Mobile Music

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Twitter confirms We Are Hunted buy, music app set to launch this weekend

Twitter is reportedly poised to roll out a standalone music application leveraging technologies acquired with music discovery service We Are Hunted.

Report: Apple close to sealing iRadio streaming music deals

Apple is close to signing streaming music licensing agreements with two major record labels, CNet reports.

Report: BlackBerry pulls the plug on BBM Music

BlackBerry will shutter its cloud-based BBM Music service in June, less than two years after the music discovery initiative rolled out to consumers.

6 reasons the mobile music industry is changing

By Sandhya Raman The digital music industry, which relies heavily on the mobile channel, is already a fractured and intensely competitive market. There are established players like Apple (...

What factors are changing the mobile music industry?

FierceMobileContent  takes a look at the key issues that are hounding the development of the mobile music market and the dynamics that could affect both existing players and new entrants  in this new special report.

NPD: Pandora, iHeartRadio top streaming radio usage, fueled by mobile

Subscription-based and free Internet radio services like Pandora and Spotify accounted for 23 percent of average weekly music listening time among U.S. consumers between the ages of 13 and 35 during the fourth quarter of 2012, up from 17 percent in the year-ago period thanks to increasing mobile engagement, according to a new NPD Group report.

Pandora expands to Windows Phone 8, vows ad-free music through 2013

Pandora Media is extending its digital music platform to devices running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, pledging an uncapped mobile listening experience throughout the remainder of this year.

Report: Amazon exploring on-demand streaming music service

Amazon's is the latest digital media giant reportedly considering a streaming music service, following speculation that both Apple and Google are both readying efforts to challenge established players like Spotify, Pandora and Rhapsody.

Spotify urges labels to allow richer mobile music experience

Spotify is pressing recording industry partners to consider offering consumers new ways to sample its streaming music service, contending that improving the mobile experience will increase interest in paid subscriptions.

Pandora mobile revenues jump 111% in Q4, CEO Kennedy steps down

Pandora Media reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenues of $125.1 million, a 54 percent year-over-year increase fueled by mobile growth. The streaming radio company also announced the resignation of longtime Chairman and CEO Joe Kennedy.