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Spotify to extend Connect to free users
Spotify to extend Connect to free users
Spotify will allow free tier users of its music streaming service to use its Connect function to stream music to devices. Spotify Connect ...... 08 Nov 2018
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 testing a What's New feature
Spotify testing a "What's New" feature
Spotify has been doing some new A/B testing, reports from social media confirm. The world's leading streaming music service is looking to ...... 24 Oct 2018
Spotify wants more podcasts, introduces new tools
Spotify wants more podcasts, introduces new tools
While Spotify has been growing at an impressive rate for years, it has not managed to turn its core business into a money-making machine. ...... 06 Oct 2018
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify announced a new feature today, integrating the popular streaming service app to Google Maps navigation on Android and on iPhone. ...... 01 Oct 2018
Spotify raises song download limit significantly
Spotify raises song download limit significantly
Spotify has significantly increased the number of songs you can download to your mobile or other devices for offline listening. The music ...... 13 Sep 2018
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
As everyone knows, Apple is raking up major profits. One of the more impressive money making machines is the app ecosystem that rains straight ...... 23 Aug 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
Singles chart will include YouTube video views in UK
Singles chart will include YouTube video views in UK
The Official Charts Company in the UK will begin counting YouTube video views in its singles chart ranking from Friday. User-uploaded videos ...... 25 Jun 2018
Spotify wants Indie acts to license music directly to the service
Spotify wants Indie acts to license music directly to the service
According to Billboard, Spotify is offering financial advances to Indie artists and managers to license music directly to its streaming service, ...... 07 Jun 2018 - 1 comment
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
Swedish telco Telia sells its share of Spotify
Swedish telco Telia sells its share of Spotify
Swedish telecom giant Telia has sold its share of Spotify for appx. $272 million (SEK2.3 billion) to institutional investors. Both companies ...... 30 Mar 2018
Spotify cracks down on hacked apps
Spotify cracks down on hacked apps
Spotify appears to be cracking down on the use of unauthorized applications that allow users with Free accounts to get benefits of its paid Premium tier. ...... 06 Mar 2018
Spotify is tipping its toes into publishing news
Spotify is tipping its toes into publishing news
As popular as the world's largest music streaming service, you can only attract that many paying customers with music. For some people radio ...... 20 Jan 2018 - 1 comment
Spotify surges past 70 million paying subscribers
Spotify surges past 70 million paying subscribers
More than 70 million users now pay a premium subscription fee for unlimited music streaming from Stockholm-based Spotify. Spotify is the ...... 05 Jan 2018 - 4 comments
Spotify finally files for IPO
Spotify finally files for IPO
The world's leading music streaming service has filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators, eyeing a direct listing in Q1 2018. ...... 04 Jan 2018
Spotify sued for $1.6 billion by music licensing firm
Spotify sued for $1.6 billion by music licensing firm
Music streaming giant Spotify was hit with a $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit for allegedly streaming thousands of songs without permission. ...... 03 Jan 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
Lars Ulrich: Metallica vs. Napster maybe not the smartest PR move of all time
Lars Ulrich: Metallica vs. Napster "maybe not the smartest PR move of all time"
We at AfterDawn followed the early days of digital music very closely, and that meant obviously reporting on the historical Metallica vs. Napster ...... 10 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
Spotify's Time Capsule takes you down the memory lane
Spotify's Time Capsule takes you down the memory lane
Spotify has added its streaming service another AI powered features. This time around Your Time Capsule brings you songs from the past according ...... 03 Oct 2017
Spotify no longer supported by Safari
Spotify no longer supported by Safari
Spotify and Apple became direct competitors in June 2015 when the world's largest company decided to up their game in terms of music services. ...... 10 Sep 2017 - 2 comments
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 close to Warner Music royalty deal
Spotify close to Warner Music royalty deal
Music streaming firm Spotify is close to securing a royalty deal with Warner Music, according to a report. The service has already managed ...... 25 Jul 2017
Spotify hopes groups build playlists through Messenger
Spotify hopes groups build playlists through Messenger
Spotify is introducing Group Playlists for Messenger, allowing for a group to build playlists even if some of the group don't use Spotify. ...... 21 Jun 2017
Spotify now available from Windows Store
Spotify now available from Windows Store
Starting today, Spotify is now available as a downloadable app from the Windows Store in all 60 countries it operates in. It is available ...... 20 Jun 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
Spotify was hacked! Check here if your Spotify account details were leaked
Spotify was hacked! Check here if your Spotify account details were leaked
We built a tool to check if your Spotify account has been leaked, along with its password details, to public. Today, a list of more than 6'000 ...... 24 May 2017 - 6 comments
Spotify challenging Apple with category defining device?
Spotify challenging Apple with "category defining" device?
Apple and Spotify are not necessarily the oldest and the most typical competitors. However, especially since Apple decided to launch their new ...... 25 Apr 2017
Spotify lets indie labels to restrict free music
Spotify lets indie labels to restrict free music
Streaming company Spotify has managed to grow the number of paying customers immense in the past couple of years. Even after Apple unveiled ...... 21 Apr 2017
Spotify exec among Stockholm terror victims
Spotify exec among Stockholm terror victims
At least four people were killed and another 15 injured in what has been classified as a terrorist attack last Friday in Stockholm, Sweden. ...... 10 Apr 2017 - 4 comments
Spotify lets artists limit albums to Premium users for two weeks
Spotify lets artists limit albums to Premium users for two weeks
As part of its new deal with Universal Music Group (UMG), Spotify is allowing artists to limit the availability of new albums on its platform ...... 07 Apr 2017
Spotify may delay new albums for free users
Spotify may delay new albums for free users
Music streaming service Spotify may delay the availability of certain new albums to its millions of users who listen for free. Spotify is ...... 16 Mar 2017
Spotify celebrates 50 million paid subscribers
Spotify celebrates 50 million paid subscribers
More than 50 million Spotify users now pay for its Premium music, podcast and video streaming services. The Stockholm-based firm announced ...... 03 Mar 2017
Reports: Spotify Hi-Fi will deliver lossless audio for an extra fee
Reports: Spotify Hi-Fi will deliver lossless audio for an extra fee
Spotify is preparing to offer high quality lossless audio to subscribers for $20 per month, according to reports. Along with competitors ...... 01 Mar 2017
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