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Silicon Valley, Wall Street taking notes on Spotify debut

6 months, 14 days ago
NEW YORK: Spotify Technology's unusual route to becoming a public company is a test case for other multibillion-dollar tech companies that are looking to sell their shares but are not in need of cash. On Tuesday, investors will be able…

Drake breaks new streaming record – in video games

7 months ago
NEW YORK: Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming -- this time in video games. The most streamed artist on Spotify, whose latest hit "God's Plan" has spent the last seven weeks at number one on the US singles chart,…

Spotify plans to list shares, fend off Apple and Amazon

7 months, 16 days ago
Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday filed for a direct listing of its shares, laying out financial data for the first time that cheered some analysts but led others to question how it could turn a profit from its growing subscriber…

‘Experience – running nation’: Spotify offers Obama job

1 year, 9 months ago
NEW YORK: If President Barack Obama is still wondering what to do when he leaves office next week, he has a ready job offer - from Spotify. The world's leading streaming service on Monday advertised an opening for "President of…

Apple Music attracts 20 million subscribers

1 year, 10 months ago
NEW YORK: Apple's streaming service says it has reached 20 million subscribers, showing quick growth as the tech titan tries to close in on sector leader Spotify. Apple Music launched in June 2015 as Apple, which revolutionized digital…

Rihanna, Metallica to headline anti-poverty concert

2 years, 2 months ago
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Pop superstar Rihanna and heavy metal greats Metallica and will headline the latest Global Citizen Festival, which will mobilise fans to fight the world's most extreme poverty.

Amazon preparing to launch streaming music service

2 years, 4 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com Inc is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with rival offerings from Apple Inc and Spotify, according to two people with knowledge of the…