Pandora users in the free tier will now be able to access Pandora Premium by watching ads. Pandora Premium is the company's effort to directly compete with Spotify and Apple Music. The move, which is a major change for the company's 72 million users who don't pay $10 a month for Pandora Premium, gets Pandora's newest service in the hands of every user, and could help shift a large portion of that user base into paid users, much like Spotify's free tier has done. You'll search for the song, artist, or album you're looking for, choose that you want to watch the 15-second ad, and you'll then be able to listen to whatever you'd like. They added that "investors may be under-appreciating the benefits this product could yield to Pandora, both in terms of audience and ad revenue stabilization". 2000 was, also, the year that gave birth to Pandora Media Incorporated.
This trial of Pandora Premium, if you'd like to call it that, is available to free and Plus users.
In a recent press release, Pandora has announced, through video advertisements, that it will now feature on-demand listening for its ad-supported listeners by ways of watching a 15-second video ad. "What we're excited about is delivering on that need and doing it for ad-supported listeners". And after that, you can browse the entire catalog and look for more songs you want to listen to; the preview extends beyond just a single song. "It'll definitely be more than one song; we don't want you to get a taste for just a few minutes".
Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted that Olivier Giroud has not "wasted his time" in staying with the Gunners . Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? "We are pleased with this point because it's always hard to play there".
Talking to TechCrunch, Pandora says each on-demand listening session will "last longer than just a song or two", though the service is testing sessions that last 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and an hour.
For artists, it creates new avenues of promotion by providing fans with direct links to play their music.
Pandora says that on-demand listening sessions are now rolling out to ad-supported and Plus listeners on iOS and Android. He now lives in Philadelphia after stints in Boston and San Francisco.
A 94-year-old Florida woman was arrested after she refused to leave her care home after being evicted, according to WFTV . Fitzgerald was placed in a Eustis patrol vehicle Tuesday after repeatedly refusing to leave the lobby of Franklin House .
Reportedly, the late director was in the coma from past 13 months after suffering a massive heart attack and brain stroke. Rustom (2016) actor Akshay Kumar led the way as he credited Vora for making him switch from action to comedy.
Finisar workers have to wear specialized gear in the VCSEL manufacturing area to avoid contaminating the wafers. The 2018 iPad is likely to be a "Pro" model, and will reportedly not have the infamous Home button.
Essentially, Facebook's best lure to developers is its inherent reach thanks to a massive baked-in audience. That breadth of offering will be key to becoming the default way people explore the AR world.
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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has targeted back-to-back Club World Cup crowns to kickstart his side's flagging campaign. Real Madrid were victorious in the Club World Cup last season, after beating Japanese side Kashima Antlers in the final.
The Islamic Jihad's armed wing confirmed two of its operatives were killed. The four were rushed to nearby Shifa medical center for treatment.
Could human remains in Montana shed be missing MI brothers?
The inspector told police she felt the man had a "surveillance camera set up to alert him to the presence" of visitors. The ages of Alexander, Andrew and Tanner Skelton, match the general ages of the skeletal remains found in Missoula.
Doctors save baby born with heart outside her body
About 50 clinical staffers at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester worked to bring Vanellope into the world, according to a release. Babies born with the condition - one estimate is five to eight per million - have less than a 10% chance of survival.
MA is the healthiest state in the US
The report takes into account the number of mental health providers, dentists, and doctors per 100,000 people in their state. Lower measures for smoking , salmonella food poisoning and immunizations among children were key factors in that decline.
Veterans' service remembered through wreath program
It is with this in mind that this year's theme for National Wreaths Across America Day - Saturday, Dec. 16 - is "I'm an American". The event started in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C., and now has sites in every state.
Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots
Rodriquez said that even if you get vaccinated in January, February or March, it's much better than not being vaccinated at all. Flu vaccination can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization, including among children and older adults.
The Most Popular Google Searches of 2017
Globally, Matt Lauer was the most searched person, followed by Meghan Markle , Nadia Toffa , Harvey Weinstein , and Kevin Spacey . Last year's most searched terms included Prince, Powerball and Hillary Clinton, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Geminid meteor shower to appear in a sky near you
Stunning images show the meteor shower light up the sky behind an Orthodox church near the village of Zagorie in Belarus. The meteors are usually bright and easy to spot, so you won't need telescopes or binoculars to witness the show .
India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs in 2nd ODI
Hence, the debate about allowing Sri Lanka an extra five runs would not have found acceptance with Dhoni well within his rights. When Rohit Sharma gets on the song, he does play one of the greatest of innings we've ever seen in limited-overs cricket.
Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax
Google , for example, booked €26.3 billion of global revenues here a year ago , paying tax of €163 million tax in Ireland. This moves comes after significant pressure and scrutiny from the US and Europe for its tax practices.