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Video: Spotify unveils its official iPhone app

Spotify has published a YouTube video of its iPhone app, which is set to be available to premium subscribers on the App Store. Well, in theory - Spotify is still awaiting Apple's approval of the app, which has been a matter...
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About that ‘Spotify killing iTunes’ thing…

After releasing the video demo of its iPhone app this morning, Spotify is getting bags of coverage - much of it focusing on a single question: will its iPhone app prove to be an iTunes-killer?Here's a short answer: No.
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Spotify unsure if Apple will approve its iPhone app

There's huge buzz around Spotify's plans to launch Android and iPhone apps, but the company is unsure whether the latter will even be allowed onto the App Store.
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Spotify on track for US launch this summer

A Forbes interview with Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek gives some details on the company's US plans and overall performance.
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Music firms dominate TechCrunch Europa awards

TechCrunch held its first European awards last night, giving gongs to the best startups from the region.
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Spotify: ‘20% of our streams are from indie labels’

Streaming music service Spotify says that 20% of all tracks streamed by UK users are from independent labels.
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We7 reaching two million users a month

UK-based streaming music service We7 has announced that it's now reaching two million unique users a month. Half of those are playing music on the We7 site itself, and half are accessing it through partnerships with...
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Spotify kicks off audiobook section with Chris Anderson (yes, for free)

Spotify is diversifying beyond music into audiobooks, kicking off with one that will be of interest to many Music Ally readers.
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Reports claim Spotify looking for new funding

Spotify is seeking a new investment of up to £30 million according to The Times - an injection that would value the company at up to £200 million.
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Spotify boss: “We haven’t really started yet”

Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek has been talking frankly about his company's business model and future plans. Is it on target with its revenue forecasts?
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Music sites launch Michael Jackson tributes

You’ve probably already heard that Michael Jackson has died: it’s going to be all over both mainstream and social media for some time yet. Music sites and stores have been quick to post their tributes to the star,...
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Report claims Spotify making 14p per user from ads

The Register claims to have dug up some worrying figures on how much money Spotify is making in the UK from advertising.