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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.

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.

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. 

Rhapsody adds offline playback with Windows Phone 8 update

Rhapsody is rolling out a revamped version of its on-demand digital music app for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, debuting a series of new features and enhancements.

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...

Rhapsody inks joint billing deal with AT&T, launches iPad app

Rhapsody announced a joint billing agreement with AT&T Mobility, enabling subscribers to add its on-demand digital music services to their monthly wireless bill. Rhapsody previously signed a similar deal with Verizon Wireless.

Rhapsody acquires Napster from Best Buy

On-demand music service Rhapsody has reached an agreement to acquire digital music platform Napster from Best Buy. Rhapsody will land Napster's subscribers and certain other assets, and Best Buy will

Facebook's mobile users eclipse 350M, daily logins pass 500M

Facebook now tops 800 million users worldwide, a milestone announced Thursday during the social networking giant's F8 conference in San Francisco. In addition, Facebook daily logins recently topped

Report: Facebook launching social music service this month

Facebook is reportedly poised to unveil a new social-themed music service during its f8 developer conference, kicking off in San Francisco on Sept. 22. Citing sources familiar with Facebook's plans,