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# spotify - Monday 14 September, 2015

Someone has made the Reeling in the Years Spotify playlist you’ve always dreamed of
# Epic Tunes
# Epic Tunes

Someone has made the Reeling in the Years Spotify playlist you’ve always dreamed of

Sep 14th 2015, 11:50 AM 28,859 Views 13 Comments

Every single Reeling in the Years song. HOLD US.

Someone has made the Reeling in the Years Spotify playlist you've always dreamed of
# Bangers
From The Daily Edge
# Bangers

Someone has made the Reeling in the Years Spotify playlist you've always dreamed of

Sep 14th 2015, 9:03 AM 5,292 Views 2 Comments

Every single Reeling in the Years song. HOLD US.

# spotify - Friday 4 September, 2015

Spotify has finally explained why it's looking for more of your data

Spotify has finally explained why it's looking for more of your data

Sep 4th 2015, 3:05 PM 14,759 Views 12 Comments

After heavy criticism for its new privacy policy, it has updated it to include a plain language explanation.

# spotify - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Here are the most timeless 1990s songs, according to Spotify
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

Here are the most timeless 1990s songs, according to Spotify

Aug 26th 2015, 10:13 PM 8,160 Views 7 Comments

NOSTALGIA PANGS INCOMING.

# spotify - Friday 21 August, 2015

Spotify was heavily criticised for its new privacy policy, but was it deserved?
# Terms And Conditions Apply
# Terms And Conditions Apply

Spotify was heavily criticised for its new privacy policy, but was it deserved?

Aug 21st 2015, 7:05 PM 7,494 Views 5 Comments

The company apologised for the changes, but is it as bad as people are making it out to be?

# spotify - 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 8,794 Views 30 Comments

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

# spotify - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Poll: Which do you prefer? Apple Music or Spotify?
# Music Wars
# Music Wars

Poll: Which do you prefer? Apple Music or Spotify?

Aug 19th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,746 Views 84 Comments

A report claimed that 48% of users abandoned the service, but Apple say the number is much lower.

# spotify - 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 12,754 Views 4 Comments

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

Zayn Malik called Calvin Harris a d***head in an epic Twitter feud last night
# Shade
From The Daily Edge
# Shade

Zayn Malik called Calvin Harris a d***head in an epic Twitter feud last night

Aug 18th 2015, 8:13 AM 6,844 Views 4 Comments

And it was very NSFW.

# spotify - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music
# Dj Commander-in-chief
# Dj Commander-in-chief

Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music

Aug 16th 2015, 2:34 PM 22,989 Views 24 Comments

There is a bit of Irish representation on the list.

# spotify - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Here are the 10 songs that make us feel the most nostalgic, according to Spotify
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

Here are the 10 songs that make us feel the most nostalgic, according to Spotify

Aug 2nd 2015, 3:29 PM 8,543 Views 9 Comments

Ready to pine for your youth?

# spotify - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This map reveals the unique playlist of cities across the world
# Choons
# Choons

This map reveals the unique playlist of cities across the world

Jul 19th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,355 Views 12 Comments

Cork is MAD for The Coronas.

# spotify - Saturday 11 July, 2015

So with Apple in the mix, how does the music streaming landscape look?
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

So with Apple in the mix, how does the music streaming landscape look?

Jul 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 12,660 Views 13 Comments

In short, it’s looking pretty good for the consumer.

# spotify - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album
# Change Of Heart
# Change Of Heart

Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album

Jun 25th 2015, 10:51 PM 10,634 Views 28 Comments

The company announced it will paying artists for customers free streaming after Swift penned an open letter earlier this week.

# spotify - 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 7,524 Views 27 Comments

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

# spotify - Monday 8 June, 2015

Apple is launching its very own music-streaming service
# Apple Music
# Apple Music

Apple is launching its very own music-streaming service

Jun 8th 2015, 7:57 PM 9,915 Views 12 Comments

It’s called Apple Music, surprisingly.

# spotify - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you're running
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you're running

May 21st 2015, 2:15 PM 4,976 Views 4 Comments

Irish Spotify users can expect the feature in the coming weeks.

# spotify - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music
# New Beats
# New Beats

Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music

May 20th 2015, 5:08 PM 11,792 Views 17 Comments

Original videos, podcasts and some new music features were some of the additions it announced today.

# spotify - 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 14,695 Views 71 Comments

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

# spotify - 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

# spotify - 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 23,453 Views 10 Comments

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

# spotify - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Here's why you should probably bring a pillow to Ed Sheeran's Croke Park gigs
# Lullaby
From The Daily Edge
# Lullaby

Here's why you should probably bring a pillow to Ed Sheeran's Croke Park gigs

Apr 15th 2015, 6:45 PM 5,870 Views 0 Comments

He has a habit of sending people off to sleep.

# spotify - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Poll: Do you pay for music?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay for music?

Apr 1st 2015, 9:20 AM 18,204 Views 92 Comments

Or do you see it as a free commodity?

# spotify - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Can Jay Z's Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify?
# Tidal Current
# Tidal Current

Can Jay Z's Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify?

Mar 31st 2015, 10:03 AM 11,369 Views 40 Comments

The new service, launched last night, has been pitched as a direct competitor to Spotify and Pandora. It’s a lot more pricey though…

# spotify - 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 24,428 Views 38 Comments

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

# spotify - 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 4,556 Views 6 Comments

Take that, Kanye.

# spotify - Friday 30 January, 2015

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify
# Music
# Music

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify

Jan 30th 2015, 2:02 PM 8,446 Views 9 Comments

The rapper is taking over the premium music streaming service WiMP for €49 million.

# spotify - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Hozier's anthem Take Me To Church named world's most viral song of 2014
# Hozier
From The Daily Edge
# Hozier

Hozier's anthem Take Me To Church named world's most viral song of 2014

Dec 3rd 2014, 3:22 PM 2,503 Views 0 Comments

Spotify singled out the Bray lad’s breakout hit. And here are the world’s top 10 most streamed tracks…

# spotify - 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 1,676 Views 0 Comments

Streaming music is like ivory poaching, he says.

# spotify - Saturday 15 November, 2014

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers

Nov 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,025 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?

# spotify - Friday 14 November, 2014

The Briefcase: Grilled bankers, Taylor Swift and Alibaba's treasure trove
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Grilled bankers, Taylor Swift and Alibaba's treasure trove

Nov 14th 2014, 10:26 PM 11,111 Views 3 Comments

This was the week in business.

# spotify - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Taylor Swift's Spotify earnings would have been much smaller than claimed
# Deepening Row
# Deepening Row

Taylor Swift's Spotify earnings would have been much smaller than claimed

Nov 13th 2014, 12:29 PM 8,167 Views 14 Comments

The CEO of Swift’s record label rejected Spotify’s claim that the artist was ‘on track’ to making €6 million in the past twelve months, saying it was closer to €397,800.

# spotify - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Watch out Spotify! YouTube makes its music service official
# Game On
# Game On

Watch out Spotify! YouTube makes its music service official

Nov 12th 2014, 6:01 PM 8,439 Views 15 Comments

And Ireland is one of the first countries to get access to the beta version.

# spotify - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Spotify CEO defends free streaming after Taylor Swift removes music catalogue
# Spotify
# Spotify

Spotify CEO defends free streaming after Taylor Swift removes music catalogue

Nov 11th 2014, 4:07 PM 8,160 Views 15 Comments

Daniel Ek defended the company saying it paid out $2 billion in royalties since it started in 2008, half of which was generated in the last twelve months.

# spotify - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Spotify has resorted to making some needy playlists about Taylor Swift
# Come Back Taylor
From The Daily Edge
# Come Back Taylor

Spotify has resorted to making some needy playlists about Taylor Swift

Nov 4th 2014, 9:25 AM 2,807 Views 2 Comments

Just like your teenage ex-boyfriend.

# spotify - Monday 3 November, 2014

Taylor Swift yanked all her albums from Spotify and the world is going slightly crazy about it
# Swifties
From The Daily Edge
# Swifties

Taylor Swift yanked all her albums from Spotify and the world is going slightly crazy about it

Nov 3rd 2014, 7:44 PM 5,421 Views 8 Comments

Here’s why.

# spotify - 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 26,069 Views 29 Comments

Bagsie not my credit card.

# spotify - Monday 8 September, 2014

Using Spotify for free? Expect video ads to make an appearance soon
# Watch And Listen
# Watch And Listen

Using Spotify for free? Expect video ads to make an appearance soon

Sep 8th 2014, 2:11 PM 5,250 Views 3 Comments

The music streaming service will offer two video ad formats, one for desktop and one for mobile, as it capitalises upon the 30 million using it for free.

# spotify - 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 2,261 Views 1 Comment

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

# spotify - Monday 21 July, 2014

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access
# Book Boom
# Book Boom

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access

Jul 21st 2014, 12:48 PM 10,449 Views 17 Comments

The Kindle Unlimited service will give US readers a Spotify-style service for their e-readers.