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Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music's future

As music industry celebrates second straight year of growth, service hopes to buck trend of tech industry disappointments on Wall Street<p>The world may love the services they provide, but the new generation of tech companies haven’t found much love on Wall Street recently. Spotify, the leading music …

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Tech's Largest Titans Set To Wage War

Two tech giants, Amazon and Google, are going to war over smart speakers.<p>Amazon has a head start and a large advantage in market share, but Google is …

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Songwhip links to songs from Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube all at once

The sheer ubiquity of on-demand music streaming has made it easier than ever to play your favorite jams. Things, however, tend to get much messier when sharing songs with friends – especially when they all subscribe to different services. But there might be an app that turns this ordeal into less …

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macOS 10.13 Wishlist

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off on June 5, and along with a new version of iOS, Apple is expected to introduce the next-generation version of macOS, macOS 10.13. We've heard no rumors on what to expect in macOS 10.13, so whatever Apple introduces will come as a total …

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Trump's iPhone reportedly has just one app: Twitter

Commentary: The US president's favorite social network is also the only third-party app on his phone, reports Axios.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>President Donald Trump doesn't appear to be a man who spreads his technological seed far …

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Why Bill's $12 monthly music subscription is 'more important than electricity'

Bill Rothery was 14 when he bought his first vinyl album.<p>It was 1970 in Woking, England, and for £2 he purchased The Beatles' <i>Let It Be.</i><p>Even at 61, he …

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Apple Poised to Take on Streaming Biz as Services Segment Flourishes

The vast majority of Apple’s revenue still comes from iPhones, Macs, iPads and other hardware. But its Services business has become its …

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Apple Music announces Sigrid as this month’s Up Next artist

Following up on last month’s release, Apple Music has announced that Sigrid is May’s Up Next artist. Up Next is a new documentary artist series from Apple Music that focuses on up and coming musicians.<p>The Up Next series started last month with R&B inspired hip-hop artist 6LACK (pronounced “black”). …

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The Guide to Getting into Soundgarden

Chris Cornell had a voice unlike anyone else. If you're not familiar, here are five sides of Soundgarden to explore.<p>In one of the most memorable scenes from <i>This Is Spinal Tap</i>, Harry Shearer's hirsute bassist Derek Smalls attempts to clear airport security, but keeps setting off the metal detector. …

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Apple’s Rumored Smart Speaker Might Not Be An Echo Killer–Or Even A Smart Speaker

If Apple is diving into the category Amazon created, it may be less about taking on the Echo and more about building out its HomeKit connected-home vision.<p>There are plenty of reasons to take rumors of a new Apple “smart speaker” seriously. Such a product would not only answer a clear desire among …

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Meet the streaming service with 20m users... that's also a record label

One of the most-discussed ideas in today’s record business is the concept of Spotify ‘becoming a record label’ by signing and developing …

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PayPal has some harsh words for Pandora in a lawsuit challenging its logo similarities

In the increasingly crowded music-streaming market, Pandora is being pushed ever further into the margins. Once a pioneer among apps that recommend music, the company has struggled to keep pace as rivals like Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube Music have come on to the scene.<p>So last fall, as part of …

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We no longer know who the biggest pop star in the world is

In June, it’ll be exactly 50 years since the Beatles dropped <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band—</i>a seminal album that shaped its time. As Rolling Stone magazine writer Langdon Winner put it:<p>The closest Western civilization has ever to unity since the Congress of Vienna in 1815 was the week the <i>Sgt.</i> …

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Apple’s re-launched 32 GB iPhone 6 now on sale in the UK

Over the last few months, Apple has quietly relaunched the iPhone 6 in a ‘new’ 32 GB configuration around the world. The company has opted not to sell the product directly, instead distributing the device via carrier partners.<p>The 32 GB iPhone 6 originally debuted in emerging markets, presumably as …

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Apple Inc (AAPL) Cozies up to Finnish Phone Legend While Stealing Android Users

The legal battle between Nokia and Apple has just come to an end. News of this came to the fore in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Both companies …

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Lists & Guides: The Grateful Dead: A Guide to Their Essential Live Songs

<b>A User’s Guide to the Grateful Dead</b><p>By Jesse Jarnow<p>As avatars of San Francisco's ’60s-born counterculture, the Grateful Dead have served as an alternative to American reality for more than a half-century. Performing from 1965 to 1995 with guitarist and songwriter Jerry Garcia, the Dead survive …

Which Music Streaming Service Is the Best?

Not too long ago, you had to <i>pay</i> to download your music — one song or album at a time. Now, we stream any song we want, thanks to the wonders of …

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How to find new music, according to critics, Spotify, and teenagers

How to find new music, according to critics, Spotify, and teenagers<p>The Humming Tree has emerged as one of the city's busiest venues.<p>The Internet has …

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Short-Term Momentum Overshadowed By Longer Term Need For More Revenue Streams

Apple still has momentum to run due to a likely iPhone 8 supercycle.<p>The iPhone and Services segment growth overseas still has Apple reliant on …

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New Apple Music subscribers in some countries won't be able to rock out for free

Even if you hate the design and navigation, one thing has been clear since Apple released its Music streaming service to the world at WWDC 2015: it …

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The Case for a Siri Speaker

Ben Bajarin on May 22, 2017<p>Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Rumors have been circulating Apple will join Amazon and Google and make their own version of a …

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Apple Music's new film chronicles Bad Boy's hip hop legacy

Apple Music's latest documentary is all about Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records. From the looks of the trailer below, it will chronicle the label's ascent and downfall -- in many ways, mirroring Combs's career -- and will of course touch on the death of Christopher "The Notorious B.I.G." Wallace. …

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Apple seemingly stops offering free three-month Apple Music trial in select countries

One of the headlining aspects of Apple Music when it launched in 2015 was its three-month free trial, allowing users a lengthy amount of time to try the service before agreeing to subscribe. This week, however, Apple has seemingly stopped offering the three-month free trial in Australia, Spain, and …

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Apple’s New Spaceship and…Pizza Box

Talk about Apple this week focused on its new headquarters, iPads, and, oddly enough, a pizza box.<p>Earlier this week, <i>Wired</i> published a story about …

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Music streaming gets messy

In the past month, three of the largest music streaming companies all declared major business changes:<p><b>Pandora,</b> which has 81 million users, is …

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Spotify’s music recommendations are about to get even smarter

Spotify isn’t content with simply being one of the world’s biggest music streaming repositories. With its latest move, the music-centric startup aims …

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Hypeman announces Now Playing changes by voice or banner notifications

If you ever listen to radio apps or random playlists that you didn’t create, then you’re probably familiar with how it feels when you can’t quite …

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Imagining the introduction of a "Siri Speaker"

Imagining the introduction of a “Siri Speaker”<p>Rumors abound that Apple is working on a new device similar to the Amazon Echo and Google …

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Forget About Katy Perry's New Single and Listen to the Song Right Under It

God bless Apple Music for its nebulous algorithms and whatever motivates the people behind it to place certain songs in specific places. God bless …

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