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Tag: Spotify

Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify

Higher Ground has already signed an exclusive deal with Netflix to produce films, television series and documentaries for them.

Spotify finally adds sleep timer to mobile application

Over 10 years since the streaming service was launched, Spotify has finally added a much-needed feature to the mobile application.

Spotify eclipses 100 million paid subscribers but loss grows

Competition from Spotify's industry rivals has done little to slow Spotify’s global growth.

Apple rises for eighth day, longest streak since September

Apple shares has been soaring and Apple Music sales had surpassed Spotify in paid US subscriptions.

Spotify testing subscription plan for 2

If you and your partner already have Spotify Premium, you won't lose your saved music, playlists, or recommendations.

Apple says Spotify wants free app benefits without being free

Spotify said on Wednesday Apple unfairly limits rivals to its own Apple Music streaming service.

Spotify files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

Spotify says Apple's control of its App store deprives consumers and rival providers of audio streaming services to Apple Music's benefit.

Google joins race into India’s booming online music market

The YouTube Music streaming and download service includes popular Bollywood Hindi scores and other local-language music.

Spotify adds 1 million unique listeners in India in less than...

Spotify racked up more than 1 million unique users in India across its free and premium tiers since launching less than a week ago.

Music-streaming giant Spotify launches in India

Streaming has rapidly transformed the music industry around the world by providing unlimited, on-demand songs online.

Spotify aims to become podcasting power player

Spotify plans to invest US$500 million in non-music streaming this year, seeking to dominate its listener base by scooping up American podcasting companies Gimlet Media and Anchor.

Spotify reports 30% rise in quarterly revenue

The streaming company says it will acquire podcast companies Gimlet Media Inc and Anchor.

Using Spotify on the road just got safer

The feature is only rolling out to Android users but an iOS version of Car View is in the works.

Apple Music comes to Amazon’s Alexa devices

The move will help Apple, which has some 50 million paying music subscribers, ramp up its competition against market leader Spotify.

Spotify earnings hit sour note on Wall Street

The Swedish based company is in fierce competition with its rivals offering both subscription-based and ad-supported music services.

Tencent Music, bound for US IPO, profits from social savvy

Tencent Music owns the most music copyright in China with some 17 million songs, though it shares or sublicenses content with rival apps owned by NetEase Inc and Alibaba.

EU clears Apple plan to buy music app Shazam

Apple announced the deal in December last year in a fresh effort to gain an edge in the music streaming market where Sweden-based Spotify dominates.

Tension builds between Spotify, music industry in war of wills

Spotify routinely introduces or tests new features without much warning or agreement on compensation.

Fund that made 10,000% Spotify bets looks for new winners

Creandum, a venture capital fund which manages about US$590 million from offices in Stockholm, Berlin and San Francisco, invests at an early stage in so-called seed and A rounds.

Spotify’s US$8 billion rally attracting hedge funds

Spotify’s rally has added more than US$8 billion in market value - user growth is one of the reasons Wall Street expects Spotify’s revenue to expand by 29% in 2019.

Spotify is testing a ‘skip ad’ feature for free users

Last month in Australia, Spotify quietly rolled out a feature that allows users to skip ads, even for those who don't pay a subscription.

Twitter chief defends not booting Infowars

Dorsey said Twitter reasoned it was journalists' job to shine the light of truth on unsubstantiated rumours or sensationalised issues.

Warner Music to pay artists after selling Spotify stake

Announcing its latest earnings, Warner said it would share the spoils of Spotify with artists on its labels -- whose most famous names include Coldplay, Ed Sheeran and Neil Young.

Apple removes most of US conspiracy theorist’s podcasts from iTunes

Apple told Buzzfeed that it has removed the entire library for five of Jones's six Infowars podcasts including the shows "War Room" and the daily "The Alex Jones Show".