Apple May Be Working on a Radio Service to Rival Pandora

Posted September 7, 2012 at 1:02am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6967 views

Apple may be working on a new custom radio service to rival Pandora, according to the WSJ.

Apple's service would work on its sprawling hardware family, including the iPhone, iPads and Mac computers, and possibly on PCs running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system, according to one of these people. It would not work on smartphones and tablets running Google Inc.'s Android operating system, this person added, highlighting the mounting battle for mobile dominance between the two technology giants.

According to the site, Apple only recently initiated discussions with record labels over the idea. If it is successful in negotiations, it would still take a few months before the service would be ready to launch.

Notably, as part of its comeback attempt, Nokia has launched a free music streaming service for owners of its Lumia smartphones.

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steve nash - September 7, 2012 at 2:08pm
Apple can copy anybody but becareful not to copy apple!
6italia0 - September 7, 2012 at 8:13am
Bitch please, as long as pandora dowloader w/unlimited skips and downloading any song playing is around I could give a fuck less about whatever itunes variant apple comes up with (pandora downloader is available through cydia by adding http://cydia.xsellize.com/ ) - jailbreaking, the only reason I use the iPhone instead of samsung's cheap plastic toys lol
Yo - September 7, 2012 at 2:19am
Pandora rules!!
Giggles - September 20, 2012 at 9:07pm
Stay ionframitve, San Diego, yeah boy!
rudyy - September 7, 2012 at 1:52am
Radio stations should already be patented to keep out technology thieves like Apple.
Simon - September 7, 2012 at 1:39pm
Stupidity should fucking hurt.
Justabrake - September 7, 2012 at 1:12am
They better be careful because pandora has some legal troubles, I like pandora and use it all the time commercial free is awesome, I hope apples going to be free of commercials also
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