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  • News: New HTML5 browser app brings Pandora to game consoles and smart TVs

    Instead of launching native apps for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Pandora hopes you'll jam to its tunes through the consoles' Web browsers. The streaming music service has just launched a new Pandora Web app, which is accessible through the two game consoles and other set-top boxes with browsers that support HTML5.

  • News: Get your streaming Dora fix on Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon announces a new deal with Viacom to bring 250 TV seasons to its Prime Instant Video service.

  • News: Pioneer slashes AirPlay prices, aims at Bluetooth

    When customers in the Apple ecosystem shop for wireless speakers, the biggest consideration is whether to go with Bluetooth or AirPlay. And the argument has long gone that AirPlay's decided advantages--higher-quality audio and longer, Wi-Fi-based range--come with one significant disadvantage: AirPlay speakers cost substantially more than their Bluetooth counterparts. But it appears that Pioneer is looking to change that.

  • News: Personal Audio defends its podcasting patent

    The company that owns a U.S. patent for podcasting is confident the patent will stand up to a challenge initiated this week by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

  • News: Google's All Access music service coming to iOS 'a couple weeks from now'

    It's a good thing I'm hungry, because it's time for me to eat my words.

  • News: EFF targets podcasting patent for invalidation

    A 1996 podcasting patent is in the crosshairs of two digital rights groups, which are hoping the public will help them get the patent invalidated.

  • News: Apple reveals 16GB iPod touch with no rear-facing camera

    If the 32GB iPod touch had too much capacity for you, or just too many cameras, Apple's got a solution: the new 16GB iPod touch, now available at the Apple Store for just $229.

  • News: Justin Timberlake, Jack Johnson to headline 2013 iTunes Festival in London

    Since 2007, Apple's hosted an annual iTunes Festival in London, and 2013 will be no exception: The company on Thursday announced that Justin Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson, Jessie J, and nearly 60 other bands will headline this year's incarnation of the festival.

  • News: Awesome new Discover feed adds personalized music recommendations to Spotify

    You can use Spotify to easily swap playlists with your friends, check out the top charts, and find new music releases, but the streaming service has always lacked a great way to get personalized music recommendations. To overcome that deficiency, Spotify on Wednesday rolled out Discover, an "endless scroll" news feed similar to Facebook and Google+ that replaces the current "What's New" section.

  • News: Seven free apps for finding stellar live sounds

    How often have you heard someone say, "I don't really like music"? Most people enjoy music, whether they're classical-concerto buffs or indie-rock megafans. And there's good reason for that--studies have proven that music can make you happy.

  • News: iWatch Sighting in Latest Apple Ad?

    Apple's newest TV ad might be revealing a glimpse of the rumored iWatch, best that's the only good thing about it, writes CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige.

  • News: Netflix plans to double its original content push next year

    Netflix's newfound love affair with original content isn't disappearing any time soon: The company reportedly wants to double its original programming slate in 2014.

  • News: Twitter #Music doubles down on song discovery with new chart features

    It's not a groundbreaking feature, but nice to have nonetheless: Twitter has added a bunch of genre charts to its #Music discovery service to display the most popular songs and artists trending, in a bid to surface the most popular tracks on the social network.

  • News: Facebook now lets you broadcast your bad taste in Pandora stations

    If you listen to a song on the Internet and no one else knows about it, does it make a sound?

  • News: Pandora Premieres gives you an early listen on new albums

    Right now I'm a fortunate son. Because I'm listening to John Fogerty's new take on the classic Credence Clearwater Revival song of the same name (with the Foo Fighters) from Fogerty's upcoming album Wrote A Song For Everyone. And that's thanks to Pandora Premieres, a new station from Pandora that launched on Tuesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Face the music

    Sony and Apple are at loggerheads over streaming music, AT&T gets ready to open the floodgates on video chat over its network, and the head of Turkey drops in on Silicon Valley. The remainders for Monday, May 20, 2013 are up a stream without a paddle.

  • News: Breaking Bad's creator credits Netflix for some of its success

    Walter White, Jesse Pinkman, and the rest of your favorite Breaking Bad characters return in August for the series finale, but if it wasn't for Netflix the show never would have reached this point, the series' creator says.

  • News: How Google's I/O moves measure up to what Apple offers

    Google had a lot to say during Wednesday's Google I/O keynote--so would you, if you had three-and-a-half hours to fill. And while new features in voice-powered search functionality, Google Maps, and other pronouncements from the search giant were certainly eye-catching, just how much of what was said at this week's developer conference should make iOS device owners sit up and take notice?

  • News: Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

    On Wednesday, Google joined the likes of Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the U.S. launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. For $10 a month (or $8 a month if you sign up before the end of June) you get access to untold millions of tracks on Android phones and tablets, as well as via your Web browser.

  • News: iTunes 11.0.3 enhances MiniPlayer, tweaks album options

    If you were hoping that the next update to iTunes might reverse some of the drastic changes Apple made in last year's version 11, don't hold your breath. A minor update released on Thursday, iTunes 11.0.3, makes some tweaks to the program's interface, as well as applying fixes for some security issues.

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