Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Pandora Has Mixed Q4 Earnings With $336M Revenue And 3.8% Growth To 81.1M Listeners
/ February 11, 2016 2:45 pm
Pandora Has Mixed Q4 Earnings With $336M Revenue And 3.8% Growth To 81.1M Listeners

TechCrunch reports "Amidst rumors that it’s trying to sell itself, Pandora missed on its Q4 2015 earnings report where it said it had 81.1 million listeners, up from 78.1 million in Q3 but down from 81.5 million a year ago. Pandora saw $336 million revenue and $0.04 earnings per share, compared to expectations of $332 million and $0.07 EPS. Q4 total listening hours hit 5.37 billion, up 4.5% quarter-over-quarter and 3% since a year ago.". Read More

WhoSampled taps Spotify to show you who covered, remixed, or sampled your favorite songs
/ February 8, 2016 12:11 pm
WhoSampled taps Spotify to show you who covered, remixed, or sampled your favorite songs

VentureBeat reports "WhoSampled isn’t always on the mainstream startup radar, but the London-based company has been building a solid product over the past eight years, one that unearths the veritable spider web of connections between your favorite songs. And with the company’s latest update, users will now be able to connect the dots between more than 30 million tracks on Spotify.". Read More

POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT APP FABRIC LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC SPINOFF FAB.FM TO EMPOWER MUSIC FANS TO EASILY BUILD, SAVE AND SHARE PLAYLISTS
/ February 8, 2016 11:48 am
POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT APP FABRIC LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC SPINOFF FAB.FM TO EMPOWER MUSIC FANS TO EASILY BUILD, SAVE AND SHARE PLAYLISTS

Fabric has launched its new music spinoff, Fab.fm, now available on the web and mobile web at www.fab.fm. Fab.fm taps the current popularity of Tinder style swipe to create a personalized discovery platform for music fans to quickly and easily build their own custom playlists. Playlists can then be saved to Fab.fm and to their favorite music services like Spotify. Read More

Pandora Revamps Its App To Better Compete With Spotify, Apple Music
/ January 28, 2016 9:22 am
Pandora Revamps Its App To Better Compete With Spotify, Apple Music

TechCrunch reports "Pandora today rolled out a series of new features that, again, are aimed at making the streaming music service more competitive with the likes of Spotify and other competitors. As you may recall, the company recently introduced “thumbprint radio” – a way for the service to create a mix of user favorites and recommendations, which seemed a shot against Spotify’s “Discover Weekly” playlist.". Read More

Spotify Raises Half a Billion — Can It Hold Off Apple Music?
/ January 28, 2016 9:16 am
Spotify Raises Half a Billion — Can It Hold Off Apple Music?

Billboard reports "Can Spotify, the world's largest music subscription service, grab an even larger share of the market? A report from Swedish outlet SvD Naringsliv says Spotify is seeking to raise $500 in convertible bonds. The news arrived the day after Apple confirmed an earlier report claiming its streaming subscription service had acquired 10 million subscribers in less than four months.". Read More

Amazon is reportedly building a ‘Spotify killer’ music service
/ January 28, 2016 9:10 am
Amazon is reportedly building a ‘Spotify killer’ music service

The Verge reports "Amazon could be preparing to challenge Spotify, Apple Music, and other subscription music services with a full-fledged rival that's much bigger than Prime Music. The New York Post reports that Amazon executives have kicked off licensing talks with the music industry for a Spotify-like offering that would tentatively cost $9.99 per month.". Read More

Spotify to Launch Video Vertical with Content from ABC, Conde Nast, Adult Swim and Others This Week
/ January 25, 2016 10:16 am
Spotify to Launch Video Vertical with Content from ABC, Conde Nast, Adult Swim and Others This Week

Spotify is getting serious about video: The music streaming service will start to add videos from a variety of publishers to its mobile apps this week. Some of the publishers that are part of the initiative include ABC, Condé Nast Entertainment, TBS, Fusion, Comedy Central, Maker Studios and others. . Read More

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