TheStreet's Rocco Pendola with Dan Gurney, co-founder of music startup Concert Window.
Don't blame the media for management's abject failure at Sears.
Pandora gave Rocco Pendola 'inner circle' access to Music Genome Project. Here are the fruits of his labor in one article.
There's not much you can say about Sears' latest corporate update.
In the last installment of TheStreet's look inside Pandora, we see music personalization in action.
If the mother of a Twitter co-founder can get hacked, there's no doubt it can happen to you.
An exclusive account of how Pandora serves tracks through the Music Genome Project.
If you don't understand the Music Genome Project, you don't understand Pandora.
Polar opposite attitudes at Google and Microsoft help illustrate major record label ineptitude.
There's a simple reason why Apple appears to be on the decline worldwide.
Yet again, Apple schools the toxic music industrial complex.
When the great ones speak, the rest of us should listen.
These companies don't react. They focus, dictate and dominate.
If you don't understand the Music Genome Project, you don't understand Pandora.
There might not be a more consumer-centric space. So you need to know how to best use Internet radio.
Readers love pictures of Sears stores so, without further delay, here are some more.
The latest rumor out of Redmond hints at how bad things might actually be at Microsoft.
The latest data from comScore shows Apple -- and Pandora -- still dominate U.S. smartphones.
Expect multiple networks and streamers to bid on a forthcoming original series about LA's legendary Whiskey A Go Go.
Starbucks remains aspirational for many. This knowledge most definitely underlies the company's domestic expansion.
If you have anger and some fight, direct it at the executives who preside over the demise of brick and mortar retail.
Connecting with all your existing friends across online platforms probably doesn't provide the best possible user experience.
You can't make this stuff up. Here's a look at a post-holiday Sears store.
Will the music industrial complex finally do what must be done and embrace streaming, tech and data?
If only music actually came first in an industry unwilling to fully embrace an era driven by technology.
A glimpse at TheStreet's exclusive look inside Pandora's personalized radio algorithm with Pandora Chief Scientist Eric Bieschke and Rocco Pendola.
The story that underlies a company often better explains its stock performance than quantitative metrics.
Amazon has released all the numbers necessary to justify a double in 2014.
Tim Cook establishes confidence on Wall Street in the New Year and Apple stock soars.
Don't let Apple bias or a slowdown in revenue growth cloud your judgement on Google.
Never a dull moment on Twitter. Not even on Christmas Eve.
Chipotle's magic ingredient might be the culture it creates among its employees.
Let's all wish really hard that the music industrial complex will stop complaining in 2014.
We might want to recheck how we, as a society, behave in a world driven and dominated by social media.
Consumers will choose quality during the holiday shopping season, pushing AAPL over the top on Q4 results.
Don't let a vocal minority cloud your focus when assessing Yahoo!'s future.
New media giants Google and Yahoo! will dominate the streaming video landscape.
It's difficult to make sense of Target's decision to not sell Beyonce's new album.
Previewing an unprecedented look at the Music Genome Project, the engine that makes personalized radio and Pandora's success possible.
Compare Windows' latest marketing effort with Apple's most recent home run advertisement.
You should start playing with Yahoo! Screen if you follow YHOO stock.
Investors and CEO search committees can learn a lot from Yahoo! and Blackberry.
Marissa Mayer has big plans for Yahoo! Screen, the company's growing digital platform.
Facebook can become more relevant if it pays more attention to your potential social network.
With Qualcomm's new CEO out of the running, maybe Microsoft will finally wake up.
What Tim Cook does in 2014 will dictate his 2015 fate as Apple CEO.
In-N-Out's nice, but it's not what makes Los Angeles great.
While Spotify is good for Internet radio, its life will end in acquisition.
Is Tim Cook in such dire need of unit sales, he's willing to sell Apple's soul to Wal-Mart?
Study deep inside a company's business, not its valuation metrics.
Don't expect Spotify's mobile move to 'crush' Pandora.
Nashville's Game Day Presentation markets music to sports venues across the nation.
The timeline Apple operates on has the consumer, not the competition in mind.
Intel Experience Stores can reinvent physical retail, but they're not going to sell inferior products.
Expect Yahoo! to move aggressively and capitalize on the limitless live concert streaming opportunity.
The iconic publication misleads by printing a poorly conceived Pandora to Beats comparison.
Valuation means nothing as Amazon.com heads to $400.
He does just about everything -- from perform to produce -- and Moby loves the opportunity Internet radio brings artists.
It's another year of Apple kicking Microsoft's holiday butt in pictures.
The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) wants you know they've been doing the same thing for the last 10 years.
Comments from Pandora's CFO at a recent investment conference shed light on what makes the Internet radio pioneer tick.
Use a keen eye when you come across Pandora short cases passed off as doomsday fact.
Isn't creating long-term value for shareholders part of Reed Hasting's job description as Netflix CEO?
The president of CNN predicts profound change at the network. But will he go the way of physical retail?
Rocco Pendola maneuvers through some of Internet radio's biggest and best names.
If you get long J.C. Penney stock, just make sure you understand what you're buying.
The days of PBA icon Marshall Holman pumping his fist after a strike are long gone. Or they just go off unobserved.
After a look in the rearview mirror, Rocco Pendola considers what lies ahead for Pandora.
If Apple really is a global luxury brand, it should start acting like one.
As TheStreet reported more than a month ago, Time Warner Cable hooks up with HBO on a low-priced bundle deal.
In the face of Amazon's drones, Barnes & Noble should turn to tech to kick off a real turnaround.
Rocco Pendola thinks Barnes & Noble can find a way to survive.
Big media, not Netflix, controls the pace of television's evolution.
Mobile device players in the 'other' category will never catch up to Apple, Samsung and Google.
Reed Hastings could generate considerable revenue if he altered Netflix's look just slightly.
An on-the-ground example of why Pandora will remain Internet radio's best of the best.
Don't get caught up in day-to-day Apple minutia. Tim Cook has that part covered.
Lululemon, Tesla, Apple and, yes, Barnes & Noble hold the keys to the reemergence and survival of physical retail.
It's time for Apple to take a stand against Wal-Mart, for both its own and the greater good.
As an excellent article by The Deal illustrates, the outlook's hardly positive at J.C. Penney.
Stores that don't sell anything might actually save 'brick-and-mortar' retail.
Apple's not out to kick Roku's butt; it's out to sell core hardware.
Bartiromo's defection to Fox Business News is big, but not big enough to hurt CNBC.
The music industrial complex doesn't like to hear 'Pandora' and 'fair' in the same sentence in the debate on royalties.
Best Buy refuses to leave its comfort zone. That makes it a long-term sell.
The media made Tesla's Founder/CEO larger than life. Now it's time to take Elon Musk down.
A call to curb use of two of the world's most overpowering and offensive spices.
The only reason to take the MSFT CEO gig is Xbox.
Other companies have very little to do with Apple's success or failure.
You might want to think twice about pinning your hopes on HP's enterprise business.
Some investors scoffed at P in the single digits. They shouldn't laugh at the possibility of triple digits.
Wall Street analysts focus too much on numbers, too little on a company's story.
Many urbanites despise chain stores, but they're on the wrong side of righteousness.
As if Amazon's retail dominance wasn't enough, its 'other' business appears to have come out of nowhere.
Investors take note. Amazon Sunday delivery is here and it's fantastic.
Google and HP jointly pull the plug on their recently-released low-end Chromebook.
Meg Whitman will turn a blind eye to the sign she received from the tech gods Wednesday.
Peter Lynch-style investing can work when properly applied.
The full force of Jim Cramer needs to come down, squarely, on Apple's CEO.
Without scale and attendant strategy, it's tough to have a viable Internet radio business.