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Amazon to take on Spotify and Apple; launches music service

Thursday, October 13, 2016 | More »

Amazon.com Inc. said on Wednesday that it is planning to launch a new on-demand music streaming service with unlimited access to “millions of songs” for a monthly fee. According to The Wall Street Journal, this service called Amazon Music Unlimited will take on at least half a dozen competitors ...


Spotify in talks to buy SoundCloud

Swedish music streaming service Spotify AB is in advanced talks to buy its German rival SoundCloud, Financial Times reported. It was unclear how much Spotify would pay for the Berlin-based company, the report said, citing people briefed on the talks. This move is seen as Spotify’s attempt to take ...

30 September, 2016 | More »


Spotify seeks to hire US filings expert as bankers eye IPO

Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at as much as $8 billion. Meeting U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sta...

18 February, 2014 | More »


Music streaming service Spotify raises $250M led by Technology Crossover Ventures; valued over $4B

Online music-streaming service Spotify has secured $250 million led by Silicon Valley-based Technology Crossover Ventures to boost its operations in the US and the deal values it at $4 billion, according to Wall Street Journal, which first reported the deal. In the recent past, Swedish startup Spoti...

22 November, 2013 | More »


Twitter rolls out music discovery service Twitter #music, how does it work?

Micro blogging site Twitter has released ‘Twitter #music’, a new service from the company that enables its users to discover music. Rumours about the service were doing the rounds for some time and even as the web version is yet to go alive, the app version is now active (though not yet for Indi...

22 April, 2013 | More »


Skype, Spotify creators hope to inspire European innovation

Angry Birds, Skype and Spotify may all be the product of European creativity, but if the old continent is ever going to challenge Silicon Valley for tech supremacy, it’s going to have to do a lot better. Acknowledging the global dominance of US brands such as Facebook, Google and Apple, the Eu...

22 March, 2013 | More »


The savvy network behind Summly

It’s the perfect dotcom success story: a 17-year-old from south London topping App Store charts with an iPhone app he developed in his bedroom and scooping a $1m investment. But the school uniform-to-riches tale of Nick D’Aloisio and his Summly news app tells only half the story. Though he taug...

9 November, 2012 | More »


How do desi Spotifys stack up against each other & biz models behind free music streaming

Listening to music without paying for it is nothing new (remember the gadget called radio receiver). But this time around, a bunch of Indian firms are trying to replicate the success of Spotifys and Pandoras of the world with desi music. Techcircle.in looks at the top players and what differentiate...

27 July, 2012 | More »


Pandora, Spotify Face Off In Free Online Music Market

It took decades for music delivery to evolve from vinyl records to CDs and years to go from CDs to MP3 players. Now Internet radio is shaping up as competition for digital audio players by providing free online music streaming from websites such as Pandora and Spotify. Singer-songwriter Theresa Ande...

7 May, 2012 | More »

Spotify Extends Access To External Sites

Spotify, the digital music service looking to raise funds at a valuation of up to $4bn, is pushing further beyond its own website to make the songs and albums it has licensed available to any blogger, news site or artist looking to use music online. The Spotify Play Button, announced on Wednesday, i...

12 April, 2012 | More »

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