Internet Radio Rewind #60: Crunching RIAA numbers; the return of Earbits; Deezer’s announcement; more

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The weekly update of the streaming audio industry, from RAIN News. THIS WEEK: Crunching RIAA numbers; the value of ad-supported listening; streaming milestone; the return of Earbits; Deezer’s announcement. Continue Reading

Easter for Earbits: A music service resurrected

Less than a week ago, interactive music service Earbits announced its sudden closure. Details were scant, but lack of funding seemed to be the problem, when CEO Joey Flores said, “We bit off more than we could chew.” Today, Flores sent a celebratory note to registered users announcing that a heroic (and unnamed) investor had stepped in to revive the service, which had been dark for five days. Continue Reading