In the battle against Spotify and Pandora, Rdio hopes free mobile radio is a hook for premium on-demand subscriptions.
Rdio just partnered with the U.S.'s second-largest radio provider, and free, ad-supported rocking could be in the cards by the end of 2013.
The UE Smart Radio is a capable music streamer with access to both your local tunes and all the online services you could want. The rechargeable battery makes the compact unit even more portable. What holds the Smart Radio back from being a better product is the flaky desktop and mobile software.
Which streaming music service reigns supreme? We pit Xbox Music Pass against Pandora, Rdio, Slacker, and Spotify in an epic battle for the mic.
Apple's Ping may have been a failure, but there are some good ways to share your musical tastes with friends and expand your horizons at the same time.
Warner Music Group's recent earnings report is good news for the future of digital music.
Seeking access to millions of tracks? A subscription service can provide it.