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Rdio revamps itself for streaming-music newbies

Aiming to step out of the shadow of Spotify, Pandora and Apple's iTunes Radio, 4-year-old Rdio beefs up its free radiolike service and designs a warmer welcome for the uninitiated.

By September 3, 2014

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Amazon to launch streaming-music service for Prime?

Quickly after Apple's deal to buy a music-streaming service, a report says Amazon will launch a similar offering but one lacking new releases.

By May 29, 2014

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YouTube strikes up a streaming service: Music Key

The video giant already attracts a billion unique visitors monthly, but will those users pay to play? YouTube gave CNET an exclusive demo of streaming service Music Key.

By November 19, 2014

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Correction: Streaming-music royalty rates

This story originally misstated the amounts said to be paid to the indie music labels. Apple reportedly will pay out 0.13 cent in the first year each time a song is played and 0.14 cent in the second year, while Pandora reportedly pays out 0.12 cent. That is, payments per song play are in the hundredths of a penny.

By June 27, 2013

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Meet iTunes Radio, Apple's long-awaited streaming-music service

Apple is jumping into the streaming music business, taking on everyone from Google to Pandora. It made the announcement at WWDC.

By June 10, 2013

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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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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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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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YouTube's Music Key: Can paid streaming finally hook the masses?

Google's popular video site rolls out its long-teased contender in the paid streaming-music business. Called Music Key, it may have the best chance yet to popularize music subscriptions.

By November 12, 2014

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Microsoft to kill its free Xbox Music streaming service

The free service will be retired on December 1 as Microsoft decides to focus on its subscription plan alone.

By October 23, 2014