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More Beats than Spotify: Microsoft to kill free Xbox Music streaming

Subscribers will be able to rock on past December 1, but Microsoft's pressing Stop on non-paying listeners. We explain why--and where you can turn to for free tunes from here.

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Spotify's Family plan offers separate accounts for everyone in your house

Tired of sharing your Spotify account with everyone at home, but don't want to bother creating a second account? Pretty soon you won't have to thanks to Spotify Family.

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Sonos Boost promises to eliminate network dead spots on a Sonos network

The streaming audio company continues to stay one step ahead of the competition.

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Google Play Music for Android passes 500 million downloads

Google Play Music recently passed the 500 million download mark.

Deezer's streaming music lands in the U.S., aimed at Sonos audiophiles

The second-largest streaming music service goes the high-end route with Sonos partnership.

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Spotify video ads inbound: Watch a 30-sec mobile ad, get 30 minutes of nonstop music

Spotify is all about audio, but soon ads on the streaming service won't be.

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Playing Favorites: Hands-on with Rdio's redesign

Rdio rolled out a fresh new design, but the stripped-down navigation works better on the mobile apps than the desktop.

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Mass Fidelity says it can do better than stereo with its new wireless speaker, 'The Core'

Compact wireless speaker system uses wave field synthesis audio-rendering technology to produce the sonic equivalent of a hologram.

Sonos speakers now run on Wi-Fi with no Bridge required

The Sonos 5.1 software update means that you can set up and run Sonos on your Wi-Fi network without having a wired connection to your router.

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Spotify's Chromecast-like Spotify Connect feature coming to smart TVs

Spotify's Chromecast-like multi-room listening feature is coming to Philips' smart TVs, and more Spotify Connect announcements are scheduled for next week's IFA trade show.