Pandora Unveils “Thumbprint Radio” For People Who Like Variety

Music listening service Pandora says its algorithm just got smarter with “Thumbprint Radio.” Users who have liked music across multiple genres will find their unique mix on a new custom station.

Spotify Claims Streaming Music Throne Worldwide, But Pandora Is Still Top Service In U.S.

Spotify is the world’s top streaming music service in terms of active users, downloads and revenue, according to a new music-focused report out this morning from App Annie. However, while Spoti

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week two major tech companies went public, Pandora acquired Rdio and Lyft financials leaked. The Cribs crew visited the visually stunning Minted HQ, and we discussed the rentpocalypse with the CE

Pandora to Broadcast Second Season of Popular Podcast “Serial”

Pandora, the publicly traded streaming music company, is wading into podcasts. Earlier today, founder Tim Westergren announced the service will be the “exclusive streaming partner” for the second

Pandora Loses More Than A Third Of Its Value As It Battles Apple Music For Listeners

Shares of online radio service Pandora tanked about 36 percent on Friday. The sharp decline comes after the company reported a loss of almost $86 million yesterday. The call was the company’s f

Tech (Mostly) Puts Points On The Board

We are back in earnings season, which means that it's report card time for your favorite public tech shops. Earnings have a way of cutting through the bullshit. It's refreshing. So, what happened t

Pandora Shares Down 20% In After-Hours Trading After Company Posts Q3 Loss

After the market closed Thursday, online music streaming service Pandora reported a third quarter loss of $85.9 million. The company lost 40 cents per share. Pandora met street estimates and posted an

CrunchWeek: Jack Has A Moment, Microsoft Goes Big, And Pandora’s Selling Tickets

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta crunch down on Friday. Welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek, TechCrunch’s weekly roundup show where we talk the biggest things in tech. This week we’re chattin

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, Microsoft announced new hardware, Twitter finally got a permanent CEO, and Facebook confirmed it is working on augmented reality. Here in the TechCrunch studio, we talked about India&#8217

Pandora Acquires Ticketfly For $450M To Sell Concert Tickets

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 cash and stock. Pando

Full Stack Music: 1 Trillion Streams, 200 Million Tickets

At present, there are three distinct music industries: radio, on-demand music, and concert ticketing. However, we are starting to enter a new phase, where these industries will converge and produce on

Tim Westergren On What Makes Pandora Different

<a target="_blank" href="">Pandora</a> co-founder and chief strategy officer Tim Westergren took the stage with our own Josh Constine to talk about Pandora's unique model in the

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

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 is building its own radio feature on top

Pandora To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Day Of Ad-Free Listening

Our beloved Pandora is 10 years old this month. The music company has endured ups and downs but is set to celebrate that milestone anniversary on the 9th. It’s quite impressive. What started as

Pandora’s “Sponsored Listening” Ad Format Exits Beta, Offering Mobile App Users An Hour Of Uninterrupted Listening

Following the arrival of stronger-than-expected earnings last week, radio service Pandora this morning announced the expansion of its “Sponsored Listening” ad product, which is now being m

Pandora Pops 5% After Reporting Stronger-Than-Anticipated Q2 Profit Of $0.05 Per Share

After the bell, digital radio service Pandora reported its second quarter performance, generating an adjusted $0.05 per share on revenue of $285.6 million. The street had expected Pandora to generate

Pandora’s Q1 Beats Estimates With $230.8 Million In Revenue

Pandora’s first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations, bringing in $230.8 Million in revenue and a loss of 12 cents per share. Its active listener count — while up year ove

Amazon Prime Music Takes On Pandora With Addition Of “Prime Stations” On iOS

Prime Music, Amazon's free music streaming service for Prime members, has been upgraded on mobile today with a new feature that will see the service better competing with similar offerings like Pandor

Pandora Q4 Falls Short With $268M In Revenue

Pandora's earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2014 disappointed Wall Street, with revenue of $268 million and diluted earnings per share of 18 cents (that's non-GAAP). That means the company

Marriott Considers Offering Netflix, Hulu And Pandora In Hotel Rooms

Marriott, recently <a target="_blank" href="">in the news</a> for attempting to block private hotspots, is
Load More