Pandora's pact with Merlin takes a step in the right direction on data, but it also alters the playing field with respect to independent artist exposure.
Getting rid of Marissa Mayer would be short-sighted. She's building a unique business at Yahoo! with a long-term focus, not the long-hanging fruit of advertising clicks.
Folks calling for change inside the Apple Store risk breaking something that doesn't need fixing.
Apple and Google have already crushed Microsoft with consumers. Expect a similar trend with business customers.
The Internet radio leader fails to lead, thanks largely to a co-founder set in his well-intentioned, but stubborn and righteous ways.
Changing your position on a company or stock -- even frequently -- makes more sense than marrying yourself to emotional arguments.
There's something wrong when a leading music-related publication thinks Tim Westergren is Pandora's CEO.
Both AMZN and AAPL likely have tons of upside, but, if you consider each company's situation without blinders, filters or bias, Amazon probably deserves a slight edge.
A static, modest growth business model will do Pandora little good on Wall Street and, eventually, with listeners. It needs to innovate in more ways than one.
Record labels should seek sole control of companies such as Vevo and Spotify, not buyers and 'strategic investors.'