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Apple is going to put the hurt on Pandora – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

“Apple will soon have a viable and complete streaming service that will put the hurt on the competition, particularly Pandora,” Sean Chandler writes …

Spotify May Be Responsible for Nearly 7% of All Global Music Sales

Irked by pop star Taylor Swift's much-hyped departure from Spotify, the music platform's CEO Daniel Ek took to a blog today to claim that his tech …

Music Industry

More Music Freedom from T-Mobile, adds Google Play, SoundCloud, and Xbox Music

T-Mobile’s Music Freedom program may be less than a year old, but the network has been busy adding new streaming services to it ever since launch. …

Google Play Music

Grooveshark suffers a potentially fatal legal blow in NY federal court

A federal judge in New York said late Monday that free music streaming service Grooveshark has infringed on thousands of major label copyrights.<p>The record labels have for years sought ways of taking the groove out of Grooveshark, and they may have finally managed it.<p>Gainesville, Florida-based …

Will “music as a service” destroy music?

No.<p>However, that it will is the contention by Karim Lakhani and Macro Iansiti on HBR.org. Their post — which contains a number of points including …

Install Samsung's Exclusive Milk Music App on Any Android (No Root Needed)

Back in March, Samsung partnered with Slacker Radio to create a streaming service called Milk Music. For those of us who don't own a Galaxy device, …

Spotify now has 12.5 million paying subscribers

Spotify has hit back at Taylor Swift and other artists who don’t like music streaming services. In a new blog post, the company has announced that it …

SoundCloud Signs Licensing Deal With Warner Music - XXL

It was reported earlier this year that SoundCloud was working on closing prominent deals with major record labels, and it seems that that work has …

Spotify CEO to musicians: Do you want 'zilch' or $2 billion?

An artist in the range of<p>Taylor Swiftcould make more than $6 million a year fromSpotifyat its current size, the music streaming service’s chief executive said Tuesday in a rebuttal to the criticism he’s faced the past week.<p>"Our interests are totally aligned with yours," Daniel Ek told musicians in …

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Spotify CEO Defends Company After Taylor Swift Pulls Albums

A week after Taylor Swift pulled all her music from Spotify, Daniel Ek, the company's CEO, is defending its business model. "Taylor Swift is absolutely right: music is art, art has real value, and artists deserve to be paid for it," he wrote Tuesday in a blog post. Swift, whose album "1989" went …

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