Apple Closing iTunes Ping on September 30

It has been confirmed yesterday that Apple will be closing down iTunes Ping on the 30th September.

“We tried Ping, and I think the customer voted and said ‘This isn’t something that I want to put a lot of energy into.'” Tim Cook noted in an interview at the D10 conference this summer.

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With $20 billion debt iHeartMedia’s 110m weekly listeners may not be enough to save them

Despite being the largest owner of radio stations in the entire US, iHeartMedia worry about making it to the end of the year as their “ability to continue is a going concern”. iHeartMedia, the company…

Understanding Pandora Royalties Between SoundExchange and RouteNote or other Distributors or Labels with Direct Deals

Pandora announced in September 2016 that they were going to enter into direct licensing deals with the recording industry’s major labels and some independent labels in order to license their new service offerings. Pandora entered…