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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.

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.

Apple, Google sound the death knell for operator music services

If it seems like there are already too many streaming music services to count, just wait until Apple and Google enter the mix. Neither mobile giant has officially confirmed plans to launch a streaming service, but both seem like foregone conclusions to challenge established players like Spotify, Pandora and Rhapsody.

Rumor Mill: Google building mobile music service to challenge Spotify

Google is reportedly developing a subscription-based streaming radio service optimized for mobile devices, taking aim at rival efforts from Spotify, Rhapsody and Pandora. 

Slacker Radio redesigns mobile apps to challenge Pandora, Spotify

Slacker Radio is rolling out overhauled versions of its streaming music application alongside a redesigned website and logo as it looks to more effectively challenge rivals like Pandora and Spotify.

NPD: Half of smartphone owners use their device for music listening

Roughly half of all U.S. consumers who own smartphones and tablets use those devices to listen to music, according to a new survey conducted by researcher NPD Group. Fifty-six percent of all...

Pandora redesign brings uniform UI across both iOS and Android

Pandora is rolling out version 4.0 of its Internet radio application for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, establishing a uniform interface across the two mobile platforms.

Reports: Apple building streaming radio service for iOS

Apple is in talks to with record label partners to license their content for a new customized streaming radio service designed to rival efforts from Spotify and Pandora, according to reports.

Pandora mobile ad revenues leap to $59.2M, CFO plans exit

Pandora reported fiscal second-quarter 2013 losses of $5.4 million, tripling from $1.8 million a year ago as content acquisition costs continued to increase.