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Paid YouTube Music service could be a gateway drug to other Google offerings

Premium content, not a lack of ads, might be the real draw

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NBC comedy gets online preview on iHeartRadio and other places online

NBC buddies up with Clear Channel's iHeart Radio to promote the TV network's upcoming boy-meets-girl comedy, A to Z.

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With Merlin deal, Pandora hopes to make beautiful music with indie artists

The streaming music service has inked its first deal with a music rights body -- Merlin, which represents more than 20,000 independent record labels and distributors. It's going to mean changes to how you discover music on Pandora.

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WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio add Android Wear integration

Add two more popular titles to the growing list of apps with enhanced Android Wear features.

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Samsung's Milk Music service adds $4 per month premium subscription option

Plunking down your cash enables a handful of useful features, but fear not, thrifty listeners: The no-cost version remains ad-freeā€”for now.

Streaming music pioneer Rhapsody finally hits 2 million subscriptions

That's only 20 percent of Spotify's total, but it's still nothing to sneeze at.

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Amazon adds more free music for Prime subscribers

Amazon's subscription service gets "hundreds of thousands" more songs to choose from at no extra charge.

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Downsizing Microsoft to spin off Nokia's MixRadio music service

As Microsoft downsizes, Nokia looks to drop its Internet radio efforts.

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Shazam adds full in-app song playback for Rdio subscribers

Rdio users are no longer limited to short song previews, with support for other streaming services coming soon.

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MediaBeam review: This ultra-cheap streaming stick isn't worth the money

Just pay another $5 and get a Chromecast and spare yourself the hassles of this buggy mess.