05/23/2016, 01:05 pm
Looking to hold onto its dominance in the music streaming space, Spotify on Monday launched an upgraded Family plan, matching similar ones from Apple Music and Google Play.
05/09/2016, 04:05 pm
Spotify has actually seen its business accelerate since Apple Music was launched in June 2015, a vice president with the company said on Monday, crediting the extra attention drawn to streaming services.
05/09/2016, 12:05 pm
Music streaming service Spotify on Monday announced plans for 12 new original video series, in a move which could further intensify competition with second-place rival Apple Music.
03/31/2016, 12:03 pm
Despite earlier promises by the rapper, Kanye West's complete The Life of Pablo album should appear on Apple Music and Spotify on April 1, a report said on Thursday.
03/29/2016, 03:03 pm
Subscription music streaming service Tidal announced Tuesday that it has 3 million paid subscribers who signed on in its first year of availability, a number that lags behind the likes of Apple Music and Spotify.
02/17/2016, 11:02 am
In the face of intense competition from Apple Music and free alternatives like YouTube, streaming provider Spotify is working to entice consumers to sign up for its premium service by offering Google's Chromecast gratis to new subscribers.
01/25/2016, 01:01 pm
Spotify is taking its first steps into streaming video with an Android rollout this week, followed by the introduction of iOS support the next, the company announced on Monday.
12/29/2015, 05:12 pm
In an escalation of the battle over streaming royalties, a new class action lawsuit is asking for at least $150 million in damages from Spotify for allegedly streaming songs without proper licensing.
12/08/2015, 07:12 pm
Streaming music giant Spotify is apparently buckling under the load of increased competition from the likes of Apple Music, as a report on Tuesday claims the service is considering a new content "windowing" policy that would make music from select artists available only to paying subscribers.
11/19/2015, 02:11 pm
Singer Adele's new album, 25, reportedly won't be made available on streaming services like Apple Music or Spotify when it launches on Friday.
11/05/2015, 01:11 pm
Facebook on Thursday inaugurated "Music Stories," a new kind of post format allowing people to listen to previews of songs or albums from various music services without having to switch apps.
09/29/2015, 04:09 pm
At a Tuesday press event, Apple rival Google announced a wide slate of new hardware including two new Nexus phones, new Chromecasts, and the Pixel C Android tablet.
Survey: Majority of current Apple Music trial users likely to pay for subscription [update with reply from Apple]
08/18/2015, 01:08 pm
Most consumers still using the three-month free trial of Apple Music say they are likely to continue paying for a subscription after the period ends, new survey data shows, though a significant portion may have dropped off soon after trying the service.
08/10/2015, 04:08 pm
Although it should continue to provide a free, ad-supported tier, Spotify is reportedly planning to limit some of its music content to Premium subscribers in reaction to pressure from record labels.
07/20/2015, 05:07 pm
Spotify on Monday launched potential Apple Music curation competitor Discover Weekly, a new playlist feature promising more personalized recommendations for its on-demand streaming service.
07/08/2015, 04:07 pm
In an effort to bypass Apple's 30 percent cut of all App Store purchases, and in the wake of the launch of Apple Music, Spotify has begun emailing customers who subscribed through their iOS to convert their subscription to a Web-based one and save $3 per month.
06/10/2015, 10:06 am
With the debut of the competing Apple Music service only weeks away, Spotify on Wednesday announced that its total subscriber base has climbed to 75 million people, 20 million of whom are subscribers to its more profitable Premium tier.
05/20/2015, 04:05 pm
Music service Spotify on Wednesday announced a slate of major changes -- including the addition of videos, podcasts, and mood-based playlists -- while Facebook officially expanded Messenger video calls worldwide.
05/18/2015, 06:05 pm
Spotify on Monday announced a joint initiative with Starbucks that will see the world's largest coffeehouse chain stream its music in stores, promote premium Spotify subscription tiers and grant current users access to Starbucks' rewards program.
05/15/2015, 10:05 am
Major record labels Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment are both reportedly proposing that Spotify end its free, ad-supported on-demand music in a bid to push people into paid subscriptions.