Pandora Plus Trades Ad Views for Extra Features


Pandora on Thursday launched Pandora Plus, a replacement for its $5-a-month Pandora One streaming music service. The 4 million Pandora One subscribers will be switched over to Plus, which will continue to offer ad-free listening at the same price. However, Pandora Plus also offers an opt-in video advertising feature that lets users skip or replay songs. Plus also has an offline mode. The service automatically saves the main station a subscriber listens to, as well as the three listened to most recently, for offline access.

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How to Play iTunes Music on an Android Smartphone

The music-loving world has been shifting toward streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora in recent years, but a good number of us still get music the old-fashioned way: by downloading songs…

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Pandora settles fights with ASCAP, Broadcast Music in wake of royalty ruling

Article Image Through newly-forged deals, Pandora has put an end to royalty disputes with Broadcast Music and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a report said on Tuesday.

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Pandora debuts Thumbprint Radio, Google quietly adds offline navigation to Google Maps for iOS

Article Image Streaming music service Pandora on Monday launched Thumbprint Radio, a new featured station that factors in all of a listener’s previous upvotes across other stations. Google simultaneously brought one of its most requested features to Google Maps for iOS: offline navigation.

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Apple TV gains Pandora app, but tvOS 9.1 still lacks Bluetooth keyboard support

Article Image Streaming music service Pandora launched an official tvOS app on Wednesday, while separately, users have noticed that the fourth-generation Apple TV continues to lack Bluetooth keyboard support, even after Tuesday’s tvOS 9.1 update.

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Pandora snaps up Rdio technology and employees for $75M

Article Image Streaming music giant Pandora announced it will spend $75 million to acquire technology, intellectual property and talent from on-demand competitor Rdio, which plans to file for bankruptcy as part of the deal.

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Pandora says Apple Music launch cost 1.3M listeners in Q3

Article Image Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews on Friday said he expects listenership to rebound after seeing Apple Music contribute to a decline of 1.3 million active users for the third quarter of 2015, noting the launch of Apple’s streaming service is having roughly the same impact as that of iTunes Radio in 2013.

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Pandora to pay $90 million in settling royalties lawsuit over pre-1972 recordings

Article Image Pandora has reached a $90 million settlement with record labels over royalties from pre-1972 recordings, which were under contention because they don’t fall under U.S. federal copyright protections.

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Pandora joins shortlist of iPhone apps ready for Apple's CarPlay

Article Image Streaming music service Pandora has quietly updated its iPhone app with support for Apple’s CarPlay, giving listeners a more convenient interface for compatible vehicles and aftermarket headunits.

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Pandora CFO says service coming to CarPlay, calls Apple 'frenemy'

When CarPlay debuted in 2014, Internet radio service Pandora, seemingly a perfect fit for an iOS-based automotive system, was conspicuously absent from Apple’s list of launch partners. That may soon change, according to one Pandora executive.



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Hacking connected cars: How scared should you be?

Does playing Pandora through your dashboard put you at risk of being driven off the highway by malicious hackers? It might, according to work by computer researchers and a survey published this week by Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.

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Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists

Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

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