Rhapsody

  1. Business Matters: Spotify, Beats/Mog Bringing Us Music Discovery 2.0

    December 11, 2012 6:34 PM EST Upcoming changes to Spotify's music recommendations and improvements coming to Beats-owned Mog - or whatever it will be called in the future - show music services understand it's time to stop boasting about the size of their catalogs and ...

  2. Yahoo Partners With Spotify For On-Demand Music, Leaves Rhapsody

    June 27, 2012 7:38 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Yahoo is ditching its provider of on-demand music, Rhapsody, for a similar service provided by Swedish subscription-music service Spotify. The changes to the Yahoo Music site are expected to be complete by early Wednesday. Spot ...

  3. Apple iCloud Review: Don't Cut Your Cords Just Yet

    October 20, 2011 7:41 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Syncing music from your iPhone or iPad across computers has got to be one of the least enjoyable experiences in Apple's computing ecosystem. The advent of iCloud was meant to lift the headaches of this cord-reliant process ...

  4. Steven Tyler's AppSoLewdly: the Week in Apps

    March 03, 2011 1:56 PM EST -- Steven Tyler's AppSoLewdly Aerosmith front man and American Idol judge Steven Tyler has added app entrepreneur to his resume with the release of the iPhone app "Steven Tyler's AppSoLewdly," available now on iTunes. The $3 ap ...

  5. Google Music: Meet The Executive Team

    February 15, 2011 5:04 PM EST The Google Music service that's become the worst-kept secret in the music industry may not be live yet, nor is it showing signs of launching anytime soon, but we are slowly getting clarity into who at Google is building the service. On Friday ...

  6. Business Matters: Jack White, DDEX, Spotify and more

    December 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Jack White On Limited Edition Vinyl -- Jack White’s Third Man Records releases limited edition vinyl. Some pieces of vinyl end up on eBay and can sell for hundreds of dollars. So, Third Man recent ...

  7. Pandora Founder Tim Westergren Sits With Billboard For An Extended Q&A

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A year ago, Pandora founder Tim Westergren was predicting the company's collapse in the wake of new, higher streaming rates for Internet radio services. Today, he's predicting the personalized Internet radio service will be profitable by ...

  8. The Fray Partner With Rhapsody

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray star in the latest campaign from online music service Rhapsody that launches this week. Timed to coincide with the release of the group's new album, "The Fray," (Epic) the campaign includes two TV spots, free album streamin ...

  9. RealNetworks' Q3 Music Revenues Up

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks released its third-quarter earnings report today, boasting a 10% year-over-year growth in music revenues to $41.6 million for the period. The company does not break down subscriber figures for Rhapsody versus its other music services, ...

  10. Kid Rock Ends Digital Holdout

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock has ended his long holdout from making music available to digital music services by granting Rhapsody a four-month exclusive on his catalog. Available today, Kid Rock's music on Rhapsody is available for DRM-free purchase in full alb ...

  11. Report: Online Music Radio Listening Up 26% In 2007

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Time spent listening to online music radio was up 26% last year, with the segment logging 4.85 billion listening hours in 2007, according to a research report out from AccuStream iMedia Research. AccuStream's "Net Music Radio 2007-2010: ...

  12. Rhapsody, Wendy’s Partner For Music Giveaway

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fast food chain Wendy’s is teaming up with digital music service Rhapsody to give away 100 million songs to customers. Beginning this week, anybody buying a medium or large-sized combo meal at participating Wendy’s outlets will receive a unique co ...

  13. RealNetworks Buys Austria's Sony NetServices

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks Inc, operator of U.S. subscription-based online-music service Rhapsody, has acquired Austria-based mobile-music platform developer Sony NetServices (SNS) for approximately $9 million in cash. SNS, a business-to-business venture that h ...

  14. BMI Fiscal Numbers Jump In 2005

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New media licensing revenues increased by 114%. BMI this week posted revenues for the fiscal year 2004 -2005 of more than $728 million, an increase of more than 8.3% over the previous year. The revenues resulted in performance royalties to the per ...

  15. Foo Fighters, Weezer Eyeing Fall Tour

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trek expected to be underway in September. Modern rock heavyweights Foo Fighters and Weezer are in talks to team for a fall tour, Foos leader Dave Grohl said this morning (June 14) on "The Howard Stern Show." The trek is expected to get ...

  16. RealNetworks, Heineken Pact For Download Promo

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to introduce more users to its online music store, Seattle-based RealNetworks has partnered with Heineken USA to offer free music downloads. Starting May 1, selected 12-packs of Heineken In an effort to introduce more users to its onl ...

  17. RealNetworks, Heineken Pact For Download Promo

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to introduce more users to its online music store, Seattle-based RealNetworks has partnered with Heineken USA to offer free music downloads. Starting May 1, selected 12-packs of Heineken In an effort to introduce more users to its onl ...