November 28th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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As predicted, European politicians have voted in favour of breaking up Google. Without, as it turns out, actually mentioning Google by name at all. In a vote passed by 384 to 174, the European Parliament...

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November 27th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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It feels like people have been spelling doom for Facebook over teenagers getting bored with the social network for years, without such a trend ever actually tipping the company into a Myspace-style decline. So...

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November 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Need a way to blow out the Wednesday-morning cobwebs? How about streaming German rock band Rammstein’s back catalogue? The band have inked an exclusive deal with Spotify to make their six studio albums...

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November 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify has published its consolidated financial results for 2013 – figures that cover its global business that year, rather than just the individual markets like the UK and France where its subsidiaries...

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November 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We and the rest of the collective tech and music media have written acres about Taylor Swift’s Spotify dispute in recent weeks, but what about other artists who’ve been prominent in their holdout strategies? They...

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November 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz...

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November 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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It’s rare to see the word “brazen” in a Financial Times story, but that’s how the newspaper is describing plans afoot in the European Parliament to call for a break-up of Google, including unbundling...

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November 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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If you’ve got 20 minutes spare this morning, we thoroughly recommend reading The New Yorker’s long feature on Spotify, including interviews with CEO Daniel Ek, investor Sean Parker and other key figures...

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November 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The Financial Times is on a roll when it comes to Apple music scoops, from breaking the news on its Beats acquisition to yesterday's report that Apple "plans to push Beats to every iPhone". That's essentially...

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