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“The New Curators”: video and slides from RAIN Summit West

At RAIN Summit West in Las Vegas, Tom Webster of Edison Research gave an informative and entertaining special presentation called "The New Curators." He included new, previously unpublished information from The Infinite Dial 2014, a joint project of Edison and Triton Digital. Also: "Eyeglasses, dresses, Gnutella, and the most embarrassing record in my record collection." Click for video.

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adStream: Pandora’s wide-screen palette is like album art for advertisers

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All indicators point to mobile for nearly all Internet activities, and especially for listening to music. Pandora is the fifth most-downloaded mobile app, according to comScore. Which is a shame for advertisers who buy the full-screen treatment on Pandora's browser experience. The big, full-screen ads on Pandora are like album art for advertisers.

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RAIN Summit West: FULL AUDIO (each panel and speech)

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RAIN Summit West, the premiere educational and networking conference for the online audio industry, occurred on April 6 in Las Vegas. A powerful agenda included an all-star lineup of executives and celebrated thought leaders participating in 14 onstage events. Click for the full audio of the all-day event, organized as a playlist. Stream in full, or pick single session.

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