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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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Former Vevo, Sony top execs join music-video startup Vadio

Rio Caraeff, who led Vevo from its beginning until he departed in November, joins a former Sony Pictures vice chairman at Vadio, which helps streaming-music services add video to their offering.

By May 12, 2015

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Europe's antitrust watchdog sniffs around Apple's music deals

The European Commission asks Apple and labels to explain their pacts for the relaunch of Beats Music to see if they're trying to crimp free offerings from streaming rivals like Spotify, a report says.

By April 2, 2015

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Design of Apple streaming-music service said to be led by musician Trent Reznor

The Nine Inch Nails front man, chief creative officer at Beats, is directing the design of an Apple streaming-music service to rival Spotify's, according to The New York Times.

By March 25, 2015

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Streaming music drowns out CD sales in US for the first time

US revenue from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Apple's Beats eclipsed sales of CDs last year, according to data from the music industry's trade group.

By March 19, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement

The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.

By May 22, 2015