The first ever Cortana-powered smart speaker is going on sale this Sunday. Microsoft and Harman Kardon are launching the new Invoke speaker in the United States with lots of features and premium audio for $199. Invoke supports voice calls via Skype, and the smart speaker also supports Spotify, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn’s music services. Show More Summary
Pandora has brought its premium Plus features to its Windows 10 app for subscribers. If you subscribe to Pandora Plus, the streaming service's premium service, the latest update to the Pandora Windows app should make you pretty happy....
Pandora has partnered with Fitbit as the exclusive music streaming provider for their new smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic. Pandora Plus and Premium listeners can synch their top stations or workout stations directly to the watch with no phone required. Pandora has also launched the Fitbit Motivation Mixtape with upbeat tracks by...
That plan affords a modest amount of data, but it may be enough for some users. The question is, can you live with this carrier? Plus: Get Pandora Premium free for three months!
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Pandora has added a new feature to Pandora Premium. Called Autoplay, this means you’ll never encounter dead air again while using Pandora Premium. Instead, Pandora will keep on playing music it thinks you’ll enjoy even after you have stopped manually selecting tracks to play. Show More Summary
Pandora launches an automated feature to automatically play a similar songs when the previous one ends on its fledgling $10-a-month Premium service.
Satellite radio company SiriusXM is reportedly in "active discussions" about buying Pandora, which recently began tackling Apple Music head-on through the launch of its on-demand Premium service.
Pitchfork is pleased to announce that Mike Hadreas, the artist better known as Perfume Genius, will appear in two upcoming Pitchfork.tv events. He is set for our new Facebook Live series Sounds Like [ ], presented by Pandora Premium. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Pandora (NYSE: P) released its Q1’17 earnings on May 8. The results were a mixed bag for the company, as the top line exceeded guidance but earnings continued to drop lower, reaching an all-time low due to high content acquisition costs as a result of some direct deals signed in late 2016.
Buoyed by a fresh $150 million investment from KKR, Pandora executives spun a hopeful tale during an earnings call on Monday. But a later than expected full launch of Pandora Premium and slight downtick in use left more questions than answers about Pandora's long term growth. ____________________________________ During an earnings...
With recent speculation about Spotify soon going public (without an IPO) and the belated launch of Pandora Premium, the music streaming space is increasingly nearing both maturity and saturation. The market is crowded by such giants as Apple, Google, and Amazon, as well as smaller companies like Spotify, Deezer, Napster, Pandora, and Tidal. For 2016, it was estimated that […]
Premium streaming music services have gone from curiosity to a "need-to-have" product, says Pandora's Glenn Peoples. 51 million Americans are expected subscribe to premium music streaming services in 2020. Guest post by Glenn Peoples, Music Insights and Analytics at Pandora The premium music service, a feature-filled subscription product that grant...
Mac DeMarco will appear on Pitchfork.tv’s brand new Facebook Live series, Sounds Like [ ], presented by Pandora Premium, on May 8. DeMarco will join host Eavvon O’Neal at 11 a.m. Eastern to discuss a playlist he curated around a specific theme. Show More Summary
The 188th edition of Android Apps Weekly is out! This week we talk about Chrome's built-in ad-block, Pandora Premium, and more Android apps and games news!
Pandora's recent rollout of its third tier service, Pandora Premium has us taking a look at how artists an labels earn royalties from the traditional ad-supported service, as well as Pandora Plus, an update to the ad-free version, and of course the new Premium Tier. ______________________________ Guest post by Glenn...
An artist-inspired and led campaign is now being launched — a move coming in tandem with the offer of Pandora Premium to all listeners via the App Store and Google Play. That’s the official word in a new report from Mobile Advertising Watch, which explains that Pandora Premium was previously available only by invitation. Show More Summary
Pandora is going public with an on-demand streaming music service to rival the likes of Apple, Spotify and Google Play. But in doing so it’s effectively throwing out its “killer feature” leaving it with little to differentiate it. Pandora Premium costs $10 a month, putting it right at the going market rate. Show More Summary