Pandora Media Inc


  • WASHINGTON, June 4- The U.S. Department of Justice is considering changing or scrapping agreements it reached with two music licensing giants more than 70 years ago to freshen them up for the Internet age, the department said in a statement.

  • Isaacson: Why Steve Jobs would've done Beats deal Friday, 30 May 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    Tim Cook needs someone to "ride shotgun" at Apple on music, said Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, who thinks Beats co-founder and Jimmy Iovine fits the bill.

  • Is Spotify cannibalizing the music industry? Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:11 PM ET

    Spotify is among a host of subscription music services that have come under fire from artists and labels in recent times over royalty payments.

  • Why Iovine could be Apple's secret weapon Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 6:49 PM ET
    Jimmy Iovine

    Jimmy Iovine is more behind-the-scenes than his business partner Dr. Dre. But he is a music veteran who can spot trends and bridge gaps.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 28- Apple Inc will buy Beats for about $3 billion and bring recording mogul Jimmy Iovine into its ranks, in a bid to make headway in the fast-growing music-subscription market. Dre will join Apple as part of the acquisition. Pandora Media Inc and Spotify have raced ahead while Apple's eight-month-old iTunes Radio has not made much of an impact.

  • Apple to acquire Beats Electronics for $3 billion Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    Beats founder Dr. Dre and Apple CEO Tim Cook.

    Founded by rapper and producer Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, Beats is a key vendor in the multibillion-dollar premium headphone market.

  • Cheap Beats? Apple may pay less for deal: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:18 AM ET
    Jimmy Lovine and Dr Dre, co-founders of Beats.

    A deal between Apple and Beats Electronics may come this week, but with a smaller price tag than originally thought, the New York Post says.

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    Stocks finished in positive territory after hovering around the flatline for much of the session Monday, as investors remained cautious amid recent mixed economic reports.

  • Stock market midday: Steady as she goes Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks advance as Putin orders troops pull back from Ukraine and lack of any negative headlines.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, May 18- More than a decade ago, the late Steve Jobs pulled one of his trademark reality distorting maneuvers, browbeating music label executives into selling songs on Apple Inc's then-nascent iTunes digital store for a mere 99 cents apiece.

  • Early movers: P, SHLD, YHOO, SODA & more Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Apple-Beats about wearables: Pro     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    Pandora is gaining today after MKM upgraded the stock from buy to neutral. Andrew Keene, KeeneOnTheMarket.com, thinks there is huge value in Pandora. Rich Tullo, Albert Fried & Company, says lackluster earnings and slowing mobile growth could hurt the stock.

  • Early movers: PF, AZN, PFE, CS, P & more Monday, 12 May 2014 | 7:46 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Cramer: This deal fixes a 'cool' problem at Apple Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    Apple's current version of the EarPods. Apple is rumored to add biometrics to their next release of EarPods.

    Apple needed to regain its cool, and a potential $3.2 billion deal with Dr. Dre's headphone company was much needed, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.

  • *Apple reportedly close to deal for Beats Electronics. *Apple Inc is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear. Apple shares slipped 0.7 percent to $583.91 while Internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc lost 2.5 percent to $64.52.

  • Stock market dips despite positive developments Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Central bank comments, retail sales, stabilization in internet stocks and the Cheetah Mobile IPO help markets.

  • Market's churn forces investor gut-check Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 7, 2014.

    Investors are unwinding leverage somewhat, yet most remain committed to the stock market amid talk of a new rotation.

  • Bob Weir backs better audio quality     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Bob Weir from the Grateful Dead's efforts to upgrade the audio quality of what people listen to digitally.

  • Midday movers: Ford, Microsoft, Visa & More Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers: Ford, Microsoft, Visa and more