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Why Google Plans to Shut Down Reader

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive

The groundbreaking recording engineer talks about how her studio stays on the cutting edge. Her advice: Hire a motivated team with passion and a hunger to try new things. Part of our Insights series.
Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on Innovation

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on Innovation

Music industry veteran Ann Mincieli describes working with famous artists like Alicia Keys and the trials of opening up her own studio space in New York. Her goal is to provide a cutting-edge experience that accommodates all skill levels.
Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

From rock 'n roll to divorce to kickball, these companies take franchising to a new creative level.
Insights: On Innovating Amid Rapid Change

Insights: On Innovating Amid Rapid Change

The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer shares his views on staying relevant during an industry shift.
Insights: On Staying Ahead of the Curve

Insights: On Staying Ahead of the Curve

The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer on how he stays on the cutting edge amid the upheaval in the music industry.
The Innovators: The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer

The Innovators: The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer

The co-founder of a successful music distributor for independent artists talks about staying nimble in a fast-changing industry.
Carving a Niche in Digital Music Distribution

Carving a Niche in Digital Music Distribution

The Orchard's early insight into digital distribution of music is proving bountiful -- and helping independent musicians get on the radar.
The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

For this iconoclastic rocker, there are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed.
Innovation Gurus: Bruce Mau and John Kao

Innovation Gurus: Bruce Mau and John Kao

The big idea to move your company to the next level can happen, if you put in the work -- and play while you're at it.
A Record Label Mines the Past for Music Aficionados and Collectors

A Record Label Mines the Past for Music Aficionados and Collectors

The Numero Group mines the past to forge the future of record labels--aiming at a reliable market of music aficionados and collectors.
An Innovative Recording Studio Goes Mobile

An Innovative Recording Studio Goes Mobile

The best artists in the business want to lay down their tracks at Allen Sides' Ocean Way Recording. Now he's taking his state-of-the-art studio expertise to them.

The Dusty Groove America Record Store Keeps on Spinning

The world of music retail keeps spinning at Dusty Groove America
An Early Investor in iTunes and Pandora Shares His Views on the Direction of the Music Business

An Early Investor in iTunes and Pandora Shares His Views on the Direction of the Music Business

An early investor in iTunes and Pandora weighs in on what makes an online music company a hit.
An Online Jukebox Makes Music a Social Experience

An Online Jukebox Makes Music a Social Experience

Forget buying CDs or even downloading MP3s. With Rdio's streaming service, music moves from a purchase decision to a social experience.
Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips on Reinvention

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips on Reinvention

The frontman for the alternative rock band shares his thoughts about innovation, success and learning from mistakes.

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