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Streaming started with internet radio, and with the rise of streaming services, streaming radio stations, and podcasts, it remains every bit as popular as streaming video. Check here for the latest in streaming music and radio trends, news, and insights.

With Content Fabric, Eluvio Might Transform Online Video Delivery

Startup Eluvio has announced its first product, and it aims at nothing less than transforming how video and other large files are distributed online.

iHeartMedia Acquiring Stuff Media and Creating a Podcast Empire

Two powerhouses of podcasting are joining together, with iHeartMedia snapping up one of the top audio download producers.

Musical.ly App Folds Into TikTok, Users Urged to Switch Over

Chinese technology company Bytedance is once again getting out of its own way and reducing competition in the video app market.

Roku Turns Up the Volume with Roku TV Wireless Speakers

Arriving in late October, Roku's speakers offer simple setup and two remotes. But what about the whole home licensing program the company recently announced?

YouTube Debuts Music and Ad-Free Video Subs, Folds YouTube Red

One service becomes two, as subscribers have the choice of a $9.99 per month music plan, or paying $2 more to add ad-free video playback and YouTube originals.

Hulu and Spotify Team Up to Offer Combined Subscription

Following a successful pairing aimed at college students, Hulu and Spotify create a music and TV subscription for $12.99 per month.

YouTube Introduces SDK for Spatial Audio on Mobile and Desktop

With its latest software development kit, Resonance Audio, YouTube makes immersive video environments even more convincing.

Apple Plans Original Video Expansion, Courts Veteran Producers

The company will use original series and movies to attract more subscribers to Apple Music, not to launch a streaming video service.

YouTube Announces 360-Degree Live Streaming, Spatial Audio

During an NAB 2016 keynote address, YouTube broke news that it now supports live streaming of immersive 360-degree video, and viewers will be able to hear which direction sounds are coming from.

Spotify Offers Videos to Mobile App Users, Starts With Android

It's not just a music service anymore. In an effort to broaden its appeal, Spotify is streaming entertainment clips to its mobile app users.

YouTube Intros Subscription Plan, Music App, Original Content

For $10 per month, online video fans can watch original content from some of YouTube's biggest stars, view ad-free video, and stream music to a new app. Is that enough to entice subscribers to YouTube Red?

Music-Streamer Spotify Plans to Add Video, Talks With Partners

The company has been in talks with a variety of high-profile video publishers, and could announce its plans later this month.

Juniper Research Report Sees Slow Growth in Online Music Market

Even though major players like Apple and Google are entering the streaming music market, that doesn't mean profits will soar.

Google Announces Music Service; Spotify Not Dead Yet

As predicted, Google announced a subscription music service. Surprisingly, it looks a lot like the other subscription music services.

Rolling Stones: Let's Spend the Night Together with Online Event

In news as sweet as brown sugar, Neulion announces a pay-per-view live stream of the Rolling Stones anniversary concert with DVR features.

Google I/O Keynote Offers Movie Purchases, Google Glass Demo

The high-flying demo included a new tablet, a home audio and video player, and details on the new Android operating system release.

Vevo Announces Six Original Shows at NewFront Presentation

The online music video giant dives into reality programming and scripted humor shows.

Fraunhofer Shows Low-Bandwidth MPEG Surround at CES

New audio codec streams 5.1 audio over 64 kbps connection

CES 2012: Technicolor Announces M-GO Cloud Media Storage App

New service will launch in U.S. this spring on Intel, Samsung, and Vizio devices

Apple Will Reveal iCloud Next Week

Apple confirms it will finally unveil its long-awaited iCloud service at next week's WWDC, along with the Lion OS and iOS5