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Spotify Apple Watch

At long last, Spotify will let you download music on Apple Watch

May 21st, 2021

Earlier this week, Apple announced that lossless audio would be coming to its entire library of songs on Apple Music in June, as well as spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos for select tracks. This immediately made waves across the industry, and within hours, Amazon revealed that its own lossless music tier would be …

Spotify vs. Apple

EU accuses Apple of anti-competitive behavior in Spotify antitrust case

April 30th, 2021

A report said a few days ago that the European Commission would issue antitrust charges against Apple in a Spotify case. The music streaming service filed a complaint with the EU’s antitrust regulator, claiming that Apple’s App Store rules “purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience.” Spotify complained about …

Spotify podcast subscriptions

Spotify challenges Apple with its own paid podcast subscriptions

April 27th, 2021

Apple made waves last week during its Spring Loaded event by introducing paid subscriptions for its Apple Podcasts app. As of May, podcasters will be able to offer premium subscriptions to their listeners which can include a number of benefits, from ad-free listening to bonus content to early access for new episodes. Days later, a …

Spotify vs. Apple

EU likely to charge Apple in Spotify antitrust case

April 27th, 2021

Apple’s antitrust case in the European Union (EU) centered around Spotify’s complaints from a couple of years ago will reach an end soon, with the EU expected to bring charges against the iPhone maker by the end of the week. Apple has been at the center of antitrust disputes in the past few years. Some …

Spotify price increase

Bad news: Spotify is about to hit some of you with a price hike

April 26th, 2021

The week began with Spotify making news on multiple fronts, such as with the announcement that, starting today in select markets, a partnership with Facebook means that Spotify users will now be able to discover and enjoy song playback directly from Spotify via a new player insider the Facebook app on both iOS and Android. …

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

Spotify might crush an exciting new Apple service before it even launches

April 23rd, 2021

During its Spring Loaded special event on April 20th, Apple announced that paid subscriptions would be coming to the Podcasts app, allowing podcasters to charge listeners money for access to their shows. Starting this May, all creators will be able to sell premium subscriptions to their shows that can include benefits such as ad-free listening, …

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Spotify has a morning show that I’m addicted to right now

March 6th, 2021

Woody Harrelson’s character in the 1997 movie Welcome to Sarajevo has this great line, where he rakishly declares at one point, “You know, only two good things ever came from England. One, America. Two, The Beatles!” The statement is a gross exaggeration, of course, but it’s the kind of thing that can feel at least …