Spotify and Apple Music clearly dominate the music streaming business in the United States, and they will only keep on growing more powerful
The Spotify download limit for offline listening has been quietly lifted, a company spokesperson told the Rolling Stone magazine.
Sprint had already offered these tie-ins with auxiliary services in one way or another, but not at this discounted price and with big data bonuses.
Only every so often do you come across an annual deal for Spotify. This one's from Costco and even though there's a surcharge for non-members, it's good.
The Pandora Plus subscription will last for a year while the Live Nation partnership, with big discounts on tickets, will go on for a few years.
No need to sideload songs or use weird apps to have a song from your favorite Spotify playlist start your day. Google's native Clock app has it.
The music streaming company remains focused on growth of its user base as opposed to profits. And its recent reporting seems to put it in a good position.
The plans go into effect from July 13 with a price jump for more data and music goodies and discounts for first-weekend subscribers.
Apple Music's growth was measured to be faster than Spotify's in the United States earlier this year and it could go faster through the year.
Why doesn't it allow downloads? It would make sense for people who are on tight data plans. In any case, it's in testing right now.
Both subscription services are available in at least 16 countries and aim to elevate the current music and video streaming experiences in the market now.
Just like top rivals Spotify and Apple Music, Pandora now offers a low-cost family subscription with unlimited skips, offline listening and no ads for up to six users.
Norwegian press have been looking into whether the hi-fi music streaming platform fudged listening numbers for its showcased songs.
YouTube Music is essentially Google's latest, purportedly greatest answer to the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, while YouTube Premium is the new name of YouTube Red, also including a Music Premium subscription.
Last month, Apple had disclosed that it had 40 million paying subscribers and 8 million people on a three-month free trial.
Oddly enough, Spotify was very close to target with market expectations and could have done better with more favorable currency fluctuations. But alas, shareholders went crazy and drove prices south.
After a recent monthly price hike from $10.99 to $12.99, Amazon Prime subscriptions will soon get a little steeper for annual account holders as well.
Finally, Surface Laptop users can sync their iPhones and get software updates for them and just use iTunes. This has been nearly a year in the making.
Look for a new, redesigned Spotify app for iOS and Android in the "coming weeks", providing free access to select on-demand playlists, as well as a more personalized music streaming experience through and through.
Loudr helps cover artists manage intellectual property rights and works to get royalties for mechanical rights from platforms such as Spotify.
Both Spotify and Apple Music have been averaging about 2 million new subscribers per month. Cupertino hopes to shift the dynamic with a new executive at the helm.
Playback control freedom and destined playlist curation for free? Perhaps. Spotify is preparing to raise another crop of users.
You no longer have to be a student to combine Spotify Premium and Hulu Limited Commercials service with a big monthly discount.