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RIAA rejoices as streaming continues to grow music industry
RIAA rejoices as streaming continues to grow music industry
Streaming music has been a thing ever since Spotify launched in 2006, but started off really, really slowly. It took years upon years for the ...... 07 Sep 2019 - 2 comments
Apple Music is now on the web
Apple Music is now on the web
World's largest streaming music platform Spotify is known for having apps for every platform. Even when your device hasn't got an app installed ...... 06 Sep 2019
Spotify now offers three free months for Premium subscribers
Spotify now offers three free months for Premium subscribers
Spotify is by far the largest streaming music platform in the world. However, in the U.S. Apple has closed the gap, and according to some reports ...... 23 Aug 2019
Spotify at 108 million paid subscribers but where's the profit?
Spotify at 108 million paid subscribers but where's the profit?
King of streaming music, Spotify, has released their quarterly earnings, and while there are things to be happy about, the financial figures ...... 01 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Apple Music has 60 million paying subscribers
Apple Music has 60 million paying subscribers
Apple Music has reached 60 million paying subscribers, according to services & software boss Eddy Cue. The number was reportedly confirmed ...... 28 Jun 2019
Apple: Spotify doesn't pay 30% app tax, barely pays at all
Apple: Spotify doesn't pay 30% "app tax", barely pays at all
Spotify and Apple became fierce rivals the moment Apple Music was introduced in June, 2015. The (near) trillion dollar company has put immense ...... 25 Jun 2019
Apple to close iTunes for good at WWDC?
Apple to close iTunes for good at WWDC?
Next week's World Wide Developer Conference is bound to be a premiere for some new Apple services and software, but according to new information ...... 02 Jun 2019
Google's music services are not even close to catching up to Spotify and Apple
Google's music services are not even close to catching up to Spotify and Apple
Google has some massive services that reach hundreds of millions or even billions of people. Whether it is the all-encompassing search or Gmail, ...... 09 May 2019
Spotify blows past 100 million paid subscribers
Spotify blows past 100 million paid subscribers
Streaming music pioneer Spotify has grown with a stable and fairly rapid pace for years now, and there seems to be no stopping it. Not even ...... 29 Apr 2019
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify and Apple are one of the more important modern day tech rivalries. The David vs. Goliath setup is definitely there, and makes it all ...... 17 Mar 2019
Apple responds to Spotify's claims that they rig the competition
Apple responds to Spotify's claims that they rig the competition
Spotify, the Swedish music streaming powerhouse, is one of the toughest competitor to the near trillion dollar behemoth that is Apple. While ...... 15 Mar 2019
Apple is soon releasing Apple Music for Google Home?
Apple is soon releasing Apple Music for Google Home?
You know, and hate, Apple for their closed ecosystems, which grow and thrive because of their exclusive features and apps. One of the Apple ...... 26 Feb 2019
Spotify releases new subscriber figures, confirms two podcast acquisitions
Spotify releases new subscriber figures, confirms two podcast acquisitions
Spotify has released their fourth quarter results today, and furthermore announced two acquisitions in the podcast space. The world's largest ...... 06 Feb 2019
Spotify hits 87 million subs, still not quite profitable
Spotify hits 87 million subs, still not quite profitable
Music business is tough, they say, but streaming music business might be tougher. If there's one streaming service that has been through it ...... 06 Nov 2018
Spotify subscribers climb to 83 million
Spotify subscribers climb to 83 million
There are now 83 million Spotify customers paying for premium service as the Swedish streaming firm holds its lead in face of competition. ...... 27 Jul 2018
Apple Music is growing fast, hits another major milestone
Apple Music is growing fast, hits another major milestone
Just as Spotify entered the stock market in an unusual direct listing that determined its market value at nearly $30 billion, Apple has announced ...... 05 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Spotify was publicly listed with market cap of nearly $30 billion
Spotify was publicly listed with market cap of nearly $30 billion
The king of music streaming, Spotify, completed the public listing process yesterday. The company officially listed on the New York Stock Exchange ...... 04 Apr 2018
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
European streaming music services aren't happy with Apple taking royalties from them, and they've signed a plea for European Commission to pressure ...... 15 Dec 2017
Spotify increases the lead on Apple Music, to challenge Apple in podcasts
Spotify increases the lead on Apple Music, to challenge Apple in podcasts
Spotify has been steadily gaining ground for years but many expected that Apple's unveiling of the new Apple Music two years back would change ...... 01 Aug 2017 - 1 comment
Spotify gaining more momentum, Apple Music falls further behind
Spotify gaining more momentum, Apple Music falls further behind
Spotify has been killing it for years. After a rough start for a couple of years not being able to gain the trust of the big record companies, ...... 17 Jun 2017
Apple's original TV show Planet of the Apps gets a trailer
Apple's original TV show Planet of the Apps gets a trailer
Apple has positioned itself against some of the biggest TV and movie conglomerates by beginning the production of its own content. Following ...... 15 Feb 2017 - 5 comments
Apple Music hits 20 million paid subscribers in 18 months
Apple Music hits 20 million paid subscribers in 18 months
Apple's music subscription service has already hit an impression 20 million paying subscribers. Apple Music launched on June 30, 2015, and ...... 08 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Spotify and Apple Music get unofficial remixes thanks to partnership with Dubset
Spotify and Apple Music get unofficial remixes thanks to partnership with Dubset
Spotify and Apple Music have signed new deals with music rights management service Dubset, bringing unofficial remixes to the two most popular ...... 10 Oct 2016
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora might be entering the streaming market properly with a new service, WSJ suggests. The move might be happening as soon as next month ...... 20 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Another Apple Music exclusive is released
Another Apple Music exclusive is released
The newest addition to the list of artists to feature an Apple Music exclusive, including of course Taylor Swift, is Frank Ocean. Apple has ...... 20 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple recently announced that it has surpassed 15 million subscribers on Apple Music but the fight for the number one spot is still far away ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple has released a new version of its music streaming app for Android, 9to5Mac reports. The new app is finally and officially out of beta ...... 04 Aug 2016
Apple Music left in the dust, Spotify at 100 million subscribers
Apple Music left in the dust, Spotify at 100 million subscribers
Spotify has told The Telegraph that it has surpassed the 100 million mark in subscribers. Paying subscribers was earlier this year reported ...... 25 Jun 2016 - 2 comments
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Released last summer Apple Music was expected to become a success that quickly rivaled and possibly even surpassed Spotify as the leading streaming ...... 06 May 2016
Apple Music now boasts 13 million subscribers
Apple Music now boasts 13 million subscribers
Despite an overall rough earnings report, Apple did have some promising tidbits of note. One such note was Apple Music, which now boasts ...... 28 Apr 2016
Spotify raises another $1 billion, but the terms are not too favorable
Spotify raises another $1 billion, but the terms are not too favorable
In their efforts to take on Apple Music, Spotify has raised another $1 billion, although this time the terms do not appear to be too favorable. ...... 30 Mar 2016
Apple Music gets an Android widget
Apple Music gets an Android widget
Apple has updated their Apple Music app for Android with a new widget. The basic widget offers pause/skip functions and forward/back and ...... 26 Mar 2016
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify founder Daniel Ek has proudly announced that the company has reached 30 million paid subscribers. The last milestone was reached ...... 23 Mar 2016
Spotify closes in on 30 million paying subscribers
Spotify closes in on 30 million paying subscribers
According to multiple reports, Spotify is nearing 30 million paying subscribers, a large increase from previously announced milestones. Spotify ...... 19 Feb 2016
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music continues to quickly gain subscribers, says SVP Eddy Cue, with the service now boasting 11 million paying members. It had been ...... 14 Feb 2016
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