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Editor’s Notebook: Ipsos In-Car Audio Study confirms people like what they’re familiar with

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by Brad Hill

A new Ipsos In-Car Audio Study, sponsored by iHeartMedia, reveals that most repondents listen to AM/FM radio in the car, and overwhelmingly like push-button radios in the dashboard. This column notes that the average American car is 11.4 years old, and that technology change is always resisted by a preference for the familiar.

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Pureplay of the Day: Leonard Nimoy tribute

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It's too much to say that the RAIN News editorial office is obsessed with Star Trek, but everyone here is a fan. As with many other people around the world, the momentous death of Leonard Nimoy affected us strongly. To find a streaming audio tribute, we turned to a source that is obsessed with Star Trek: Kurt Hanson's AccuRadio. We weren't disappointed.

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Internet Radio Rewind #032: New congressional bill; new podcast network; more

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A weekly podcast from RAIN News

Sponsored by AudioBoom


A six-minute blast of news you need to know in streaming audio.

THIS WEEK: Local Radio Freedom Act hits Congress; a new podcast network; Led Zeppelin loosens the leash; streaming audio growth projection; something new for Radioplayer; Russell Brand podcast; Starbucks leaves behind CDs.

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Last Call! Final day to submit your company for RAIN Summit startup showcase

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Last day!

RAIN Summits will feature the Streaming Audio's Startup Economy discussion panel at RAIN Summit West, April 12 in Las Vegas.

Early-stage startups -- this is your invitation to apply for a chair on the panel. Present your early-stage business at the premiere information and networking event for the streaming audio industry. Send your submission today! CLICK THROUGH for details.

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SoundExchange vs. webcasters: latest copyright rebuttal is filed

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SoundExchange filed its rebuttal document with the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), part of the "Webcasting IV" proceeding which will set music licensing rates that govern online radio royalty payments to artists and labels for the 2016-2020 period. Pandora filed its rebuttal document earlier this week

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RAIN Summit West calls for new companies to participate in influential panel

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Calling startups in the streaming audio space!

RAIN Summits announces the "Streaming Audio's Startup Economy" discussion panel at RAIN Summit West, April 12 in Las Vegas.

Early-stage startups -- this is your invitation to apply for a chair on the panel. Present your early-stage business at the premiere information and networking event for the streaming audio industry!

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