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Report: Google Play Music All Access expanding to Apple's iOS this month

Google is poised to roll out a version of its Google Play Music All Access streaming service optimized for archrival Apple's iOS,  Engadget  reports.

Beats Electronics unplugs HTC partnership with $265M buyout

Struggling mobile device maker HTC has agreed to sell its remaining 24.84 percent stake in Beats Electronics back to the audio technology firm for $265 million.

Shazam revamps app for iOS 7, names ex-Hulu exec McGurn as chief revenue officer

Shazam is rolling out an overhauled version of its media discovery application optimized for Apple's new iOS 7, slated for release to consumers later today.

Rhapsody rumored to seek replacement for head Jon Irwin

Digital music service Rhapsody is poised to shake up its executive ranks and is searching for candidates to replace Jon Irwin, who has served as the firm's president since it spun off from parent RealNetworks in 2010,  The Verge  reports.

Pandora taps former Microsoft exec Brian McAndrews as CEO

Pandora Media has named digital advertising veteran Brian McAndrews as CEO, president and chairman, effective immediately. McAndrews takes over for Joe Kennedy, who announced his resignation in March.

Google Play Music All Access adds genre-specific radio stations

Google continues building out its fledgling Google Play Music All Access streaming music service, adding new genre-specific radio stations.

Microsoft launches Xbox Music apps for Apple's iOS, Google's Android

Microsoft is rolling out native Xbox Music applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, offering premium subscribers on-demand streaming access to more than 30 million songs.

Report: Spotify raising funds at $5.3B valuation

Streaming music platform Spotify is raising money at a valuation of $5.27 billion, according to a report in Swedish financial publication  Dagens Industri.

Nokia Music for Windows Phone 8 adds gig notifications, favorite artist alerts

Nokia released an updated version of its Music streaming service for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding concert notifications and new release alerts.

Pandora dumps 40-hour monthly mobile listening cap thanks to ad sales

Pandora Media is removing a 40-hour monthly listening limit on its free mobile streaming music service, stating it is able to make the change thanks to increasing mobile advertising revenues.