YouTube is launching a revamped, standalone streaming music service as part of an effort to step up competition against fast-growing rivals like Spotify and Apple Music.
Spotify on Tuesday announced a major expansion of its free service, hoping that a more option-rich platform will boost its ambitions to make music streaming even bigger worldwide.
It may not be a buy-one-get-one-free deal, but an offering from Spotify and Hulu comes pretty close.
In the race for global music streaming supremacy, the gap between Spotify and Apple Music is getting smaller.
Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.
Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced Saturday he would purchase 50 percent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a foothold after its launch 18 months ago.
Electric carmaker Tesla said Thursday it was considering ways to enter music streaming amid a report it may launch a unique new service.
Pandora is raising cash to help it take on Spotify and other streaming music services.
When it comes to subscription music services, Spotify and Apple dominate the market. But a third big player in the music industry is about to offer consumers another choice.
Internet radio company Pandora is launching an on-demand music service for $10 a month.