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Jason Cherkis

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital...

Pandora Just Slammed Head-First Into 'Fiscal Cliff'

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter net profit more than tripled to $2 million as r...

Jason Gilbert

Have Spotify And Pandora Changed The Way You Listen To Music? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.09.2012 | Technology

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Market research firm NPD Group is out with new research this week indicating that a milestone of music will soon be upon us: The per...

The Tide Has Risen: Five Reasons to Worry About the Internet Radio Fairness Act

Chris Castle | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
Chris Castle

Let's be clear -- it's not about "Internet Radio", the Internet or Fairness. It's about money, power and lobbying, although I guess you could say it's an act.

The Rumor That's Got Pandora Really Worried

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of online streaming music service Pandora Media closed down 12 percent on a report that Apple Inc was in serious talks with major m...

Tastemakers: The Companies That Tell Us What We Like and How They Do It

Bryce Maddock | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
Bryce Maddock

There is a potential goldmine awaiting any company that can simplify our lives. Tell me what I like, tell me what I should buy, tell me what to wear and tell me what's in good taste. How do you accomplish this?

Show Me The Money: SF Conference Tackles Urgent, and Perpetual, Issue for Musicians

Turnstyle | Posted 12.10.2012 | San Francisco

Photo Credit: Jesse Lara by Nishat Kurwa SAN FRANCISCO-What does it mean to make a living as a musician in the digital age, and what are the most vi...

How Much Do You Think Pandora Pays Artists?

Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

If you think artists on Pandora never get paid by the music-streaming service, think again. On Tuesday, Pandora founder Tim Westergren released a s...

Rdio To Pay Artists For Subscription Referrals

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Small Business

LOS ANGELES — Music subscription service Rdio is looking to dispel the notion that streaming services underpay artists for their work. Starting Tues...

YouChoose: How Digital Platforms Are Changing the Entertainment World

Steven C. Beer | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Steven C. Beer

Based on recent trends, we anticipate that more and more established filmmakers, musicians and authors will turn to using the digital world as a liberating resource and vital tool for creating, marketing and distributing their work.

Universal's Gambit Poses Peril for Music Biz

Chris Sagers | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Sagers

The digital distribution cases have a certain special place, because they tell us something about how easily businesses can talk us into betraying our own common sense.

Apple Might Want To Kill Pandora

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology

Apple Inc. is in talks to license music for a custom-radio service similar to the popular one operated by Pandora Media Inc., according to people fami...

Will Apple Kill Pandora?

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of Pandora Media Inc fell 14 percent in premarket trading on Friday following media reports that Apple Inc was in talks to license ...

Pandora Finds Its Groove

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Pandora Media Inc reported better-than expected results and raised its outlook on strong quarterly advertising sales. Shar...

The Seven Seals of The TVpocalypse

Turnstyle | Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

By: Noah J. Nelson The future of technology is beginning to look a lot like the past. Specifically it's beginning to look like television. In form an...

Pulling Out

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | Small Business

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As consumer Internet shares plummet, venture capital firms find themselves fending off incre...

Why Shouldn't Mitt Romney Advertise on Pandora?

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Although the idea of presidential candidates spying on your listening habits to send you ads might seem scary, in some way, there's really nothing to be surprised about here. It is, quite literally, politics (and advertising) as usual.

Unlock the Potential of Internet Radio

Tim Westergren | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology
Tim Westergren

You can listen to a digital radio service on your home stereo, but depending on whether the stream is coming from the cable provider, a satellite signal or through a web connection, the payment to the artist is very different. The difference borders on the absurd.

Parents On Facebook Driving Down Stock Prices?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

It was another poor showing for Facebook last week as its stock price hit a new low Friday, dispiriting shareholders already frustrated by lower-than-...

10 Best Places To Discover New Music

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2012 | Teen

There's an unbelievable amount of fantastic music out there just waiting for you to hit "play," but it can be tough to find. We bet you're probably al...

Cell Phones (HAL?) vs. Humans: Welcome to '2012: A Life Odyssey'

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When the parties have been seated, the food has been served, and the time-honored tradition of "dinner conversation" has commenced, the pinging of incoming texts and the private giggles and mad key tapping in response are not remotely what "dinner conversation" had in mind.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

From Lady Gaga's nearly 80 million followers and fans on Twitter and Facebook, to Spotify's 16-million-song catalog, social media's impact on the music industry is undeniable.

The Winners and Losers From Spotify's Move Into Radio

Brad Spirrison | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Spotify just released a major update for its iPhone and iPad applications that features a fully-operational radio station. Upon first impression, this update rocks!

Watch Out, Pandora: Spotify Outs Free Service For iPhone

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 08.19.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — The music-subscription company Spotify is joining Pandora, Slacker and Songza in offering a free radio service for mobile devices ...

Katherine Bindley

The First Pandora Marriage Proposal | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

Any creative marriage proposal involves a fair amount of planning, but taking five months to coordinate popping the question is perhaps bringing thing...