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Spotify Launches New Discover Weekly Playlists

07/20/2015, With Apple Music officially launched, leading music-streaming Spotify just gained themselves an additional competitor. Given Apple’s brand power, reputation, and reach, Spotify can’t expect to maintain their lead if they were to just sit on their...

Cops Use Spotify To Track Down Missing Kids

07/13/2015, In the past we have seen how tools such as Find My iPhone have worked when it comes to recovering stolen property. There was even an instance in which it managed to help locate a woman trapped in a ravine. Interestingly enough despite Spotify not having...

FTC Looking Into Apple For Possible Music Antitrust Violations

07/13/2015, Last week Spotify started to send out emails to its users, informing them that they should subscribe to Spotify’s service via their website directly, as opposed to subscribing to it via the iTunes App Store. This is because the iTunes App Store charges...

Spotify Wants Users to Circumvent The iTunes App Store

07/08/2015, In case you didn’t know this, but Apple charges developers a 30% cut for in-app purchases. This has resulted in services and apps such as ComiXology to remove its in-app purchase system in favor of purchasing via the web instead to avoid giving Apple...

Report: Spotify Users Leaving For Apple Music

07/07/2015, With Apple Music being integrated into iOS itself including the use and control of the service with Siri, we suppose it isn’t surprising that many users are finding it extremely compelling. In fact according to a recent finding, it seems that thousands...

AC/DC Records Coming To Apple Music, Spotify And Other Services

06/30/2015, The music industry has opened up to streaming services which have had a major impact on record sales, however still there are some bands and artists that have held out and not put their music on these services. AC/DC is one such band, and its popularity...

Eternify Tricks Spotify Into Paying Your Favorite Bands

06/23/2015, Earlier last year, a band called Vulfpeck launched an album on Spotify called “Sleepify”. The album consisted of tracks that were completely silent and basically tricked Spotify into paying them royalties, with the proceeds going towards funding a...

Spotify’s Taste Rewind Is A Blast From The Past

06/15/2015, Have you ever wondered if this was maybe 10-20 years ago, what kind of music would you have enjoyed and what your playlist might have been? For those who are curious, you might be interested to learn that Spotify has launched a new interactive website...

Spotify Now Has 20 Million Paid Subscribers

06/10/2015, Earlier this year we revealed that music streaming platform Spotify had about 15 million paid subscribers with a total of 60 active users. This meant that only 25% of Spotify’s users actually paid to listen to the platform’s service, while the...

Spotify Takes The Fight To Apple With $526 Million In Funding

06/10/2015, Apple Music is finally here. Will this be a bigger success than Apple’s somewhat failed iTunes Radio and Beats Music which didn’t really get a chance to take off before Apple acquired the company? So far it seems that Apple Music has everything it...

Spotify Launches Beta Program For Android

06/09/2015, If you’d like to check out new features and updates before everyone else does, joining an app’s beta program is usually a good way to go about that. It also helps with the discovery of bugs, security exploits, vulnerabilities, and more that developers...

Spotify Could Be Thinking Of Matching Apple Music’s Family Plans

06/08/2015, Apple Music was officially launched today and the rumors about its $10 price tag were true. Previously it was suggested that Apple was gunning for a lower price but the record labels were apparently against it. However if you have a big family, then this...

Spotify Rules Out The Possibility About Getting Into Gaming

05/29/2015, Spotify first started out as a music streaming service, but overtime the platform developed and evolved and soon became more than just a place to listen to some tunes. It became a platform for discovering new music and recently the company has dived into...