Spotify built the world’s largest audio-streaming service by convincing millions of people around the world to pay for music. CEO Daniel Ek now sees an even bigger opportunity in advertising.
Streaming music giant Spotify Technology has finally launched one of the most requested features to South African users – a discounted family plan allowing family members to get access for R99.99/month.
Naspers affiliate Tencent is looking to bring its paid music app Joox to some of Africa’s most populous countries after the streaming service proved a hit in Southeast Asia.
Apple has relaxed a controversial policy that took a 30% cut of payments when video apps on its platform sold television shows and movies.
Apple is considering giving rival apps more prominence on iPhones and iPads and opening its HomePod speaker to third-party music services after criticism the company provides an unfair advantage to its in-house products.
Internet-enabled industry disruption defined business strategy in the 2010s, but as 2020 begins, that era appears to be winding down.
The streaming singularity has arrived, as the largest video service is making a show about the largest audio service.
When it comes to many of Apple’s latest services, iPhone users in China are missing out. Podcast choices are paltry, Apple TV+ is off the air, news subscriptions are blocked and Arcade gaming is nowhere to be found.
Apple on Thursday launched its Apple Music service on the Web, opening up access to users to who prefer a browser instead of an app.
Spotify Technology plans to sell a more expensive version of its music service in Scandinavia, a test to see whether it can raise prices around the world, according to people familiar with the matter.