November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s big news yesterday was blown over the weekend: a partnership with taxi-app company Uber. It kicks off on Friday in 10 cities, with passengers who’ve linked their Spotify and Uber accounts...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek mentioned Grooveshark in his blog post about Taylor Swift and artist complaints about streaming yesterday. The US firm is NOT happy to have been singled out. “Copyright laws are...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Daniel Ek wasn’t the only person issuing a public statement about the Taylor Swift affair. The Music Managers Forum came out with its own views yesterday in a “statement on recent streaming events”,...

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November 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has published a blog post responding to the last week's controversy surrounding Taylor Swift's decision to pull her back catalogue from the streaming service. "Taylor Swift is absolutely...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify has been holding a series of events in the US this week to court musicians who may have reservations about streaming music. But CEO Daniel Ek got some direct feedback during his appearance at a...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The other day we reported on a Twitter exchange between Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan where the former queried just how the latter arrived at the number of users he believed are...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It started on Twitter with Spotify co-founder Ek asking analyst Mulligan how he arrived at the figure of 210m users of ad-supported streaming in a recent report. POW! Mulligan replied by saying “they...

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February 18th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Shock news: Spotify may file for an IPO at some point! Okay, not such a shock: right up to CEO Daniel Ek

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January 28th, 2014 by Music Ally

It's not a new theory that digital music services will learn more about you and try to use that data to minimise your need for inputs

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