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Here's Why Some Musicians Hate Spotify's Daniel Ek and Pandora's Tim Westergren

Here's Why Some Musicians Hate Spotify's Daniel Ek and Pandora's Tim Westergren

The words of Spotify's CEO and actions of Pandora executives justify the angst and, in some cases, hatred many musicians feel toward streaming radio.

The Streaming Service I Wish Apple or Google Would Have Bought

The Streaming Service I Wish Apple or Google Would Have Bought

It seems like a bonehead of a strategic move for streaming radio platform Rdio to partner with Cumulus Media, a dinosaur of a broadcast radio company.

If Apple's a Sell, the Stock Market Stinks

If Apple's a Sell, the Stock Market Stinks

The euphoria that's about to surround Apple might not be enough to inject life into a stock that many other high fliers have outperformed.

Amazon, Google and Same-Day Delivery Minus Profits

Amazon, Google and Same-Day Delivery Minus Profits

What's up with the mass proliferation of companies that deliver products and services within 24 to 48 hours or sooner?

Apple's Archaic Software and Services Could Be Its Achilles' Heel

Apple's Archaic Software and Services Could Be Its Achilles' Heel

Despite what Tim Cook says, Apple is and has always been a hardware company. It should strike concern that, as Apple releases new devices, software might take center stage.