Amazon is reportedly building a ‘Spotify killer’ music service

Amazon could be preparing to challenge Spotify, Apple Music, and other subscription music services with a full-fledged rival that’s much bigger than Prime Music. The New York Post reports that Amazon executives have kicked off licensing talks with the music industry for a Spotify-like offering that would tentatively cost $9.99 per month. Prime Music, a perk that comes included with Amazon’s […]

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Hundreds of Spotify Accounts Leaked in Apparent Hack

Over one thousand email addresses and passwords from the music streaming app Spotify were leaked following a hack attack last week, according to multiple victims who confirmed with Newsweek. Newsweek verified the details of the hack with nine individuals whose email addresses were posted publicly on November 2. One victim claimed he was locked out of his account for three days. Another victim says he […]

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Spotify to Users: Sorry, We Meant to Tell You Sharing Your Data Is Optional

An update to Spotify’s privacy policy caused concern Oops! Music streaming service Spotify alarmed a lot of users with its new privacy policy, but now it’s clearing things up. On Friday, co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek posted a blog post clarifying Thursday’s updates to the company’s privacy policy, which contained mentions of collecting data from users’ photos on their phones, […]

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This Is Apple’s Plan to Kill Spotify

Apple is planning a new music service following the Beats acquisition Spotify’s biggest battle is no longer with Taylor Swift. Apple is working with headphone maker Beats to launch a new subscription-based music service to rival the highly popular Spotify, the New York Timesreported Thursday, citing people briefed on the company’s plans. Appleacquired Beats for $3 billion last May, The […]

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