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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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Pandora goes free (and ad-supported) on Logitech Squeezebox--with other devices likely to follow

Pandora's subscription-based Internet music service will now be free on Logitech Squeezebox devices--though you'll have to sit through some ads.

By July 29, 2008

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Microsoft to discount Xbox Music by 50 percent in one-day promotion

The discount is part of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals. The Xbox Music Pass streaming-music service normally costs $99.90 a year, but it will go for $49.90 on Friday.

By December 18, 2014

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Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.

By September 26, 2014

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Attention, artists: Streaming music is the inescapable future. Embrace it

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.

By November 14, 2014

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Taylor Swift is right about music, wrong about Spotify, says CEO Ek

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.

By November 11, 2014