Streaming music

  1. Business Matters: Five Ways Sprint Will Help Spotify

    April 17, 2014 11:25 AM EDT The news this week that Sprint could be announcing a partnership with Spotify at its April 29 press event was just the latest in a multitude of pairings between streaming music services and telecommunications companies. Related Articles Is Beats M ...

  2. Beats Music Buys Topspin

    March 04, 2014 11:13 AM EST Beats Music's Chief Executive Ian Rogers on Tuesday announced his company is acquiring Topspin Media, a platform that lets artists sell merchandise and albums directly to fans. Beats Music Hires Ex-Gang of Four's Dave Allen as Artist A ...

  3. Beats Music Hires Ex-Gang of Four's Dave Allen as Artist Advocate (Exclusive)

    February 25, 2014 7:00 PM EST In an effort to address the critics of streaming music head on, Beats Music has hired Dave Allen, the former bass guitarist for the post-punk band Gang of Four, to be the company's public face and chief advocate. The newly created positi ...

  4. The State of Streaming Music As Beats Music Launches

    January 21, 2014 8:51 PM EST Beats Music's launch in the United States provides a good opportunity to reflect on the state of streaming music.   On-demand music streaming services have come far in the last five years. The first generation of services, such as Rhapsod ...

  5. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Announces Led Zeppelin Deal, Free Mobile Service at New York HQ

    December 11, 2013 11:32 AM EST Spotify on Wednesday made the launch of a free streaming service for tablets, both iPads and Android devices, and other mobile devices official. So far, mobile access required users to pay for a premium version of the otherwise free -- advertisi ...

  6. Google's Vice President of Content, Jamie Rosenberg, Talks All Access: Q&A

    May 15, 2013 5:48 PM EDT Google, which on Wednesday unveiled its All Access music streaming service as part of its I/O conference for developers, continues to expand its music offerings, in spite of heavy competition. The service, initially available only in the U.S., o ...