Chief financial officer says that Sony, owner of one of the world's three major labels, needs to evaluate what kind of value it's getting in allowing catalog music to be streamed for free.
Amazon may be planning an ad-supported video service, one that includes music videos and both original and licensed TV series as a counterpoint to its Instant Video download and subscription services, according to a report.
Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.
The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month.
Spotify's Daniel Ek says the world's top subscription streaming-music service added 2.5 million paying members in fewer than six months and has returned a total of $2 billion to the music industry.
Music's bedrock business will be selling access to streams, not ownership of tunes. So what does that mean for the artists you love? It should be music to their ears.
The "YouTube for audio" signs its first deal with one of the three major record labels, which will give it access to songs for a subscription-streaming service to launch in 2015.
What are the first apps that pop into your head when you think music? If Apple's Beats Music is among them, you may be scanning farther down new App Annie standings than you might expect.
Susan Wojcicki dodges a question about YouTube's expected music subscription product, saying at the Recode mobile conference that her company is "working on it."
The free service will be retired on December 1 as Microsoft decides to focus on its subscription plan alone.