April 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify has finally sealed a bundling deal with a big US telco, if Recode’s claim that it’s preparing an announcement with Sprint on 29 April is on the money – and given that it’s been backed up...

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April 7th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

At a time of immense obfuscation over streaming royalties and artist gripes about payments, Beggars Group was one of the few labels to make its rates public. It paid 50% to artists, but intoned that was...

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March 27th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Watch stories about Spotify planning a stock market flotation this Autumn spread across the web in the coming hours, triggered by a report on tech/business site Quartz. "The popular music-streaming...

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March 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: older consumers are sometimes sneeringly regarded as Luddites fearful of that new-fangled internet. However, devices like the iPad and Kindle are ensuring their content consumption is increasingly...

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March 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple's traditional strategy for hardware and digital services alike: bide its time watching other companies do something clunkily, then steam in with a superior product when the time is right. But...

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March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally

And so it begins. After Spotify’s acquisition of The Echo Nest last week, uncertainty reigned over how rival streaming services would continue their use of the latter’s API

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March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Billboard has run a lengthy Q&A with Ken Parks, Spotify's chief content officer and MD in the US, in the wake of the service’s acquisition of The Echo Nest and amid growing rumours of a move towards...

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March 10th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Yes, it’s more Spotify financial news as new details around its acquisition last week of The Echo Nest are being leaked

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March 10th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Last week, we reported on rumours of Spotify being in discussions with banks to raise a credit facility that suggests it is racing towards an IPO.

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