The Web's biggest streaming-music service delivers an increase in profit, sales and its expectations for both to come. But active-listener growth kept up its slow slide, distracting investors.
Direct pact with BMG, which manages royalty rights for stars like Beyonce, comes soon after its first deal with labels, another sign the music industry is picking up Pandora's good vibrations.
Pandora's head of electronics partnerships talks about rolling his eyes at the idea of a smart fridge, how far connected devices have come, and where they're going.
For all the flash of Apple buying Beats, Google's purchase of Songza gives it an online music service focused on anticipatory contextual playlists -- key to an "Internet of Things" future.
With its latest update for iOS, Pandora Radio introduces a new design and an alarm clock feature.
Sony, Warner, and Universal argue that under state law, the music streaming service must pay license fees for songs recorded before 1972.
The Internet's biggest radio service increased a key measure of how much revenue it gets from the commercials you hear when you listen on your mobile device, even as its bottom line turned red.
Because of a rise in royalty rates paid to musicians, all new subscribers to the streaming music service's premium option will have to pay a dollar more per month than existing users.
Pandora's easy-to-use interface and massive music library make the app a must-download for music fans with Windows phones.
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The Internet's biggest radio service has growing competition, but its roster of members keeps growing too.