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Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon is launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans.

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Instrumental Surf Rock Mix, a playlist by klangspot on Spotify

Enjoy the traditional ‘California Sound’ of the 60s and tracks from all further Surf Rock decades. Curated with passion by Klangspot.com. Genres: Surf Music, Surf Rock, Hot Rod Rock, Garage Rock, Instrumental Rock, Surf Punk, 60s, 1960s, 60s Surf Rock

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Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’

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Spotify Pulls Radio Show By InfoWars' Alex Jones After Widespread Complaints | HuffPost

The streaming service has been bombarded on social media with complaints about the InfoWars founder's presence on the platform.

Music | Music

Apple Music vs Spotify: Which should you choose?

Apple Music and Spotify are the dominant players in the streaming music industry. Spotify just announced they have 75 million paid subscribers with 170 million total active users. Apple recently hi…

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Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app. By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to

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How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

SiriusXM boasts less than half the subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but SiriusXM is booming while Spotify continues to lose money. What’s going on here?

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Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Lawsuit From Publisher Representing Tom Petty, Neil Young, Others – Variety

Spotify has been hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, which handles titles by Tom Petty, Neil Young and others.

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How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

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Taylor Swift’s Return To Spotify Is Outperforming Katy Perry’s New Album ‘Witness’

Katy Perry's new album just dropped, but it's Taylor Swift's back catalogue that's making more noise on Spotify.

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Tinder hooks up with Spotify to match users based on their taste in music | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

Tinder has revealed the next step in its mission to help users meet their perfect match, as Spotify opens up its catalog of songs to the perennially popular dating app.

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Apple fires back at Spotify over app update dispute

In a letter Apple accuses the music streaming platform of asking for special treatment while blasting it for "rumors and half-truths."

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Spotify vs. Apple Music: Is there a difference in sound quality? - CNET

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

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Chicago finds new tax stream: Netflix, Spotify, online gambling - Jul. 2, 2015

Chicago has expanded its taxing power to extend to streaming services. The city's residents will now pay an extra 9% tax to use services such as Netflix and Spotify.

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Taylor Swift may have given us a huge clue about Apple's plans to hurt Spotify

Apple appears to be planning a new music-streaming service that will compete against apps such as Spotify and Pandora, which let listeners hear music for no charge (as long as they listen to ads).

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Six Things You Should Know About Spotify: The Good, The Bad and The Underpaid

Spotify may be popular, but there's plenty of controversy circulating around the service and music streaming in general.

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Leaked music contract hints at impending launch of Amazon's Spotify killer

Amazon is working on a Spotify-like music subscription service, which could launch as early as next month.