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Facebook integrates Spotify, new music functions added

Facebook integrates Spotify, new music functions added

By 22 September 2011

Facebook has incorporated Spotify directly into its news feed, adding music posts and play buttons to updates.  The new Spotify functionality was announced by Facebook at the F8 developer conference. Music itself will be incorporated into a dedicated... >>

Spotify co-founder hopes to save music industry

Spotify co-founder hopes to save music industry

By 24 September 2010

Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek claims that illegal downloading has irreparably damaged the music industry's traditional ways of selling "records", but cloud computing could find new ways of generating much needed revenue. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal Europe’s... >>

Spotify CEO rubbishes cannibalisation claims

Spotify CEO rubbishes cannibalisation claims

By 3 March 2010

Spotify's CEO, Daniel Ek, has taken to the stage at a Financial Times conference in London and told the audience that his company is most resolutely not killing music. The charge has been levelled at the service, which offers free streaming in exchange... >>