Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Spotify, now with improved discovery and Metalllica’s music
/ December 6, 2012 10:04 am
Spotify, now with improved discovery and Metalllica’s music

Spotify today showcased an updated version of its player and its options, mostly geared to improve discovery, and surprised the media by welcoming Metallica’s music to its catalog and the band’s drummer Lars Ulrich to the stage. Read More

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Spotify secures $100m; Coca-Cola an investor
/ November 14, 2012 12:30 pm
Spotify secures $100m; Coca-Cola an investor

Coca-Cola, which is no stranger to music-related marketing, is taking a minority stake in Spotify. The deal is part of a new round of financing expected to bring in $100 million and value the music service at $3 billion. Read More

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Facebook plugin addresses ‘frictionless sharing’ backlash
/ September 21, 2012 10:44 am
Facebook plugin addresses ‘frictionless sharing’ backlash

Remember Mark Zuckerberg’s love of “frictionless sharing,” the philosophy that everyone wanted to share everything, so Facebook would do it for you? It’s starting to look like Facebook wishes you’d forget. Read More

Research: digital music is led by Apple and Pandora
/ September 19, 2012 3:03 am
Research: digital music is led by Apple and Pandora

When it comes to digital music, Apple and Pandora are the market leaders in their respective sectors, according to a new report from the NPD Group. Read More

The Echo Nest tunes in $17.3m for smarter music services
/ July 12, 2012 9:44 am
The Echo Nest tunes in $17.3m for smarter music services

In an indication of music services’ growing sophistication, music intelligence platform the Echo Nest has closed a $17.3 million financing round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Read More

Yahoo and Spotify in global harmony for on-demand music
/ June 27, 2012 4:27 am
Yahoo and Spotify in global harmony for on-demand music

Yahoo and Spotify announced a global content distribution and promotion agreement, a deal which eliminates Rhapsody as Yahoo’s on-demand music partner. Read More

App Center will broaden Facebook’s revenue base
/ May 10, 2012 11:51 am
App Center will broaden Facebook’s revenue base

Facebook today unveiled its own App Center, a move that will broaden its revenue base as it prepares for its floatation. Read More

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