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ad-supported music

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Sony to take another look at ad-supported music streaming

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.

By November 18, 2014

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Amazon plans Hulu-like ad-supported video too?

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.

By March 27, 2014

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Beta-testing the video ad-supported Free All Music

Free All Music began a private beta test this week, and I'm satisfied with the value proposition, as the ad-viewing and MP3-downloading process is surprisingly painless.

By January 13, 2010

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EMI licenses songs to new ad-supported site

EMI is the second big recording company to cut deal with FreeAllMusic.com, a start-up that thinks it can succeed with ad-supported music.

By January 19, 2010

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Is free, ad-supported music downloading dead?

Greg Sandoval talks about what led to SpiralFrog's sudden death, and whether other sites have any hope of pursuing a similar model successfully.

By March 20, 2009

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Google Play Music goes free, partly

The subscription streaming service from the giant behind Android-powered devices is adding a free radio-like product to go with its $10-a-month plan.

By June 23, 2015

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Spotify gathers users, cash as battle with Apple Music looms

Spotify now has more than 20 million paid subscribers and over 75 million active users, and has raised a reported $526 million.

By June 10, 2015

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No deal with Apple to kill free music, Universal tells state investigators

In a letter to the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut, lawyers for the Universal Music Group say the label hasn't engaged in anticompetitive practices with Apple over free streams from Apple rivals like Spotify.

By June 9, 2015

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The lost year of Beats Music and how that may not matter for Apple

Apple plans to relaunch Beats Music on Monday after putting the streaming service in a holding pattern for a year. Here's how it can make up for lost time.

By June 5, 2015

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Apple's relaunch of Beats Music said to cost $10 a month

Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.

By June 1, 2015