Informa Telecoms & Media has published research carried out with Spotify, which puts numbers to the streaming music opportunity for European mobile operators. Using data supplied by Spotify and Swedish operator Telia,...
October 19, 2010
Music Ally Report : Speculate to accumulate – mass lawsuits & P2P
- Mass lawsuits and P2P - Windows phone 7 - outlook - Rip it up and start again - Country profile: Portugal - Comment: Jan Nordlund of PlusFourSix
October 14, 2010
INQ confirms it’s working on Spotify phones
Mobile handset maker INQ is relatively new to the industry, but has won attention for its deals with Skype, Facebook, Twitter and other Web 2.0 services. Now it seems the company is working on a Spotify Phone, with CEO Frank...
October 11, 2010
Is Apple actively frustrating Spotify’s US launch plans?
While Spotify still maintains that it will launch in the US this year, US tech sites continue to dig into the reasons why it's taking so long. CNET has a new and startling angle, claiming that Apple is actively dissuading...
October 8, 2010
Spotify adds messaging and sharing features to desktop client
We love Spotify's track-sharing features as much as the next man (even when the next man insists on sending us unlistenable rubbish). However, it's always been lacking the ability to tell someone why you're...
October 6, 2010
Spotify closing in on 10 million users across Europe
How big is Spotify? 10 million users big. Well, it's about to break that milestone anyway.The company is holding a party in London later this month “to celebrate reaching 10 million users across Europe”,...
September 15, 2010
Paul Brown leaves Spotify, and Sean Parker investment revealed
Spotify's SVP of strategic partnerships Paul Brown is leaving the company this week, to join a non-music-industry startup. “I wasn't looking to leave, but this was an opportunity that came along and which...
August 16, 2010
Spotify gets a Linux app
Spotify's desktop app is already available for Windows and Mac, but now the company has taken it to a third platform: Linux. “A lot of our developers are using Linux, obviously they want to listen to music while...
July 13, 2010
Music Ally Report : YouTube slays Viacom
- YouTube Slays Viacom - Gathering Clouds - Piracy Goes Mobile (Again) - Aspiro Takes On Spotify - County Profile: Australia
July 8, 2010
Spotify iOS 4 update makes its iPhone app more social
Spotify's latest update to its iPhone app has been waved through by Apple in less than a week, bringing support for iOS 4's multi-tasking. Spotify can now run in the background, playing music while users do other...
July 2, 2010
STIM hails eightfold increase in Spotify payments
Here's some more datapoints to add to the debate around Spotify's business model: Swedish collecting society STIM says payments from the streaming service to songwriters in Sweden have increased "eightfold" in the last year...
June 30, 2010