Apple is back at the negotiating table with music industry executives in an attempt to create a streaming custom radio service similar to Pandora and Spotify, the Wall Street Journal reports. These apps allow users to set their musical preferences, and are then fed a stream of similar music they’re likely to enjoy — without the need to drop money on every track they’d like to try. With last year’s launch of iTunes Match providing greater access to on-demand content for subscribers, this move would see Apple reinforce its already-ironclad grip on music retailing. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Wall Street Journal reports Apple is building a Pandora-like music service
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).