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Microsoft, SNL, Sprint and Softbank News for Monday October 15, 2012

Microsoft is jumping into the music business and this is perhaps the biggest news of the day and possibly the week. Redmond is now offering ad supported music streaming and going up against Sirius XM, Pandora and Apple’s iTunes all...

Warren Buffet Investing in Risky Tech Without Knowing it?

As news breaks that Coca-Cola is mulling a $10 million investment in Spotify some people may think back to Warren Buffett’s comments on the tech market – saying he wouldn’t invest in it because he didn’t understand it. While some...

Apple to Launch a Pandora Competitor Next Week?

Apple is said to be getting into the music streaming business and there’s a chance we’ll hear more about it at the iPhone 5 launch event next week. As you may recall I surmised Apple would get into the home...

Songza is a Solid Music Streaming Service

I've been testing Songza's music streaming service for a few weeks now and it seems to be the best place to listen to real hits all the time. It competes with Slacker, Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify and lately I...

The Only Way Google can be Successful in Consumer Electronics

Yesterday I detailed how Google IS the tech news of the day and folks, this search leader is ambitious – more so than Microsoft ever was. In addition to a Dropbox killer and massive Google+ growth I outlined in this...

Streaming Radio? There's An App For EACH Station

I love all kinds of music and unless I am in the mood for something slow, I find the faster the beat the better. So I have been on a quest for the best workout music and I’ve had good...

Expert Opinion: Pandora is Less Engaging

For well over half a decade, radio has been a one-way medium allowing you to listen to a station or change it. Until Pandora and other streaming radio stations like Slacker and Spotify, radio spoke to you and you basically...

Google+ Targets Facebook not Twitter

There have been numerous discussions lately regarding how Google+ could be a Twitter killer and while anything is possible, my research shows that Facebook is in the most trouble. Perhaps the most compelling argument for Google as a Twitter killer...

Lady GaGa's Born This Way Breaks iTunes Record

Not only did the queen of tweets, Lady Gaga break the record for most Twitter followers, she has now broken the record for fastest-selling single ever on the Apple iTunes Store with her new song Born This Way.Recently on Sirius/XM...

Sonos Wireless Dock Review

A while back I reviewed the Sonos wireless home stereo system and was quite impressed. The product is great and in many ways shows how any company can design products which are full of functionality but minimalistic in design. In...

Sonos iPad Remote Control

I have been waiting for a over a month for the Sonos iPad application become approved because the wireless home stereo company has told me it was on its way and had new features. The software was approved last night...

Behold: Satellite Radio 2.0

In my opinion services like Satellite radio and personalized services like Pandora and Slacker are what I would consider Radio 2.0 so I read with interest a piece on Seeking Alpha which discusses Satellite Radio 2.0 which will blend the...

Sonos Nearly Perfects Home Audio

This summer more Americans than ever are conserving cash by taking staycations and in doing so, many are looking to add nice touches to their homes to make their lives more comfortable. A new 3D TV may be one way...

Pandora Increases Focus on Cars

One of the best places in need of Internet radio is in the car as you are not able to currently able to skip songs on regular or satellite radio. Pandora and Slacker have changed the paradigm of radio listening...

Tech, Telecom: The Energy is Back

 Communications, wireless, consumer electronics, cloud computing, virtualization -- in a turbulent market, it is good to be in technology. Monster.com was one of the companies I considered to have a natural monopoly in the US job search market a decade...

Internet Radio Threat to Satellite Continues

Back in November of 2007 I wrote about the threat of Pandora andother Internet radio companies to satellite radio. Back then, AT&T was smart to link up with the streaming radio company to offer a service for $8.99/month. Now Pandora...

FCC, Broadband, WiMAX and Ford Sync WiFi News and Analysis

FCC to Boost Rural Broadband In today's news, the FCC is looking at average Internet speeds in rural areas with the hopes of increasing them. Here is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article: Last week, Rep. Rick Boucher...

Pandora Radio Doubles Users

Digital media continues to grow and as it does, the habits of consumption continue to change. Consider that Pandora Media has doubled its number of registered users this year to 40 million and about one third of its three-million daily...

Internet Music Saved?

There is some good news and bad in the recent negotiations between record labels and internet streaming sites which bring you radio over IP. From the AP: The revenue-sharing deal announced Tuesday is between SoundExchange, a nonprofit that collects royalties...

iPhone 3G S: Its the Apps Stupid

There is so much fanfare about the Apple iPhone 3G S so I went to the Orange store here in Nice, France to check the lines. It was slow and steady with people coming in and asking about the phone...

Sirius XM for iPhone Review

The much-anticipated Sirius XM Premium application for the iPhone is here and I had a chance to put it through its paces. The application is well designed, conforming to traditional design standards of an iPhone application. When you launch the...

Reasons For Sirius/XM Failure

I remember walking the halls of CES the year XM and Sirius Satellite radio was launched. These companies were going to change the world we heard and in many cases they did. But with talk of bankruptcy of the now-combined...

Pandora Adds Ads

It had to happen eventually -- Pandora -- the web-based music service which allows you to play the music you like to listen to, has recently started adding 15-second advertisements .But wait a second  I run a media company --...

FlyCast Adds Streaming to PCs and Google Android

While on vacation in the Cayman Islands last week I was lucky enough to haveDSL where I was staying and brought an AP and lit up the beach. I fired up Pandora to listen to music and after about a...

Pandora on iPhone Goes 2.0

 One of the best iPhone applications has to be Pandora, the customizable Internet-based radio station. Today, it goes 2.0 and adds a host of new features and functions. You can tap album art to see a song progress bar -...
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