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7 things Beats Music must do to beat Spotify

With Spotify dominating the streaming music scene, Beats hopes to bring a better music curation system to the party.

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Spotify launches free on-demand listening on tablets, free playlist shuffles on phones

Spotify's free service is now available a la carte on tablets, with a shuffle function across playlists for smartphones

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Spotify honors Nirvana with a horrible mess of a music documentary series

It's like a really terrible version of VH1 Behind the Music, but on Spotify.

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Are mix tapes legally protected? Spotify suit questions originality of compilations

Is track order a legally-protected concept? The courts will have to sort this one out.

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Spotify Browse gets official, brings the service's best curated playlists to your ears

Beyond mere "best of" lists, Browse has a playlist for every mood, occasion, and news clip.

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Spotify helps you get scalped with new StubHub app

With a new StubHub app, Spotify users can now more easily pay too much for concert tickets.

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Spotify adds Discover to iPhone, thinks it knows you better than you know yourself

Spotify has a lot of things going for it, but the experience of using it isn't necessarily among them. On Tuesday, the company moved to address some of those shortcomings with an update that primarily affects iPhone and iPod touch users.

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

How I learned to stop worrying and just buy a Sonos

After years of dismissing Sonos as too expensive, Jonathan Seff has finally joined the ranks of the audio elite. Or at least that what he's telling himself.

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Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

On Wednesday, Google joined Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. We go hands-on to give it a try.

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