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Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon
Streaming

Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon

The music streaming service is rumored to be considering new limitations on its free version.
'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song
Copyrights

'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song

'Happy Birthday,' which reportedly generates $2 million per year for the Warner/Chappell Music, was interjected into public domain in the 20s, according to new evidence filed in a two-year-old suit.
Geoff Weiss
Are You an Empathetic or Analytical Thinker? Your Music Playlist May Hold the Answer.
Music

Are You an Empathetic or Analytical Thinker? Your Music Playlist May Hold the Answer.

According to a new study, the kind of music you like reflects the way your brain processes information.
Laura Entis
Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28
Obituaries

Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28

While Greenberg's death arrives on the heels of his company's closure due to a four-year legal war, police found no evidence of foul play or suicide.
Geoff Weiss
Apple Rolls Out Revamped iPods (Yes, iPods)
Apple

Apple Rolls Out Revamped iPods (Yes, iPods)

2012 was the last time the tech giant upgraded the music players.
Nina Zipkin
Report: Apple Could Release New iPod Models Tomorrow
Apple

Report: Apple Could Release New iPod Models Tomorrow

Hold your earbuds. Remember Apple's pocket digital jukeboxes? Hey, wait. People still use iPods?!
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Could the Wu-Tang Clan Bring Back RadioShack?
RadioShack

Could the Wu-Tang Clan Bring Back RadioShack?

A new partnership brings hip-hop to the ailing 94-year old brand.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How This Light Bulb Makes It Easier for You to Stream Music
Technology

How This Light Bulb Makes It Easier for You to Stream Music

Astro, a New York City home automation startup, just put a bright, new musical Twist on 'smart' bulb tech.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.
Streaming

Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.

Under Jay Z's helm, the company just lost its second CEO in three months.
Geoff Weiss
WATCH: Björk's New Music Video Is a Dazzling Harbinger of VR Technology
Virtual Reality

WATCH: Björk's New Music Video Is a Dazzling Harbinger of VR Technology

For a truly stunning experience, check it out on a mobile device.
Geoff Weiss
One More City Boosts its Minimum Wage: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

One More City Boosts its Minimum Wage: Weekly News Roundup

Plus: Spotify's valuation hits $8.5 billion while Beyonce faces a branding backlash.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Spotify Founder: No Need to Be No. 1 in Music Streaming
Spotify

Spotify Founder: No Need to Be No. 1 in Music Streaming

'To me it is enough to be among the top three,' Daniel Ek said.
Latest Investment Values Spotify at $8.2 Billion
Valuations

Latest Investment Values Spotify at $8.2 Billion

The music-streaming company gets another $115 million for a batch of newly issued shares.