to a new report, however, that may soon change.

iTunes Radio Vs. Spotify Vs. Pandora

iTunes Radio is popular but not even close to a ‘Pandora killer’

March 11th, 2014

It hasn’t taken very long for Apple’s iTunes Radio to rise up in popularity. Via MacRumors, a new survey of American consumers conducted by Edison Research and Statista has found that iTunes Radio is now the third-most popular music streaming service and has leapt ahead of Spotify. Overall, the survey found that 8% of people …

How To Record iTunes Radio Streams

Record iTunes Radio streams on your Mac with this app

February 18th, 2014

iTunes Radio hasn’t yet overtaken the dominant music streaming services on the market, but there’s no denying that Apple’s entry has attracted a large number of users since launch. If you’re one of those users, doubleTwist’s freshly updated app can help you get even more out of your listening sessions by recording and saving audio …

Apple In-App Ad Sales iTunes Radio

Apple is going all-out to bring advertisers to iTunes Radio

December 17th, 2013

If iTunes Radio is going to become a key component to Apple’s infrastructure lineup, the company is going to have to bring advertisers to the platform in force. AdWeek reports that in order to move the iAds sales team away from in-app ads, Apple is planning to “build a real-time bidding exchange to automate selling in-app …

Pandora Listener Growth iTunes Radio

Pandora market share grows in the wake of the iTunes Radio launch

November 5th, 2013

In a strange, but not entirely unexpected turn of events, Pandora has actually seen significant growth since the launch of iTunes Radio in September. Bloomberg reports that Pandora’s market share of radio listeners has increased from 7.77% to 8.06% in the time that iTunes Radio has been operational. According to Pandora CFO Michael Herring, listening …

iTunes Radio Users Returning to Pandora

iTunes Radio users are returning to Pandora in search of better tunes

October 29th, 2013

When Apple first announced iTunes Radio, many people assumed that the inclusion of a full-fledged streaming service within the most popular music store on the planet would be the death knell for Pandora and other similar services. It turns out that might not be the case, as Apple Insider shares a survey from Canaccord Genuity that …

iTunes Radio Hack

Simple trick brings free iTunes Radio to international users

September 26th, 2013

iTunes Radio launched alongside iOS 7 last week, but the service is currently only accessible to iTunes users within the United States. But for users outside of America, BGR sister site BGR India has found a way to enable iTunes Radio on any iOS device regardless of what country you are in. In just a …

iTunes Radio Pandora Royalties Comparison

iTunes Radio royalty rates revealed – Apple pays more than Pandora

June 27th, 2013

When Apple was engaged in long, protracted negotiations with record companies over terms for its iTunes Radio service, many assumed that the company was trying to get copyright owners to take less money per song play than competing Internet radio service Pandora. The Wall Street Journal reports that this is not the case, however, because …