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RIAA Claims That CDs & Vinyl Are Outselling Digital Music Downloads

03/22/2018, Just like in the case of physical books versus e-books, there are some who will prefer the “old school” version of music, like listening to them through CDs or even vinyl. Perhaps some do it out of nostalgia, while there are some purists who believe...

Apple Seeking Regulatory Approval For Shazam Acquisition

03/15/2018, Last year Apple announced their plans to acquire Shazam which seemed like a pretty straightforward deal, however they did run into some trouble with the EU whereby some countries felt that Apple acquisition could have “adverse effects” on the...


Apple Music Now Boasts 38 Million Subscribers

03/12/2018, Earlier this year, Spotify announced that they were home to about 70 million subscribers which pretty much puts them on top of the list as far as music streaming platforms are concerned. However it seems that Apple is catching up, and fast because the...

Facebook Finalizes Licensing Deal With Warner Music

03/12/2018, Have you ever come across a video on YouTube that has its sound muted? This is because these videos use material, such as songs or snippets of videos that are copyrighted. However the good news for Facebook users who are looking to upload original content...

YouTube’s Rumored Music Service Might Not Launch This Month

03/09/2018, According to the rumors, YouTube apparently has a new music streaming service in the works that is due for a launch this month. However according to a report from Variety, it appears that the upcoming music streaming service will not be launching this...

FCA, Volkswagen Offer 6-month Apple Music Trial To New Customers

03/06/2018, Last time when cars were sold, they would come with a radio built into them and that was it. In the past customers would have to pay more to add a CD player, but these days a CD player is almost a given, but it looks like music streaming could be the way...

Apple Hires Director Spike Jonze For Latest HomePod Ad

03/06/2018, As the smart speaker scene starts to get more crowded, companies will definitely need to come up with new ways to entice customers, and it looks like Apple is definitely sparing no expense as they have hired director Spike Jonze to direct an ad for its...

Musician Moby Claims He Helped Invent The iPhone

03/04/2018, When it comes to creating something, people are usually inspired by something, such as a book, a movie, something someone said, inspired by nature, and so on. However could it be possible that when the iPhone was invented, musician Moby might have had a...

Spotify Finally Announces Plans To Go Public

02/28/2018, We have heard the rumors that Spotify could be planning on going public many years ago. However it seems that it is only after about 3-4 years later that those rumors have finally come true because following a report of a confidential IPO filing, Spotify...

Shazam For iOS Updated With New Interface, Real-Time Lyric Syncing

02/19/2018, While music-recognition app Shazam was good at doing what it was designed to do, its user interface generally left quite a bit to be desired where it felt cluttered and sometimes a bit confusing. However the good news for Shazam users is that it looks...

Boss Unveils Katana-Air, World’s First Wireless Guitar Amplifier

02/14/2018, If you play the electric guitar and hate getting tangled up in your cables while you’re jamming, then Boss might have something for you. The company has recently unveiled their new guitar amplifier called the Katana-Air which they’re calling the...

YouTube Red To Expand To ‘Many More’ Countries This Year

02/14/2018, YouTube has evolved a lot since its early days, where in addition to keeping to its core business, they have also expanded into offering music and also originals via YouTube Red. There are even rumors that YouTube could be planning a new music streaming...

Apple Music Student Pricing Expands To New Markets

02/12/2018, For the most part, music streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, and so on are priced similarly at around $10 a month. This is more or less the standard, although platforms like Apple Music do try to make themselves more appealing by offering...