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Spotify music service (AP Photo)

Cover songs: Homage or irksome marketing ploy?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are about 600 versions of Adele’s Oscar-winning song “Skyfall” on the Spotify subscription music service. Not one of them features Adele. Adele’s label, XL Recordings, keeps her music off of […]

05/30/2013

Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Review: Google music plan solid, serendipitous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google’s new music service offers a lot of eye candy to go with the tunes. The song selection of around 18 million tracks is comparable to popular services such as Spotify […]

05/23/2013

'Unfinished Business' explores advertising

This Sunday on Unfinished Business Betsy and Renee are joined by Pandora‘s CMO Simon Flemming-Wood who discusses the unique attributes of Pandora in the context of advertising and user-programmed entertainment. Doug Baxter, the President of […]

08/05/2012

Spotify offers free radio play on mobile devices

(AP) – The music-subscription company Spotify is joining Pandora, Slacker and Songza in offering a free radio service for mobile devices in the U.S. Until now, the company charged people $10 per month to use […]

06/19/2012