radio

A new application called Fradio is officially launching today, offering a service that allows anyone to become a DJ, broadcasting their favorite tracks to their friends or fans, and even…

Fradio’s New App Lets Anyone Be A DJ, Broadcast Live Radio To Friends And Fans

On-demand music streaming services like Beats and Spotify continue to grow, but terrestrial radio also remains a popular way to listen to music on mobile via top-ranked apps like iHeartRadio…

SwipeRadio Is A Faster Way To Listen To Terrestrial Radio On Your iPhone

Ecommerce giant Amazon is planning a streaming music service of its own, in order to join the ranks of virtually every other tech company in existence, according to the New…

Amazon Launching Streaming Music Service As Soon As This Week, Says NYT

Music startup 8tracks just released a major new version of its iPhone app. The 3.0 version comes with a completely redesigned interface, a simpler user experience and a new advertising…

8tracks Launches New iPhone App To Take On Pandora

Music startup 8tracks just released a new app for the Xbox 360. Live Gold subscribers will be able to play 8tracks playlists for free on their consoles. In other news,…

8tracks Reaches 8 Million Monthly Active Users, Launches Xbox 360 App

Returning from the brink of death, music services Winamp and Shoutcast are now officially with a new owner: Digital audio business Radionomy has acquired the both media player and radio…

AOL Sells Winamp And Shoutcast For $5-10M To Radionomy, Takes 12% Stake In Belgian Digital Audio Startup

Some developments for 7digital, the UK-based music platform that powers download and streaming services for the likes of Samsung, HTC, T-Mobile and Pure: it has entered into acquisition talks and…

Samsung’s Music Partner 7digital Picks Up $1.6M Loan, Enters Into Reverse Takeover Talks With UBC

After delivering audio versions of blog articles to the busy masses through SoundGecko, Australian startup 121cast is back with a new service that creates personalized radio stations for users. It’s…

Aussie App Omny Is Heading To The U.S. To Be An All-Purpose, Personalized Radio

During Disrupt, Lady Gaga’s manager and Atom Factory founder, Troy Carter, suggested that the area ripe for disruption in the music industry by technology is terrestrial radio. For those who…

Troy Carter Says The Next Technology Disruption In Music Will Happen In Terrestrial Radio

Jelli, the radio startup offering local stations tools that allow their listener base to control the music selection and playlists, has just been awarded a patent on the concept of…

Radio Startup Jelli Wins Patent On Crowd-Controlled Broadcasting

Senzari, the Miami-based Pandora competitor backed by $3 million in funding from 500 Startups and other angels, is making good on its recent acquisition of  the Berlin-based streaming music app…

Pandora Competitor Senzari Rebrands Its Music Service “Wahwah,” Goes Mobile-First With New Personalized Radio App

New files possibly pointing to a forthcoming, Apple streaming radio service – or at least new functionality – have been discovered in the iPad’s file system. The files include a…

Following Jailbreak, Files Uncovered In iPad Filesystem Hint At New Streaming Radio Functionality

Today, the streaming music startup Serendip is bringing its “lean back,” serendipitous music discovery service to mobile with the debut of the Serendip iOS application. Like the web version which launched last…

Serendip Brings Its Social Music Radio Service To Mobile

Today, a Cox Media-owned radio station in Tampa Bay is shifting its entire format to listener-controlled radio, now putting its audience in control of the songs that play 24 hours…

Radio Freaks Out: First Cox Media-Owned Radio Station Turns Over Control To Listeners 24/7 On Web And Mobile

Senzari, the Miami-based streaming music startup offering an alternative to Pandora in both stateside and international markets, is today announcing it has acquired Berlin-based wahwah.fm. Founded in 2010 by Philipp…

Pandora Competitor Senzari Acquires Berlin-Based Music Startup WahWah.fm

Streaming music startup 8tracks is officially relaunching its iPhone application today, which offers a much-needed (and really well done) user interface revamp. For those who remember the earlier version of the app…

Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone: App Rebuilt From Ground-Up With New Look, Better Music Discovery

Another digital step forward for the UK’s BBC today, this time involving the corporation’s radio assets: the state-owned broadcaster today is launching iPlayer Radio a new, integrated mobile web and…

BBC Builds Out Its iPlayer Empire With iPlayer Radio, New iOS And Web Apps For Radio Service

Jelli, the crowdsourced social radio platform, is today announcing $9 million in additional funding, in a round led by new investors Intel Capital and Relay Ventures. The round also saw…

Crowdsourced Music Streaming Service Jelli Raises $9 Million, Plans To Go International

As the Web is stuffed with more and more content, we’re increasingly in need of good curators to help us discover the things we’ll love amidst the noise. Flipboard, for…

Shuffler.fm Brings Its “Flipboard For Music” Service To iPhone, Offers Sneak Peek At Spotify App

TuneIn, the popular guide to online radio stations, today announced that it has seen a 267% increase in the number of its mobile listeners over the last year. The company…

Radio App TuneIn Adds 600 New Stations, Reports 267% YoY Listener Growth On Mobile

Music streaming service Spotify is rolling out a new feature for U.S. users today, which looks like a direct swipe at Pandora: it’s introducing a free mobile radio service. The…

Watch Out Pandora, Spotify Just Introduced A Free, Streaming Radio Service In The U.S.

Jelli, the user-controlled music streaming service, is releasing a specially curated SXSW-themed station today, which will feature the indie bands playing at the festival. The playlist for the station will…

Crowdsourced Streaming Music Service Jelli Arrives On Android, Adds SXSW Radio

Miami-based streaming music startup Senzari, backed by $2 million in angel funding, is continuing its international rollout today with an entrance into its third market since its U.S. launch into private…

Pandora Competitor Senzari Arrives In Spain With New Look, Facebook-Based Recommendations

There are two main complaints that always crop up whenever you mention Pandora: its music catalog is too small and it’s not available outside the U.S. That’s room enough for…

With $2 Million In Funding, Senzari Prepares To Take On Pandora

You, too, can be just like Hard Harry, dropping the truth on your neatly manicured suburban hellhole from the privacy of your sweat-stinking bedroom. Tell the man off. Rail against…

Gooood Morning, Nerdinam: FlipZu Makes You An Instant Broadcaster

The Internet, wireless technology, evolving consumer trends and other factors have merged into a perfect storm putting significant stress on the relationship between record labels and their artists, and the…

I just read that Spotify is coming to the U.S! Oh, wait. That was an article from 2009. I hope they really mean it this time. I love the product.…

When Bill Wilson was in charge of content at AOL, he launched dozens of niche sites under their own sub-brands—everything from Daily Finance to country-music site The Boot. Last February,…

Sirius XM appears to be at a bit of a crossroads. Howard Stern, arguably the company’s most recognizable on-air talent, has all but decided to negotiate his new contract in…

It’s not a joke: Today, Sony in Japan did announce [JP] a portable cassette tape/radio/CD-player. Technically, the CFD-A110 is based on a model Sony introduced exactly seven years ago. The…