Issue 565: Spotify Unaware of Personal User Data Shared by Facebook; SiriusXM to Air Live Concerts on New Year’s Eve

Spotify Says It Was Unaware of Personal User Data Shared by Facebook
Spotify Says It Was Unaware of Personal User Data Shared by Facebookvariety.com
Spotify was one of many companies to which Facebook granted vast access to users’ personal data, but streaming service says it was “unaware”

A Lawsuit Against Apple’s App Store Could Be Big For Spotify
A Lawsuit Against Apple’s App Store Could Be Big For Spotifywww.rollingstone.com

Supreme Court ruling in App Store pricing model case could benefit all non-Apple music-streaming services.

Dean Martin's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Hits Top 10 On Digital Song Sales Chart
Dean Martin's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Hits Top 10 On Digital Song Sales Chartwww.billboard.com
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” hits the top 10 of Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart for the first time.

SiriusXM to Air Live Concerts by Post Malone, Phish & More on New Year's Eve
SiriusXM to Air Live Concerts by Post Malone, Phish & More on New Year's Evewww.billboard.com
SiriusXM has announced plans to air concerts by Post Malone, Phish, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson and more on New Year’s Eve.

Apple Music to open offices at May Hosiery site in Wedgewood-Houston
Apple Music to open offices at May Hosiery site in Wedgewood-Houstonwww.tennessean.com
The streaming music and video service joins Spotify and Pandora, who already have Nashville offices.

How Much Do You Spend on Music?
How Much Do You Spend on Music?audiophilereview.com

Steven Stone looks at his musical software budget over the years…

Gaana unveils intriguing ad campaign highlighting the advantages of music streaming
Gaana unveils intriguing ad campaign highlighting the advantages of music streamingwww.radioandmusic.com
Gaana unveils intriguing ad campaign highlighting the advantages of music streaming | Radioandmusic.com

Japanese Music Chart Oricon Announces New Charts That Reflect Streaming
Japanese Music Chart Oricon Announces New Charts That Reflect Streamingwww.soompi.com

Oricon has announced new charts which will include streaming counts. Oricon has established the new Weekly Combined Singles Chart, Weekly Combined Album Chart, and Weekly Streaming Chart.

Are VR And AR The Future Of Live Events?
Are VR And AR The Future Of Live Events?www.forbes.com
New technologies, especially VR and AR, are having a huge impact on the events industry.

'Apple Music for Business' streaming service might be in the works
'Apple Music for Business' streaming service might be in the worksappleinsider.com
A version of Apple Music with public performance licensing in mind might be coming soon, given that Apple has filed trademark applications for “Apple Music for Business.”

Why Is Spotify Charging Half Price In Some Of The World's Richest Countries?
Why Is Spotify Charging Half Price In Some Of The World's Richest Countries?www.hypebot.com

Spotify is on the verge of launching in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and with that comes news it will charge the local equivalent of about $5 per month , or half of what it charges in the US and Europe.

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