February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The purchase of WiMP and Tidal’s parent company Aspiro by Jay-Z’s Project Panther looks a done deal, given that it’s already been approved by the company’s board and major shareholders. However,...

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February 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We sent out an alert on Friday about the news that a company owned by Jay Z has tabled a bid for Aspiro, the parent firm of streaming services WiMP and Tidal. Industry consultant Mark Mulligan pegged...

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January 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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It's a good day if you like streaming music surprises: Jay Z is buying Aspiro, the Scandinavian company behind streaming services WiMP and Tidal. Project Panther, a company owned by the rapper's S. Carter...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Aspire announced plans to rebrand its WiMP HiFi streaming service as Tidal for non-Scandinavian markets earlier this year. Yesterday Tidal went live in its first two countries: the US and UK. The details...

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September 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Scandinavian streaming music service WiMP is launching in the US and UK, and sensibly, has come up with a new brand that has less connotations of weakness. The new service will be called Tidal, and it...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

On the face of it, Christopher Hart’s promotion from chief financial officer of streaming service WiMP to a similar role at its parent company Aspiro is a standard internal promotion story. However,...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Scandinavian streaming service WiMP has launched a new web player, following a well-trodden path by rivals like Spotify, Deezer and Rdio of being available in web browsers rather than just as a dedicated...

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March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China where huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers

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March 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China. Huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers will not only access music but also...

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