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Could BBC Radio’s Chris Moyles Cross The Pond To Sirius XM?

He is well known in the United Kingdom, and in many ways is the European Version of Howard Stern. According to RadioInfo it has been rumored that Moyles may come to the United States in a multi-milion dollar deal with Sirius XM. The rumor is especially interesting in that Howard Stern himself is in the… → Read More

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Does Sirius XM’s New Logo Have Pop?

Last week Orbitcast reported on the new logo being sported by Sirius XM. At the time of his article Ryan Saghir seemed to question whether or not the Sirius XM logo had pop. Certainly the stock has had pop lately, but the opinion of many is that Sirius XM’s new logo is to bland, too… → Read More

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Harris Interactive Poll Shows Interesting Results For Radio On Cell Phones

The National Association of Broadcasters is applauding a recent Harris interactive poll that appears to indicate consumers want FM radio in cellular phones. The NAB hired Harris to conduct the survey which used 2,587 participants. While I have little doubt that FM as a feature would be a novel idea, the current state of the… → Read More

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Sirius Canada Launches Facebook Page

Sirius Canada is jumping into the social networking arena with the launch of their new Facebook page. I found it odd that they did not yet have one because they were already on Twitter, and unlike Sirius XM stateside, Sirius Canada has a chat forum on their site. The goal of Sirius Canada is to… → Read More

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Google And Verizon Propose Net Neutrality Proposal – Look At The Bigger Picture

Google and Verizon, two powerhouses, have outlined a seven point net neutrality proposal that has the Internet buzzing with comments, and if acted upon could well change the way consumers get and access information. One notable aspect of the policy outlined is the differentiation between the Internet and the mobile Internet. It appears that a… → Read More

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Music Apps Taking Center Stage – Will Sirius XM Participate?

How important are apps on smart phones to the music industry? Apparently important enough that Billboard Music has introduced The Music App Awards, the highlight of the Music App Summit in San Francisco on October 5, 2010. Sirius XM has some apps of their own, and at a minimum their Android app would qualify for… → Read More

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Unemployment Extension Legislation Passes Senate

As the day wore on, it became apparent that a much watched unemployment bill in Washington had enough votes to pass the senate. The markets, anticipating this news, have been up all afternoon and Sirius XM participated. Earlier today it was announced that unemployment rolls are down, but the deeper news is that many have… → Read More

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SiriusBuzz Introduces Live Chat

Over the years I have had several requests for live chat on SiriusBuzz. Until now, I have avoided such a feature, as it takes time and effort to make such a service come to life, and even if launched, I did not want to have to moderate the chats and have people worry about the… → Read More

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Sirius XM’s World Cup Coverage May Improve With Rule Change

No matter what nation you are routing for, the FIFA World Cup is an event that brings about national pride, a sense of belonging, and noisy horns. That’s right, noisy horns. These horns have been used at soccer matches for years, but are beginning to become a source of complaint from fans, players, television and… → Read More

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Feeding America Partners With Sirius XM To Reach America

If you are a charitable organization with the goal of feeding America what is the best way to do it? Television makes sense, but the costs can be quite extensive. Traditional radio is another option, but that would require a lot of coordination with scores of radio stations, and even then they would only reach… → Read More