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Amazon launches Music HD for audiophiles
Amazon launches Music HD for audiophiles
Amazon has just released a new music service for the most demanding music consumers out there. It's called Music HD and it expands upon their ...... 17 Sep 2019 - 1 comment
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 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 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
Pandora unveils new logo, new paid tier called Plus
Pandora unveils new logo, new paid tier called Plus
Internet radio giant Pandora has unveiled a new logo and a new paid tier, Pandora Plus. Pandora Plus allows listeners to pay $5 per month ...... 14 Oct 2016
Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live
Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live
Amazon's oft-rumored Music Unlimited service has gone live, available to Prime members for $79 per year, or $7.99 per month if you choose that route. ...... 14 Oct 2016
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Just 18 months after rapper Jay Z purchased the service for $56 million, it appears that tech behemoth Apple is close to acquiring Tidal. ...... 03 Jul 2016 - 4 comments
Music industry back from a 20 year slump, still blames YouTube
Music industry back from a 20 year slump, still blames YouTube
As many of you know, the music industry, just like Hollywood, loves to play the blame game. Whether it's Napster or Spotify, the new technologies ...... 13 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
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
Streaming revenue has surpassed digital download revenue in 2015
Streaming revenue has surpassed digital download revenue in 2015
The RIAA has announced that revenue from streaming has surpassed digital for the first time ever. In 2015, streaming accounted for $2.4 billion ...... 23 Mar 2016 - 4 comments
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 to pay $21 million in unpaid royalties
Spotify to pay $21 million in unpaid royalties
Spotify has agreed to pay $21 million in unpaid royalties to the NMPA (National Music Publishers Association) over tracks that were missing ...... 19 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
Don't forget: Beatles music available via streaming music services
Don't forget: Beatles music available via streaming music services
The most notable holdouts in the streaming era, the Beatles, now have their music available via the most popular streaming services. As of ...... 24 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Google updates Chromecast Audio with new features
Google updates Chromecast Audio with new features
Two months after launching the Chromecast Audio, Google has already updated the features of the cast streaming hardware. The Chromecast Audio ...... 12 Dec 2015
Aurous settles with RIAA over piracy suit for $3 million
Aurous settles with RIAA over piracy suit for $3 million
The RIAA has settled its lawsuit with music streaming service Aurous for $3 million. The service had been sued just 72 hours after launching in October. ...... 10 Dec 2015
Google confirms Songza is shutting down permanently on January 31st
Google confirms Songza is shutting down permanently on January 31st
Nearly a year after Google acquired Songza, the search giant has confirmed the closure of the service. On January 31st, you will no longer ...... 03 Dec 2015
Following bankruptcy, Rdio cancels premium subscriptions
Following bankruptcy, Rdio cancels premium subscriptions
In the wake of the company's bankruptcy, Rdio has announced that it will stop accepting new customers this Monday. Additionally, all existing ...... 22 Nov 2015
Beats Music is shutting down on November 30th
Beats Music is shutting down on November 30th
Apple has announced today that Beats Music will officially shut down on November 30th. "Beats Music ends on November 30. Your subscription ...... 14 Nov 2015
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