Americans have for the first time streamed more music on audio services such as Spotify than through videos, in a welcome shift for the industry, a study said Tuesday.
Internet radio leader Pandora was ordered Wednesday to pay 21 percent more in royalties to record labels, a modest increase that the company hoped would allow growth.
This week's all-star launch of US rapper Jay Z's streaming music service may not have caused Spotify's management to lose sleep—but analysts predict tough days ahead as tech giant Apple prepares to enter the fray.
U2 frontman Bono described start-ups as the new rock bands and defended streaming service Spotify from recent criticism at an internet event in Ireland on Thursday.
Music piracy is a huge problem, if the music industry is to believed. But so far, very little has been done to stop it. We are, however, starting to get an idea of what motivates people to do it. If record labels want to ...
Major record labels have capitalized on iTunes to maintain the same advantages that they held previously through physical media distribution networks, a recently published paper by a UT Arlington assistant professor says.
One of the biggest challenges facing Brian McAndrews, the new CEO of Pandora, will be renegotiating the royalty rates the Internet radio giant pays to the music industry.
Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads on Monday as the company opens its annual conference for software developers.
Technology giants including Apple and Microsoft on Friday defended their pricing policy in Australia at an official inquiry launched over concerns that they were overcharging customers.
The US Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the case of a woman ordered to pay a $220,000 fine for illegally downloading music off the internet.