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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Online music service Deezer is acquiring radio and podcasting app Stitcher, adding a vast catalog of talk radio programs that the company hopes will make it stand out in a crowded streaming music market. Deezer said the acquisition will give it access to roughly 35,000 radio shows and podcasts, including popular talk radio programs such as...

  • Oct 23- Pandora Media Inc, operator of the leading Internet radio service, reported a lower-than-expected increase in listeners in the third quarter, sending the company's shares down 6 percent in extended trading on Thursday. Despite its huge user base, Pandora faces stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc, and...

  • Fewer-than-expected people tune in to Pandora in Q3 Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Oct 23- Pandora Media Inc reported a lower-than-expected increase in the number of people tuning in to its Internet radio in the third quarter, sending its shares down 4 percent in extended trading. The company posted an adjusted profit of 9 cents per share, on revenue of $239.6 million. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 8 cents per share on revenue of...

  • Oct 14- Skyworks Solutions Inc, a supplier of radio frequency chips to companies such as Apple Inc, estimated fourth-quarter adjusted profit and revenue above its forecast, sending its shares up as much as 12.5 percent. Skyworks, whose chips connect smartphones and tablets to a telecom network, has been benefiting from higher demand from handset makers,...

  • Oct 1- Satellite radio provider Sirius XM Holdings Inc will appeal a California federal judge's decision finding it liable of copyright infringement for airing pre-1972 songs by the band, The Turtles, and failing to pay royalties. District Judge Philip Gutierrez found that California law gave the 1960 s band copyright protection for its music, including the...

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • Sept 23- A U.S. judge has sided with members of the 1960 s band the Turtles in their dispute with Sirius XM Holdings Inc, ruling the satellite radio provider infringed on copyrights by airing their pre-1972 songs without paying royalties.

  • CBS CEO Moonves aims to cut radio holdings in next year Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 17- CBS Corp, which owns 126 radio stations in the United States, will seek to decrease that number to somewhere in the "high 80 s, low 80 s," Chief Executive Les Moonves said on Wednesday. Moonves hopes for the decrease to happen "over the next year or so," he said at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference.

  • Pandora's 'music genome' approach  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Mike Herring, Pandora CFO, discusses Pandora Internet radio's music genome project and competition with Apple.

  • 'This American Life' goes independent Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Ira Glass

    After 17 years of distribution by Public Radio International, Ira Glass's 'This American Life' is going independent. NYT reports.

  • A company Beats can thank for Apple's $3 billion Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify.

    Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a great song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.

  • Fine-tuning Pandora's business model  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The market loves Pandora's growth story but it doesn't make money, says Dennis Berman Wall Street Journal business editor & columnist, weighing in on Pandora's market share, as consumer usage ticks up from a year ago. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • Less Sirius is more for John Malone Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    John Malone

    Sirius XM Radio and Charter Communications might have been partners in broadband, but they look better apart without Time Warner Cable.

  • Pandora has a compelling service: Pro  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    Discussing Pandora's stock drop due to a slump in listener metrics and competition in the Internet radio space, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Secuities senior analyst, and Peter Kafka, Re/code.

  • Chipmaker RF Micro to buy TriQuint for $1.6 billion Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.

  • AT&T to offer $15-a-month Beats Music family plan Saturday, 11 Jan 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    AT&T will offer a subscription to Beats Music in a package that gives as many as five family members unlimited streaming and song downloading.

  • Forget Pandora! This worries SiriusXM CEO more ... Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.

  • Bob Pittman, Clear Channel chairman & CEO, discusses how his partnership with Warner Music will take radio and the music industry to the next level.

  • Sirius XM sued $100 million by non-profit  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Sirius XM was slapped with a hefty lawsuit today by a small non-profit group that collects music royalties. David Hirsch, Metamorphic Ventures, discusses the impact this may have on other Internet music services.