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# music-streaming - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation
# Streaming Cash
# Streaming Cash

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:52 PM 15,457 Views 20 Comments

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher
# Copyright Breach
# Copyright Breach

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:35 AM 21,622 Views 18 Comments

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc claims Spotify failed to seek licenses for significant parts of its 30 million-song catalog.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas
# Fab Four
# Fab Four

You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:01 PM 9,032 Views 42 Comments

Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.

# music-streaming - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Together, we've played one trillion songs this year
# Easy Listening
# Easy Listening

Together, we've played one trillion songs this year

Aug 20th 2015, 4:24 PM 8,793 Views 30 Comments

And that’s only in the first half of 2015.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The Spotify rival started by a guy in his bedroom and soon to be worth €1 billion
# Tuned In
# Tuned In

The Spotify rival started by a guy in his bedroom and soon to be worth €1 billion

Aug 18th 2015, 10:59 AM 12,749 Views 4 Comments

Deezer is raising more money – but can it compete with the big players?

# music-streaming - Monday 20 July, 2015

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28
# Music Streaming
# Music Streaming

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28

Jul 20th 2015, 10:42 PM 36,244 Views 1 Comment

The streaming service recently closed, under threat of having to pay crushing financial penalties to record labels.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Spotify responds to Apple Music's launch by saying it now has 75m users
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Spotify responds to Apple Music's launch by saying it now has 75m users

Jun 10th 2015, 3:07 PM 7,519 Views 26 Comments

The number of paid users has doubled to 20 million in the past year.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Jay Z has compared everyone else's music streaming services to slavery
# Hard Knock Life
# Hard Knock Life

Jay Z has compared everyone else's music streaming services to slavery

May 19th 2015, 2:26 PM 14,660 Views 71 Comments

“YouTube is the biggest culprit, them n*****s pay you a tenth of what you supposed to get.”

# music-streaming - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

A free service on Spotify could be a thing of the past if Apple has its way
# Cutthroat
# Cutthroat

A free service on Spotify could be a thing of the past if Apple has its way

May 5th 2015, 5:47 PM 13,679 Views 25 Comments

It’s pressurising record labels to force music streaming services like Spotify to abandon its free version

# music-streaming - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Why the original social network refuses to die
# MySpace
# MySpace

Why the original social network refuses to die

Apr 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 23,452 Views 10 Comments

It’s like the mid-2000s all over again – but this time it’s all about the music.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

People are laughing their holes off at Tidal - Here's what it's all about
# Tidal4all
From The Daily Edge
# Tidal4all

People are laughing their holes off at Tidal - Here's what it's all about

Mar 31st 2015, 10:54 AM 6,563 Views 7 Comments

Jay Z’s new music streaming service is officially live.

# music-streaming - Monday 30 March, 2015

Why are artists like Kanye West and Rihanna turning their profile pictures blue?
# Can't Knock The Hustle
# Can't Knock The Hustle

Why are artists like Kanye West and Rihanna turning their profile pictures blue?

Mar 30th 2015, 3:35 PM 24,393 Views 38 Comments

It’s all to do with Jay-Z’s efforts to kickstart a music service he owns.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Kanye West's antics have boosted Beck's popularity on Spotify by 524%
# Morning Phase
From The Daily Edge
# Morning Phase

Kanye West's antics have boosted Beck's popularity on Spotify by 524%

Feb 11th 2015, 5:18 PM 4,552 Views 6 Comments

Take that, Kanye.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion
# Not So Happy Now
# Not So Happy Now

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:06 PM 18,617 Views 23 Comments

It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Blink 182's Tom DeLonge says streaming music is like 'killing elephants'
# Islands In The Stream
From The Daily Edge
# Islands In The Stream

Blink 182's Tom DeLonge says streaming music is like 'killing elephants'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:08 AM 1,674 Views 0 Comments

Streaming music is like ivory poaching, he says.

# music-streaming - Monday 20 October, 2014

As of today, you can split your Spotify bill five ways
# Share The Love
# Share The Love

As of today, you can split your Spotify bill five ways

Oct 20th 2014, 4:25 PM 25,974 Views 29 Comments

Bagsie not my credit card.

# music-streaming - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Spotify's new map connects two people listening to the same song at the same time
# Serendipity
From The Daily Edge
# Serendipity

Spotify's new map connects two people listening to the same song at the same time

Aug 26th 2014, 7:57 PM 2,258 Views 1 Comment

Could someone out there be listening to the exact same song as you?

# music-streaming - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music
# Sweetener
# Sweetener

Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music

Jun 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 3,531 Views 6 Comments

Although it’s only available in the US for now.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up
# Paint It Black
# Paint It Black

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:53 PM 9,720 Views 19 Comments

The redesign comes after rumours the company will hold its IPO sometime in the Autumn.

# music-streaming - Saturday 22 March, 2014

What are the best music apps out there?
# Play That Song
# Play That Song

What are the best music apps out there?

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:01 PM 22,153 Views 23 Comments

Because there’s more out there than just Spotify.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service
# Limiters
# Limiters

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service

Mar 12th 2014, 1:33 PM 6,367 Views 4 Comments

The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.

# music-streaming - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 times Spotify Private Session ruined somebody's life*
# Mortify
From The Daily Edge
# Mortify

5 times Spotify Private Session ruined somebody's life*

Jan 1st 2014, 4:43 PM 33,907 Views 3 Comments

*Or at least their credibility. And how to avoid it!

# music-streaming - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub
# Streaming
# Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:45 PM 17,372 Views 41 Comments

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.