Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference used to be the stuff of legend. We waited with bated breath for groundbreaking innovation. But… this year’s WWDC didn’t feature the significant product launches of yesteryear. Instead, the crowds watched the unveiling of Apple Arcade – the games subscription service. On the one hand, it indicates the growing importance ‘services’ […]
At media companies, 2018 might be remembered as the year that someone finally got data sharing right. To be sure, there were some missteps. Facebook’s series of data scandals cost the social network around a quarter of its value. But Twitter, Google, Reddit, Snapchat, and even Facebook each tweaked their privacy policies to better balance […]
How Apple’s competition stacks up.
How unlimited access changes our relationship with music.
Let’s hope it’s not another ho-hum Galaxy exclusive.
So long, bizdev 2.0.
For $7.99, YouTube Music Key offers ad-free listening.
At a 50% discount, too.
Chromecast owners get a free streaming-music subscription.
Amazon Prime Music has a lot less to do with music and a lot more to do with Prime.
Turns out people don’t like automatically sharing everything they do to Facebook—and with a change to its software, the social network has finally acknowledged that.
We spent some time with the reinvented Sonos app—which may be the key to the modular speaker-maker’s survival.
TV and social media? It’s complicated.
Dr. Dre’s new streaming music service looks to have learned from the mistakes of Spotify, Pandora et al.
Giving out freebies Oprah-style may not be enough to keep the streaming-music service afloat.
Spotify is giving users free access on smartphones, but only if you hit “shuffle.”
The streaming era is the next music industry ice age.
Finally we know how much musicians make per stream—and boy, is it not much.
The more we put into our digital devices, the less we seem to own it. Something’s got to give.
With the launch of All Access, Google joins the streaming music business. Why the giant could disrupt the space dominated by Spotify and Rdio.