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SiriusXM Holdings Inc. is trying to further entice customers by bundling Stitcher Premium with its SiriusXM Platinum Plan.  The streaming giant has been trying to become the go-to spot for…

SiriusXM digs into subscription-based podcast market with Stitcher Premium bundle

Most in tech would agree that following the launch of Alexa and Google Home devices, the “Voice Era” is here. Voice assistant usage is at 3.3 billion right now; by…

Instreamatic signs deals to allow people to talk to adverts on streaming services like an Alexa

Pandora today is launching a desktop app for Windows users following its debut of a native Mac app earlier this year. On Mac, Pandora offers a variety of features for…

Pandora debuts a desktop app for Windows

Tesla owners in the U.S. and Canada may finally get that free Spotify Premium integration they’ve been requesting. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted late Wednesday night that Spotify premium integration…

Elon Musk: Spotify is ‘coming’ to Tesla vehicles in North America

The battle for podcasters among music streaming services continues. A day after Spotify announced the launch of its podcast analytics dashboard, Pandora is today expanding its own podcasting efforts with…

Pandora opens up podcast submissions to all creators

Spotify added 8 million subscribers in the quarter that ended in June, slightly below the estimated 8.5 million figure, the streaming giant reported today. The top music streamer said it…

Spotify hits 108M paying users and 232M overall, but its average revenue per user declines

The past year has seen Spotify embark on a series of acquisitions to beef up its service, particularly on podcast content. Now it is the turn of SoundCloud, another European…

SoundCloud buys artist distribution platform Repost Network

To better compete with rivals like Spotify and Apple Music, the music streaming service Pandora is cutting the prices on its Premium subscriptions for qualifying students and members of the…

Pandora slashes prices on its premium music streaming service for students and the military

SiriusXM hasn’t wasted any time in capitalizing on its acquisition of streaming service Pandora. Following an exec shakeup and the launch of a Pandora-powered music station across both services, SiriusXM…

Nearly two dozen of SiriusXM’s talk shows come to Pandora as podcasts

More changes are coming to Pandora, following the $3.5 billion acquisition by SiriusXM last year. The company today launched a new station called Pandora NOW, powered by Pandora listener data,…

SiriusXM and Pandora launch Pandora NOW, the first Pandora station that streams on both services

In an effort to one-up Spotify and Apple Music, Pandora this morning announced the launch of a new marketing tool for artists, called Pandora Stories. The feature allows artists to…

Pandora Stories launches, combining music and podcasting in a new format

India finally has its answer to Spotify after Reliance Jio merged its music service with Saavn, the startup it acquired earlier this year. The deal itself isn’t new — it was…

JioSaavn becomes India’s answer to Spotify and Apple Music

Sirius XM’s recent all-stock $3.5-billion purchase of the music-streaming service Pandora raised a lot of eyebrows. A big question was why Sirius paid so much. Is Pandora’s music library and…

The battle over the driving experience is heating up and will be won in software   

Pandora announced today it has appointed Robert Lynch as its new president and CEO. Lynch was the founding CEO of Dish’s Sling TV previous to the move. He will also…

Sling TV founding CEO Roger Lynch is Pandora’s new president and CEO

Tucked away inside Pandora’s rebranded app, launched yesterday, the company was hiding its first iMessage app, too. In fact, it’s the first third-party party streaming music service to launch its own…

Pandora’s new iMessage app lets you text your favorite music

Pandora is not taking today’s debut of Amazon’s new, on-demand music streaming service lying down. The company has conveniently timed the launch of its own new paid tier, Pandora Plus,…

Ad-free Pandora Plus launches to all, along with a new company logo

Uber already integrates with Spotify so riders can pick their favorite tunes to jam to on their trip, but now Pandora is teaming up with the rideshare giant to do…

Pandora hopes you’ll listen more in an Uber

BMW was among the first auto manufacturers to introduce integration with iPhones in 2011. Now, five years later, the company has at last announced at the New York International Auto Show…

BMW announces Android app integration

Deezer, the Paris-based music and other audio streaming service with 6.3 million users that planned but ultimately cancelled an IPO last year, has now tapped existing investors for more funding. Today the…

After Cancelling Its IPO, Deezer Raises Another $109M From Access And Orange

iTunes Radio will no longer be free, as of January 28. In an email to customers, Apple said that the Pandora-like service will only be available for Apple Music subscribers,…

iTunes Radio Is No Longer Free

Last year on TechCrunch I made eight predictions about digital media. This post compares those predictions to the reality that is digital media in 2015.

Scorecard: 2015 Digital Media Predictions

Pandora has a new tool in its belt to fight against Apple Music and Spotify. The music streaming just announced it will purchase Ticketfly, a Ticketmaster-type site, for $450m in…

Pandora Acquires Ticketfly For $450M To Sell Concert Tickets

Pandora put radio on the Internet, but now startups like Spotify and giants like Apple are trying to knock it out of the three comma club. When every music app…

How Will Pandora Survive Apple Music? Co-Founder Tim Westergren Will Tell Disrupt SF

Grace Digital Audio announced their latest creation today, the Allegro Portable Wireless Radio & Streamer. The Allegro is portable unit, designed to allow you to take your internet radio choice…

Pandora Radio is now available on the Samsung Instinct on Sprint. The application, which works much the same as its iPhone counterpart, creates your own radio station of sorts based…