Carmakers let app developers drive innovation
Googling the nearest gas station, sending email from your smartphone, or booking a table at a restaurant: Those are all things you shouldn't do while driving. But so many drivers have grown accustomed to ...
High fashion, high tech intersect at CES confab
The folks who brought you laptop trackpads, voice-activated smartphones and touch-screen tablets are dreaming up new ways for users to interact with technology through wearable, fashionable gadgets.
In battle against cyberattacks, these hackers wear the 'white hats'
He's 26, likes industrial and electronic music, has a bleached-blond Mohawk haircut and sometimes, Mikhail Davidov said, he starts his day "at the crack of noon." The late hours are in front of a computer, working on reverse ...
Carlos Slim invests $40 mn in Shazam music app
Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim has acquired a 10.8 percent stake in Shazam, the British company behind a music recognition smartphone application that instantly identifies songs and artists.
Pandora wins court battle with music publishers
Internet radio leader Pandora has won a court battle with the music publishing society known as ASCAP (AZ-cap) that could help it lower its royalty payments.
Pandora stock pounded by possible Apple entry
Pandora Media shares plunged Friday after reports said Apple is in talks to license music for a rival online radio service.
Sony, Universal, Warner sue SiriusXM for royalties
The music industry's largest record companies are suing Sirius XM Radio Inc. for royalties it says the satellite radio company didn't pay for recordings from before 1972.
YouTube subscription music service to go for mobile dollars
As YouTube prepares to launch its subscription music service by the end of the year, the digital music giant is seeking to capitalize on music fans' desire to have access to their favorite songs everywhere ...
BlackBerry-maker RIM stops BBM music service
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion says it is silencing its streaming music service barely two years after it launched.
Music service, mobile software expected from Apple (Update)
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.
Apple's iTunes to sell rival Sony's Japanese songs
Sony said that music by its Japanese artists was now available on Apple's iTunes store, in an apparent strategy shift by the Japanese firm to cash in on soaring demand for online music.
Apple, Microsoft defend Australian pricing at inquiry
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.
iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges
When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry—reeling from the effects of online piracy—was anxious to see how the new music service would shake ...
Google unveils $10-a-month 'All Access' music plan
Google on Wednesday launched a subscription-based music service, allowing users of Android phones and tablets to listen to their favorite songs and artists for a monthly fee.