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CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's big announcements at its WWDC today. David Garrity, GVA Research, and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider, discuss whether they're impressed with Apple's announcements today.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Apple has introduced its iTunes Radio product. There will be no subscription.
Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads on Monday as the company opens its annual conference.
Pandora's stock has suffered from news of Apple's new iRadio, but today the stock soared, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The "Fast Money" traders discuss whether BlackBerry is a buy now.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Carrie Underwood's awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards. Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line were the night's top winners with two awards apiece.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5- Apple Inc is gearing up to sell audio ads on a music-streaming service it intends to unveil at its developers conference next week, according to people familiar with the plan, going up against Google Inc and Pandora Media Inc in the increasingly competitive market for mobile tunes.
Apple's first ad-supported music venture iRadio poses a big threat to Pandora, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.
*Premiere caused near riot in Paris. LONDON, May 26- A hundred years ago this week, the premiere of Russian emigre composer Igor Stravinsky's pounding, pagan, pulsating "The Rite of Spring" caused a near riot in Paris and changed the face of modern music.
Tension has been rising between Russia and neighboring Azerbaijan over an alleged vote-rigging scandal whose reverberations are being felt across Europe.
Bill Werde, Billboard Magazine editorial director, discusses how technology is changing the business of music.
*Google music streaming service costlier than Pandora. SAN FRANCISCO, May 15- Google Inc launched a music service on Wednesday that allows users to listen to unlimited songs for $9.99 a month, challenging smaller companies like Pandora and Spotify in the market for streaming music.
Although the tech giant won't comment, it's been in talk with music labels and is expected to compete with Spotify, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Adam Leach, principal analyst at Ovum, talks to CNBC about Google's plans to launch a Spotify- like music streaming service.
Google has reportedly signed licensing deals with Universal Music and Sony Music to launch a subscription music service that would compete with fast-growing start-up Spotify.
TORONTO, May 13- Music lovers wanting to hear live tunes without going to a concert or club or leaving the comfort of their home can use new computer apps that connect them to events in venues around the world.
When singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill recorded her Grammy-winning album, she had no idea the money would ultimately put her behind bars, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
There's a potentially huge marketplace being born for second-hand digital content, but can it can survive the challenges to its existence.
WASHINGTON/ WELLINGTON, May 2- A trip to New Zealand will put America's chief prosecutor on the same soil as a flashy internet mogul who is fighting extradition to the United States on charges he assisted massive piracy of copyrighted movies and music.
Steve Roest, head of business development Europe at Viagogo, explains how Viagogo, the largest ticket seller in the world, works.