- News tagged "music"
Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014
Spotify's CEO Daniel Ek has just wrote a long blog post defending Spotify and said that the company has thus far paid more than US$2 billion to recording labels, publishers and artists.
Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014
Taylor Swift has never been a big fan of music streaming services, but the artist took things a step further by removing all of her older albums on Spotify.
Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014
As part of last week's new iPhone and Apple Watch announcements, the company also gave all its iTunes customers free copies of U2's new album, much to the annoyance of some of its users. Here's how you can remove them.
Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014
An update to the Shazam app brings new benefits for Rdio subscribers, including the ability to stream a full track after Shazaming it.
Friday, 4 Jul 2014
With Nielsen's recent report on music consumption in the US, it seems like music streaming will soon replace digital downloads, much like how the latter has taken over physical album sales. Read on to find out more.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has reported that global music revenues have increased by 0.3 percent over 2012. This is the first time since 1999 that the music industry has reported an increase in revenue.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
Online retailer Amazon has launched an auto-ripping service which stores free digital copies of selected CDs purchased from its store. Customers can access the music via Amazon's Cloud Player or mobile apps.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
A recent music industry report compiled by the Nielsen Company & Billboard suggests that sales of digital music albums are on the rise, while CD sales are on the decline. More surprisingly, however, is the increase in vinyl sales in 2012.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
Apple has just announced that it will be pushing back the release of the new major iTunes update back a month to November.