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Heads Up Music Lovers: YouTube to Create Streaming Music Service

With free on-demand mobile streaming and its own offline mode, YouTube could put Spotify on the defensive.

3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk

While many are still in shock after Miley Cyrus' performance at the VMAs, here we consider why the episode was simply branding genius.

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Entrepreneur.com sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.

A Soundtrack to Start Up By

Don't let Pandora tell you what to listen to. Here, we asked the co-founders of startup phenom Back to the Roots to give us the skinny on which songs keep them going strong.

Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Gets $500 Million Investment From Carlyle, Buys Out HTC

Beats dominates the U.S. market for high-end headphones, but it failed to give HTC its groove back, so the Taiwanese smartphone company is pulling the plug on their partnership.

A New App That Creates a Musical Soundtrack for Your Images

Mhoto can analyze a digital photo, then create a song that captures the 'mood' of the image.

Music Service Rdio Will Launch Free Version to Compete With Spotify

Three-year-old startup Rdio is partnering with a terrestrial radio station operator to gain new content and grow its audience.

This 'Instrument' Lets You Rock Out With Your iPhone

Artiphon's Instrument 1 is like an entire orchestra all in one smartphone-powered gadget.

Groupon Founder Turned Musician: Andrew Mason's 'Hardly Workin'

In the collection of songs, Mason sings about lessons he learned founding the daily deals company.

Bonnaroo's Founder on Hosting a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the company behind music festival Bonnaroo, offers advice about successful events.

Bonnaroo Founder's 9 Tips for Throwing a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the production company behind music festival Bonnaroo, provides young entrepreneurs advice about crafting a successful event.

Apple's Next 'Wild Card' May Not Be What You Think

The tech company's big announcement at its developer's conference next week may not be what you're expecting.

How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever

Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.

'Entourage' Star Adrian Grenier Starts Music Incubator

While the young actor has already co-founded or invested in several startups, this time Grenier is changing his tune. Brian Solis spoke with him about his new venture.

Why Google Plans to Shut Down Reader

Digg aims to fill the gap with its own reader, Facebook unveils a new timeline, Twitter gets into music discovery and more social-media news.

What You Need to Know About Music Licensing for Your Business

Four need-to-know tips for businesses that play music.

Bounce Back: The Inspiration Playlists of Multimillionaire Entrepreneurs

From Spanx founder Sara Blakely to skateboard icon Tony Hawk, hear what music inspires high-profile entrepreneurs to quickly shift their mindset and face their challenges.

A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars

A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.

Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews.

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.

5 Ways to Make Sweet Music for Your Business

Ditch the Muzak and tailor your tunes to appeal to your customers and employees.

SoundHound Creates a Faster, Easier Way to Find Forgotten Song Titles

App sees explosive growth for it's music-recognition service based on simple spoken searches, and even humming.

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Field

The leading recording engineer shares her views on standing out as a woman in a business dominated by men. Part of our Insights series.

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