Google tests ‘listen now’ ads for music searches

by Cynthia Boris
Have a sudden craving for some Monkees music. Google has you covered. Simply type the band’s name into the Google search box and you’ll be presented with three online options. Google Play, where you can buy individual songs for $1.29 each or streaming through Rhapsody or Beats. I don’t listen to a lot of music online, so I wasn’t familiar with Beats.Read the full article

  • This is why Apple bought Beats - 4 readers - Ever since the rumors first broke that Apple wanted to buy Beats for $3 billion, the masses have uttered one universal word: Why? Apple Senior VP Eddy

  • Google Tests New Music Ads - 37 readers, 162 Tweets - Google is testing “Listen Now" ads with Spotify, Rhapsody and Apple's Beats Music, the latest in a string of new ad formats that can simplify purchases for consumers.