Tag: streaming media

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Will Netflix’s new ‘Black Mirror’ movie let you choose the ending?

Netflix has finally dropped the trailer for a Black Mirror movie called Bandersnatch, confirming weeks of leaks and rumors regarding the Fionn Whitehead-starring film...
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2018’s top iPhone apps show drop in Snapchat use

Snapchat use drops for the third straight year as YouTube takes the top spot on Apple's recently released list of the most-downloaded iPhone apps...
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Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018

We listened to a lot of Drake and Post Malone this year on Spotify, according to the music streaming giant's yearly roundup for 2018....
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Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly

Streaming giant Spotify today announced that certain indie artists will now be able to upload music directly to to the service, bypassing the need...

Music streaming surpasses CD sales worldwide for the first time

While one might already assume it's the case, it looks like streaming has finally surpassed CDs as the largest music format worldwide, according to...

Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming

Sure, there's a whole lot of music to choose from on streaming services. But it looks like the rise of streaming itself has resulted...

Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC

Confirming earlier reports of a coming public offering from the streaming service, Spotify officially filed to go public with the Security and Exchanges Commission...

Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game

Will Spotify start making speakers and other devices? With the introduction of Apple's HomePod speaker, it looks like the streaming service wants to dip...

Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”

Pretty much everyone knows that musicians get cents on the dollar—if they're lucky—when their songs are streamed on music services. But did you know...

Spotify reveal 2012’s most-streamed songs and artists

Spotify have revealed their most streamed songs of 2012. Unsurprisingly, there are a couple cringe-worthy things, but the presence of art pop breakout artist...