Pandora to musicians: Dive on into our audience data (C|Net)

With more than 50 billion hours of music streamed in nine years, Pandora is letting all artists played on its Internet radio service spy into their audience data.

With more than 50 billion hours of music streamed in nine years, Pandora is letting all artists played on its Internet radio service spy into their audience data.

Pandora’s free AMP service pulls back the curtain on data culled from tens of billions of hours of listening to help musicians market themselves smarter.

Pandora launched a program Wednesday opening up its data heap to artists, with the goal that no decent band must play to a crowd of 15 yawning people again.

Pandora, by far the Web’s top streaming-music… [Read more on C|Net]

Google Play Music Now Integrates Songza (Billboard)

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Users of the Google Play All Access subscription service will see a new feature on Tuesday. Activity-based radio stations are the first signs of Google Play’s integration of Songza, the Internet radio service Google acquired in July.

The activity-based station recommendations became available Tuesday for… [Read more on Billboard]

Online Viewing Goes Over the Top (LightReading)

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There’s a reason that programmers are trying their hand at over-the-top video. According to Adobe’s latest Video Benchmark Report, online TV viewing has skyrocketed 388% year over year.

The study by Adobe Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: ADBE) found that the highest… [Read more on LightReading]

Videology launches dedicated cross-screen advertising division (Rapid TV News)

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Eyeing what it believes could be a $250 million opportunity in 2015, video advertising technology platforms provider Videology has launched a dedicated TV practice.

Currently more than half of Videology’s revenue comes from television budgets, and the company says that the… [Read more on Rapid TV News]

Google Adds Mood Music In Hopes Of Luring Pandora, Spotify Listeners To Play (CBS San Francisco)

Google is adding mood music to the mix as it tries to lure listeners away from Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that… [Read more on CBS San Francisco]