Can JAAK's Blockchain Music Rights Database Succeed Where Others Have Failed? — www.digitalmusicnews.com
With KORD, London-based tech startup JAAK wants to solve a major problem plaguing the music industry: getting artists paid for their work.
There would be several advantages to Spotify signing its own music artists.
Instagram is preparing to let you add music to your Stories, judging by code found inside its Android app.
Check out what each team is attempting to solve.
Warner Music Group sells 75 percent of its Spotify shares for $400 million — www.recode.net
First Sony, now Warner.
Revealed: The most-streamed songs of the 70s, 80s, 90s and more — www.bbc.com
Ed Sheeran and Drake might dominate the charts – but what are the most popular songs of years gone by?
YouTube has a new deal with Vevo to sell music video ads — www.recode.net
Good for YouTube, and for the music labels. What about for Vevo?
Is Spotify the key to determining the country's spending habits? — www.joe.co.uk
The Bank of England has admitted to using Spotify to gain an insight into people’s moods and spending habits. Is this the key to understanding the economy?
Paul Wilson looks for new and different ways to enjoy the audiophile hobby.
Beyond AirPods, ‘True’ Wireless Headphones Developing Into Lucrative Market — www.twice.com
Apple dominates this new “true” wireless category, also referred to as “hearables,” accounting for 86% of the dollar volume in this nascent headphone category.
Cramer: Wall Street got Spotify's quarter all wrong—I'd be a buyer — www.cnbc.com
Jim Cramer explains what went wrong with Spotify’s first earnings report as a public company and why the results weren’t as bad as investors thought.