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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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Pandora to let musicians send audio messages to fans

Pandora is piloting an audio-messaging service In a fresh bid to placate musicians demanding higher royalties.

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Google Play Music finally works on iPads

Play Music has been on iOS for 15 months and finally Google rolls out an iPad version.

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Proposed changes in copyright law could render online music streaming more expensive

Music copyright law is a mess, but the changes the U.S. Copyright Office is proposing might not help.

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Wear Buhel ‘Soundglasses’ and you’ll hear music and phone calls right through your skull

These high-tech sunglasses combine Bluetooth with bone-conduction technology to replace earbuds and headphones.

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Streamus transforms YouTube into a simple, ad-free music streaming service

This Chrome extension is a great way to turn YouTube into a no cost, ad-free, audio-only music streaming service

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Pandora finally refreshes its tired interface in Android app update

It's not Material Design, but it's a much cleaner look for the popular music streaming service.

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Sony-Spotify deal kills Music Unlimited and could pre-empt Spotify for Xbox One

A new Playstation Music service will launch this spring for PS3 and PS4 game consoles. Users will be able to pay through their PlayStation Network wallets.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric