Why Google (GOOG) Stock Is Higher Today

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Google ( GOOG) are up 0.36% to $555.92 in midday  trading today.

The Internet giant is looking to grow its music streaming business, and Google CEO Larry Page may be in talks to acquire Songza, a competitor to Pandora ( P), according to the New York Post.

Google is reportedly offering about $15 million for Songza, sources said.

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Last month, Google announced its music streaming service called Google Play Music All Access Subscription Service.

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