Tag: spotify

Read More

7digital launches US downloads store

European music retailer 7digital has launched its US store, undercutting iTunes with individual MP3 tracks selling for $0.77 and albums for $7.77.
Read More

Spotify buddies up to PayPal

Streaming service Spotify isn't all about the free music. No, there are also paid subscriptions, and in a bid to make them more accessible Spotify has now integrated with online payments system PayPal.
Read More

Music Ally Report: Spotify: The backlash begins

Our lead examines questions about Spotify's model and long-term from its rivals.
Read More

Court rules that Pirate Bay lay judge is at risk of bias

Remember how one of the lay judges in the upcoming Pirate Bay appeal was found to be employed by Spotify?
Read More

SpotifiTunes helps people migrate from iTunes to Spotify

Well, it kind of does, but not quite as well as you'd like. SpotifiTunes lets people upload the metadata for their iTunes library, and turns it into a big list of links to the albums and tracks that are available on Spotify.
Read More

Labels agree Spotify-employed lay judge should not sit in Pirate Bay appeal

We reported earlier this week about a new controversy in the ongoing Pirate Bay court saga - that a lay judge due to sit in the appeal case is actually employed by Spotify.
Read More

Lord Mandelson slams illegal file-sharing (again)

As the debate around file-sharing and the UK government's proposed anti-piracy legislation continues to swirl, business secretary Lord Mandelson has jumped back into the discussion, during a visit to the BRIT School in Croydon.
Read More

Lay judge in Pirate Bay appeal case works for… Spotify?

Swedish media are reporting that one of the lay judges set to hear the appeal case of the four Pirate Bay co-founders is an employee of streaming music service Spotify.
Read More

Now dodgy sites are giving away free Spotify Premium accounts

We wrote about the Save Spotify website recently, which touted tech that would rip Spotify streams to MP3 files.
Read More

Spotify boss reveals (some) statistics

Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek made an appearance in London last night at a Glasshouse event, to be quizzed on-stage about his company and its plans.
Read More

Spotify mulling different approach for US launch

The Wall Street Journal has an intriguing quote from Spotify's Andres Sehr on its planned US launch, saying that the company is "looking at a slightly different model in the US".
Read More

Spotify goes invite-only in the UK again

What impact will the launch of Spotify's iPhone and Android versions have on signups?