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Spotify to replace Sony streaming music service

Swedish music streamer Spotify will provide the soundtrack for Sony devices, the companies said Wednesday, spelling the end to the streaming music service from the Japanese tech giant that invented the Walkman.

dateJan 28, 2015 in Internet
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Apple asks record labels for exclusive iTunes releases

Apple Inc. has begun pressuring the major record companies to offer new releases exclusively through its iTunes store - a move that would initially block availability on streaming services such as Spotify or Beats Music, ...

dateMar 11, 2014 in Business
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Review: Beats Music proves it has some heart

There's no shortage of music subscription services that offer unlimited streaming for a monthly fee. The conceit of the latest offering, Beats Music, is that its playlists and other recommendations are curated ...

dateJan 29, 2014 in Internet
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Music industry optimistic about Apple-Beats deal

When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more money from other more established companies to sign with Beats By Dre for ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Business
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Twitter data puts music moguls back in the game

Twitter has decided to woo the music industry with a promise to share data on up-and-coming artists in a deal that would whet the appetite of most music lovers. It makes sense for one of the largest social ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Internet
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Spotify snaps up The Echo Nest

Music streaming service Spotify announced Thursday it had acquired The Echo Nest, a company behind technology to suggest songs to listeners.

dateMar 06, 2014 in Business
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Beats buy could broaden Apple's reach

An Apple buy-out of hip headphone maker Beats Electronics could expand the iPhone maker's lucrative domain and play into plans for its next big thing, analysts said Friday.

dateMay 09, 2014 in Business
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