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Pandora will soon have to pay out more in royalties

The Copyright Royalty Board, a panel of three federal judges that set royalty rates for Internet radio stations, revealed on Wednesday a new set of rates that govern how much artists and labels get paid. As a result, Pandora -…

Twitter launches new #music discovery service

Following a limited rollout last week with music artists and influencers, Twitter’s new #music discovery service is now open to everyone either as a web app at music.twitter.com or a standalone iPhone client. As you’d expect from the microblogging social…

Spotify releases U.S. anniversary figures

Internationally popular music streaming outfit Spotify has released an infographic which illustrates some interesting statistics since last year's U.S. launch. The Swedish company is celebrating its first anniversary in America and by all accounts it looks like a success chock…

Rdio and MGO announce free music streaming options

Not to be outdone by Spotify, Pandora and MOG, Rdio has announced that it will launch a free music streaming option. Launched last year by the founders of Kazaa, Skype and Joost, Rdio charges $5 a month for songs on…