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Is Facebook about to launch an Apple Music and Spotify rival?

Is Facebook about to launch an Apple Music and Spotify rival?

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Facebook is to take on Apple, Spotify, Deezer, Tidal and a host of other music streaming services if rumours are to be believed. Music business site Music Ally claims that the social media giant is not only looking to introduce music videos to its offering... >>

Like Apple Music, Tidal encourages families to share a discounted account

Like Apple Music, Tidal encourages families to share a discounted account

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Jay-Z's music streaming company Tidal is responding to the launch of Apple Music and its rapid rise in popularity by also offering a family account for members, which gives discounts for additional subscribers in a family unit. However, unlike Apple Music,... >>

Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

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Figures from the Official Chart Company show that online streaming is rapidly becoming the UK's favourite way to consume music content. In the first six months of 2015 Brits listened to 11.5 billion tracks streamed from services such as Spotify, Deezer... >>

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

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One of the major questions we had about Apple Music on its launch at WWDC last month is will it be available through Sonos speakers like major rivals Spotify, Deezer and Tidal? The answer is yes, it seems. Apple has confirmed that it is working closely... >>

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

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After Apple announced that its new Apple Music streaming service would offer a three-month free trial, the world rejoiced. But there was more to it than met the eye. According to an open letter written by Taylor Swift to Apple, artists would be the ones... >>

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

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Apple is set to unveil its own music streaming service, to tackle the likes of Spotify, later today from its World Wide Developer Conference. According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple's announcement will come later today. This will be the first music... >>

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

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Now that Tidal is emerging from its beta status, Sonos has cemented its partnership with the music-streaming service. Sonos owners are officially able to stream high-quality music over the Tidal service, which was recently bought by one of Jay Z's company... >>

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

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Deezer has today released its Elite service of high quality music streaming for Sonos customers. The Deezer Elite service first launched in the US, before becoming available to Sonos owners in the UK last month has added a lossless FLAC music streaming... >>

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

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Spotify has announced new app integration in its desktop platform that signifies the end of third-party apps on Spotify once and for all. Spotify announced back in March 2014 that it would no longer be updating its apps. Most have still been accessible... >>

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

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Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage offerings from 20,000 songs to a whopping 50,000 tracks. For those that want to keep their owned music files but also like to stream, rather than carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal.... >>