Pandora turned 13 this year. An identity crisis would be right on time.
But the operator of the Internet's biggest radio service seems to know exactly what it wants to be when it grows up. Its dream: become an advertising-powered heavyweight, holding its own against any of the radio giants that, for now, gorge on the lion's share of the estimated $14 billion radio-ad market. Yes, that also means leaving Apple and its nascent iTunes Radio music service in the dust.
Pandora appears on the path to get there ahead of its third-quarter earnings report Thursday, with a … Read more