Pocketnow Daily: Green iPhone XI, along with other Weird Names?! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new iPhone XI lineup with their possible names, MacBook Pros new battery issue and more

Spotify gains 30% paid subscribers in one year, falls short of expectations

Spotify reported its second quarter figures, and the service is growing in all aspects, even though it fell short of expectations and analyst predictions.
Spotify Lite

Spotify Lite consumes less data, works on slow phones and connections

If you have an older, slower phone, or a connection that is slower or the amount of data you can consume is limited, the new Spotify Lite application is for you

Apple says it collects a 15% fee from 0.68% of Spotify users

Apple has now complied and told European antitrust regulators that it collects a 15% fee from about 680,000 of 100 million Spotify premium customers.

The EU wants answers from Apple before it can rule on Spotify’s complaint

The EU said, through its Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, that it needs to hear where Apple stands before it can rule on the Spotify complaint.

Spotify has more than 100 million premium subscribers

Spotify announced a record-breaking quarter and financial numbers, but it also managed to surpass 100 million premium subscribers.

After Spotify’s intimation, Apple and Google both are facing Dutch antitrust probe

The Apple antitrust probe that’s in motion in the Netherlands comes after Spotify’s intimation with the EU, and is related to the App Store.

Apple Music beats Spotify in the United States

According to a recent report, Apple Music managed to surpass Spotify in the United States when it comes to paid subscribers.

Spotify gets last word against Apple for now in European complaint

The Swedish company said that Apple’s response to its complaint goes to the “belief that Spotify’s users on iOS are Apple customers,” not Spotify’s.

Apple vs Spotify: more than just a battle of declarations

The Apple vs Spotify saga goes way beyong declarations and complaints. The two companies are direct competitors in the music streaming business.

Spotify complains to EU about Apple’s “app tax” and platform monopoly

The music streaming company wants Apple to lay off interfering in its customer service, marketing and the payment systems it chooses to use.

Free Hulu for Spotify Premium planholders available through June

Those who are paying for ad-free Spotify can get free ad-supported Hulu content if they link up accounts within the next three months.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e first to feature own phone-to-tablet messaging continuity

It’s a $400 Android tablet that does less than a full-fledged productivity tool, but more than just play pretty movies. It’s the Galaxy Tab S5e.

Want to continue using Spotify for free? Stop using ad-blockers!

Spotify is frowning upon ad-blockers and those who want to continue using the free, ad-supported version, will have to stop using them.

Galaxy S10 Ceramic Back, Galaxy Note X S Pen with camera? – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 Ceramic Back, Galaxy Note X S Pen with camera?

This is the first Spotify earnings report with net income

It plans to continue growing its user base, subscriber base and through acquisitions… but Spotify has no expectations of making money this year.

Spotify announces Gimlet acquisition, also buys Anchor podcast company

Spotify hsa boosted its podcast creds with the buyout of Gimlet, a big-time content producer, and Anchor, a distribution and adserve platform.

Spotify to acquire Gimlet for more than $200 million

A recent report claims that popular music streaming service company Spotify is planning to acquire Gimlet for more than $200 million.

Research house estimates Spotify added 2 million subscribers last quarter

The Swedish music streaming platform is perceived to be facing growth challenges, but patterns seen by one market research firm say otherwise.

Spotify and Wixen settle $1.6 billion lawsuit

Spotify is working on paying money to the people who deserve the credit in making all of the music you stream from Spotify.

Spotify expanding in Middle East, Africa, maybe even India

With more than 1 billion potential customers in the subcontinent, Spotify will have an uphill challenge when it starts from zero.

The Apple Watch gets the Spotify app with limited features

There’s a new app for all Apple Watch users, the first version of Spotify music streaming app is available now for download in the App Store

Spotify Connect soon to let free users play music from smart speakers

Smart speaker developers will be able to allow Spotify free tier users to direct their streaming from their PC or phone to their speaker.

Spotify prepares app for Apple Watch and there’s no offline support

The beta stack has been updated to show that Spotify is indeed working on a watchOS app, but it’ll have to navigate a few challenges.

Get a free Google Home Mini from Spotify for your family account

Spotify has partnered with Google to give away a free Google Home Mini for family account owners starting November 1, 2018.