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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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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.

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Spotify's Windows Phone app (finally) gets free, ad-supported listening

You no longer need a premium subscription to use Spotify on Windows Phone. The free, ad-supported version lands on Microsoft's smartphone platform.

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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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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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T-Mobile looks to keep customers satisfied with test drives, free music streaming

The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.

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Dish Network ships its Wireless Joey video distribution system

One access point can stream to up to three clients using the 802.11ac protocol.

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Amazon launches Prime Music, a free song streaming service for Prime subscribers

Prime Music is no Spotify killer, but it is a nice addition for Prime subscribers.

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Spotify security breach hits just one user, but Android listeners encouraged to update app

Android users still have to download an update as a "precautionary measure."

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Spotify plans free option for Windows Phone users

Out of the three major smartphone platforms, only Windows Phone users must pay simply to access the Spotify app. Spotify says that will change, however.