Pandora Partners With DMX To Launch Internet Radio For Businesses

Pandora Partners With DMX To Launch Internet Radio For Businesses

Internet radio company Pandora unveiled on Tuesday a business-to-business product in conjunction with brand experience service DMX. According to a Pandora executive, "Now all businesses, from national chains to local dentist offices, can personalize their brand [music] experiences the same way people personalize their individual experiences on Pandora.” 
Rdio Expands to Brazil

Rdio Expands to Brazil

Music subscription service Rdio announced Tuesday it is launching in Brazil later this week. The expansion makes Brazil the third Rdio market after the U.S. and Canada.
Backbeat: Indies Mix, Do Business at A2IM Event in NYC

Backbeat: Indies Mix, Do Business at A2IM Event in NYC

A2IM hosted about 200 members at its annual CMJ kick-off event at Slate in New York City. Among those in attendance were Charles Caldas (Merlin), Adam Klein (eMusic), Tom Silverman (Tommy Boy Records), Allen Kovac (Eleven Seven Music, 10th Street Entertainment), Portia Sabin (Kill Rock Stars), Tor Hansen (Redeye Distribution, Yep Roc Records), Darius Van Arman (Jagjaguwar Records) and Simon Wheeler (Beggars Group).
Warner and Sony Join Universal's Lawsuit Against Grooveshark

Business Matters: Grooveshark's Facebook Activity on the Rise

Grooveshark’s Facebook app has seen its number of daily users increase fourfold in the last two weeks. Grooveshark’s VP of business development Paul Geller tells Bllboard.biz the recent bump is because of some “steady improvements” in the last few weeks after not doing anything with its Facebook app in more than a year... Smule, the app developer behind I Am T-Pain, has raised another $12 million in funding... Discounted tickets seem to be generating the same kind of controversy in the United Kingdom as they have in the United States... and more.  
Courtney Holt, Former MySpace Music President, Becomes COO at Maker Studios

Courtney Holt, Former MySpace Music President, Becomes COO at Maker Studios

Maker Studios announced today that Courtney Holt, the former president of MySpace Music, has joined as chief operating officer. In this newly created role, Holt will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Maker Studios brand, advertising models, strategy and operations.
Business Matters: The Orchard Branches Out to Action Sports Video

Business Matters: The Orchard Branches Out to Action Sports Video

Digital distributor The Orchard has branched out into sports by creating an Action Sports & Lifestyle Film Distribution division. Also, interesting news on Netflix, P2P traffic and the end of the PC era in a Sandvine report; Eventbrite opens a London office; and the latest on Crowdfunding.

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