| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported second-quarter sales growth that topped analysts’ expectations as mobile advertising revenue surged year over year.
The Oakland company generated $157.4 million in revenue in the quarter ended July...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Pandora Media Inc., the Internet radio giant, has hired former aQuantive head and Microsoft Corp. executive Brian McAndrews as its chief executive, president and chairman as it fends off growing competition and tries to increase revenue from advertising....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Consumers looking for a way to measure how much excitement there is with the new iPhones that go on sale Friday may want to check out the TaskRabbit index.
In recent Apple launches, busy consumers have turned to the San Francisco micro-job site to...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With the recent launches of Apple Inc.’s iTunes Radio and Google Play Music All Access, there’s no shortage of options for people who want personalized digital music on demand.
Slacker Inc., which launched its first radio service in 2007,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:50 PM
For U.S. investors, it was a good six months to just stay home — and to start imagining the world weaned off cheap Federal Reserve money.
Major Wall Street stock indexes posted double-digit returns in the first half, buttressed by a continuing,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Berlin music publisher BMG says it has made a publishing and services agreement with the Rolling Stones, marking the first time in 40 years the rock band has appointed an outside music publisher.
This agreement comes as the Stones are celebrating the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Former MP3.com Chief Executive Michael Robertson has entered the ever-growing online music streaming industry.
Uberstations, which launched Thursday, aggregates streams of traditional radio stations, which users can listen to from the site for free. ...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Apple Inc., said it received 4,000 to 5,000 requests for customer data from U.S. officials during the six months ending in May, as it became the latest high-tech company to provide some details on its involvement in the National Security...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Apple Inc. won a $30-million contract Tuesday from the L.A. Unified School District, paving the way for the company to provide every student with an iPad in the nation's second-largest school system.
The Board of Education voted 6 to 0 on Tuesday to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:32 AM
As Apple finally enters the on-demand music streaming market, established services are making double- and triple-digit gains in users, according to a study by Nielsen.
In the last year, the fastest grower was Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio, which...