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The rise of the musical omnivore

Musical taste has traditionally been viewed as class-related: the elite attends classical music concerts, the middle classes prefer highbrow easy listening, while the lower classes enjoy pop and folk music. However, the accuracy ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Pandora buys ticket seller for $450 million

Online radio leader Pandora said Wednesday it was buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million, seeing promise in greater technological integration as the market for live music booms.

dateOct 07, 2015 in Business
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Why restaurants play music while you eat

Research in India has found that restaurateurs in different food establishments there can influence how long their customers stay, how much they eat and whether or not they come back for seconds. The study of music as an ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Social Sciences
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French music-streaming service Deezer plans IPO

French music-streaming service Deezer said Tuesday it plans to launch an initial public offering on the Paris stock exchange by year's end aiming to consolidate its position in the online music market.

dateSep 22, 2015 in Business
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US seizes music-sharing website

US authorities have seized the website of Sharebeast, said to be the largest illegal music-sharing operation based on the United States.

dateSep 14, 2015 in Internet
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