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Rdio offers six-month free streaming but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?, Bytesize

Rdio offers six-month free streaming but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?

Rdio, the ad-free music subscription service popular in the US, has launched a six month free trial for International listeners, but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Tuesday, 29 January 2013 at 7:31 pm

Spotify confirm they are beta testing a browser-based web app, Notebook

Spotify confirm they are beta testing a browser-based web app

Spotify has started beta-testing a brand new browser-based version of its popular music streaming client currently available on both Windows and Mac computers.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 15 November 2012 at 4:56 pm

Why Google should acquire SoundCloud: We need a YouTube for audio, Notebook

Why Google should acquire SoundCloud: We need a YouTube for audio

Google has one puzzle piece missing when it comes to its suite of cloud services, and that’s user-generated audio content. I took a look at what’s missing from Google’s offerings and how SoundCloud has the potential to fill the gap.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 18 October 2012 at 12:40 pm

Spotify partnership brings streaming music to Samsung Smart TVs, Notebook

Spotify partnership brings streaming music to Samsung Smart TVs

Starting with its 2012 E-Series Smart TVs, Samsung will be rolling out a dedicated Spotify app in Europe, making it possible to connect to your Spotify Premium account and stream music directly through your TV.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 10 October 2012 at 2:20 pm

Bringing music to Independent.co.uk: Our Spotify partnership, Uncategorized

Bringing music to Independent.co.uk: Our Spotify partnership

This morning we’ve partnered with Spotify for the launch of their new Play Button.
Spotify are a company on an incredible trajectory, now available in 13 countries (including the US) with over 10 million users and a catalogue of over 16 million songs. Though we’ve been using Spotify playlists for a few years now, our paths [...]

By | | Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 11:07 am

My Thisbit Spotify Playlist, Eagle Eye

My Thisbit Spotify Playlist

I was introduced by a friend at university to the Thisbit school of music criticism. It consists of listening to the chosen track, saying, “Wait”, and then, with an expression of rapture: “Thisbit!”
So what follows is not simply a list of my favourite pieces of music, but of pieces of music with the moments in them that [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 13 March 2012 at 7:13 pm

Le Web: Bigger and better than ever, Notebook

Le Web: Bigger and better than ever

Thinking of Paris in December once conjured up images of Parisians braving the cold as they walk along the banks of the River Seine. Not anymore. Now, for the tech scene at least, December in Paris is all about two words. Le. Web.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 13 December 2011 at 10:26 am

Google to launch iTunes and Spotify rival

Google is to launch a music streaming and downloading service within weeks, according to reports.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Saturday, 15 October 2011 at 2:15 am

Spotify ‘adds one million users’ since unpopular Facebook wedding, Notebook

Spotify ‘adds one million users’ since unpopular Facebook wedding

Music streaming site Spotify has reportedly added one million users in the week following its much-maligned announcement that only people with Facebook accounts would be allowed to join up following the two companies’ integration.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 29 September 2011 at 6:31 pm

Memory Tapes: Spotify playlist, Arts

Memory Tapes: Spotify playlist

The ambient and electro-pop producer Dayve Hawke, better known as Memory Tapes, came to prominence during the burst of so-called Chillwave music a few years back. He’s still going strong and in July releases his new album Player Piano. First single “Wait in the Dark” has been available since May, while you can see the [...]

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 24 June 2011 at 8:00 am

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