Facebook forays into music in India; users can now share hits in posts

Payal Ganguly

Facebook has forayed into music in India, with the social media platform announcing licensing deals with T-Series, Zee Music Company ....

15 March, 2019

After Spotify, Google rolls out YouTube Music in India

Kavya Kothiyal

Google-owned YouTube has officially launched its music streaming service YouTube Music, which is ad-supported, in the country, ....

13 March, 2019

Spotify racks up 1 mn unique users in India in less than a week


Spotify Technology SA, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, said it racked up more than 1 million unique ....

5 March, 2019

Spotify launches in India amid court battle with Warner Music Group

Payal Ganguly

Music streaming service Spotify has launched its services in India, a year after the company leased office space in Mumbai. It ....

27 February, 2019

How software pirates are using Apple technology to put hacked apps on iPhones


Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple Inc to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon ....

14 February, 2019

Spotify inks content deal with T-Series for Indian music

Dearton Thomas Hector

Swedish music streaming app Spotify has entered into a global content deal with music label T-Series, ending months of speculation ....

15 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

Can music streaming apps hit the right notes in India with specialised content?

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

Swedish music streaming app Spotify will soon launch in India as it closes negotiations with leading music labels, according to ....

29 November, 2018

Digital music is booming in India but players can't afford to be one-hit wonders

Binu Paul & Anand J

In a matter of hours last Wednesday, music streaming services in India suddenly came under the spotlight.  First, ....

5 March, 2018

Music streaming service Gaana raises $115 mn from Tencent, Times Internet

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent Holdings Ltd has made another bet in India. This time, it has led a $115-million (Rs 748 ....

28 February, 2018

Amazon to take on Spotify and Apple; launches music service

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon.com Inc. said on Wednesday that it is planning to launch a new on-demand music streaming service with unlimited access ....

13 October, 2016

Spotify in talks to buy SoundCloud

Dearton Thomas Hector

Swedish music streaming service Spotify AB is in advanced talks to buy its German rival SoundCloud, Financial Times reported. It ....

30 September, 2016

Spotify seeks to hire US filings expert as bankers eye IPO


Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish ....

18 February, 2014

Music streaming service Spotify raises $250M led by Technology Crossover Ventures; valued over $4B

Sainul K

Online music-streaming service Spotify has secured $250 million led by Silicon Valley-based Technology Crossover Ventures to boost ....

22 November, 2013

Twitter rolls out music discovery service Twitter #music, how does it work?

Anand Rai

Micro blogging site Twitter has released 'Twitter #music', a new service from the company that enables its users to discover music. ....

22 April, 2013

Skype, Spotify creators hope to inspire European innovation


Angry Birds, Skype and Spotify may all be the product of European creativity, but if the old continent is ever going to challenge ....

22 March, 2013

The savvy network behind Summly

Tim Bradshaw,

It's the perfect dotcom success story: a 17-year-old from south London topping App Store charts with an iPhone app he developed ....

9 November, 2012

How do desi Spotifys stack up against each other & biz models behind free music streaming

Nandana Das

Listening to music without paying for it is nothing new (remember the gadget called radio receiver). But this time around, a bunch ....

27 July, 2012

Pandora, Spotify Face Off In Free Online Music Market


It took decades for music delivery to evolve from vinyl records to CDs and years to go from CDs to MP3 players. Now Internet radio ....

7 May, 2012

Spotify Extends Access To External Sites

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson

Spotify, the digital music service looking to raise funds at a valuation of up to $4bn, is pushing further beyond its own website ....

12 April, 2012

Spotify Adds 500,000 New Subscribers

Tim Bradshaw,

Spotify, has added about half a million new subscribers in the two months since plugging into Facebook's new entertainment platform. Wednesday's ....

24 November, 2011