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per-capita music spending

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Digital ad spending to reach record level in 2014, report says

More than 25 percent of total global ad spending will be digital this year, according to a prediction from a market researcher.

By July 9, 2014

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Spotify users, get ready for video ads

Spotify's 30 million nonpaying listeners will start seeing prompts to watch a commercial in exchange for 30 minutes of ad-free mobile music, plus "video takeover" spots on their computers.

By September 8, 2014

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When it comes to apps, tablet users are bigger spenders

The nearly $100 billion app market may not be dominated by tablets, but slate owners spend more on average for content than their smartphone counterparts.

By September 2, 2014

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Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Get ready, groupies. Spotify puts VIP access to bands up for sale

The streaming music service joins with Bandpage to let musicians sell experiences to fans like private concerts, duets, and pre-show parties.

By August 13, 2014

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Amazon offers Prime members video credit for slower shipping

In return for free, "no-rush" shipping, Prime users can score a $1 toward an Amazon Instant video.

By July 30, 2014

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Why Wall Street hasn't lost faith in Amazon

Amazon had a troubling loss last quarter and it predicts rougher waters ahead. So why aren't investors more concerned? Because CEO Jeff Bezos is at the helm.

By July 30, 2014

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Getting started with Amazon Firefly

The Fire Phone is a portable point-of-sale system for the Amazon faithful due to its Firefly feature.

By July 28, 2014

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Apple said to be buying Google-backed Swell for $30M

The Swell podcast-streaming app, which learns what you like and don't like, reportedly will be shut down as part of the $30 million deal.

By July 28, 2014