Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us
The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
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.
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.
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.
15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups
You might be surprised at some of the companies that have reached the billion-dollar valuation mark.
Pandora's Tim Westergren Wants to Make Musicians Respectable
Like many companies, Pandora doesn't just want to make a buck. The company also aims to turn being a musician into a middle-class job.
10 Lessons in Brilliant Marketing
From viral campaigns to virus campaigns, we pick the 10 marketing initiatives in 2011 that hit on that winning combination of great idea, perfect timing and flawless execution.
Social Media Breakdown: Spotify
When digital music service Spotify crossed the Atlantic to the U.S., the company leaned heavily on social media to build awareness. Here's a look at what worked for them.