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Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Oct 21, 2014
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Pandora posts in-line 1Q loss, upbeat sales

(AP)—Internet radio company Pandora reported higher-than-expected revenue in the latest quarter, with losses in line with analysts' forecasts, as the number of subscribers who pay for ad-free listening rose above 2.5 million.

May 23, 2013
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Perfecting sound quality in-ear

An audio pioneer who has worked with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi and Pink Floyd, Stephen Ambrose is on a quest to perfect sound quality. His most recent innovation is a modification for ear buds, ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Pandora loss shrinks as revenue rises

Internet radio firm Pandora on Wednesday reported that its revenue climbed in the recently-ended quarter but that it still lost money due in large part to royalties paid out for songs.

Aug 29, 2012
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Music choice reflects mood

(Phys.org) -- What kind of music are you in the mood for? A new smartphone app designed to recommend music according to how listeners feel could provide insight into teen mental health.

Jun 08, 2012
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School pupils learn about practical philosophy

Children could learn valuable lessons in responsible citizenship, such as making moral judgements and informed choices, through taking part in philosophical dialogue, according to researchers at the University of Strathclyde.

Jan 05, 2012
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Language learning through hip-hop music

Listeners can learn new vocabulary through hip-hop music, even though the lyrics may be difficult to understand, according to a study published in the Dec. 21 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE.

Dec 21, 2011
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