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Tech & Science Spotify’s free music service is reportedly getting an update

10:57  11 april  2018
10:57  11 april  2018 Source:   cnbc.com

Spotify's stock market debut strikes a chord with investors

  Spotify's stock market debut strikes a chord with investors Spotify's opening act on Wall Street struck a chord with investors betting the unprofitable company's trend-setting music streaming service will maintain its early lead over Apple and other powerful challengers. After several hours of anticipation Tuesday morning, Spotify's shares traded as high as $169 in their stock market debut before falling back slightly. The stock closed at $149.01 — well above its previous high of $132.50 in deals worked out during Spotify's 12-year history as a privately held company.

Recently-listed Spotify is simplifying its service , especially for mobile users, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources. Arador Tech NewsSony to acquire Mubadala' s stake in EMI Music Publishing in .9 billion deal Sony has reached an agreement with Mubadala Investment to acquire

Spotify is developing an updated version of its free music service , according to a report. The recently-listed firm is simplifying its service , especially for mobile users, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources.

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  • Recently-listed Spotify is simplifying its service, especially for mobile users, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources.
  • Spotify leads the music streaming market with 71 million paying users as of December, compared to Apple Music's 36 million subscribers.
  • The company listed on the NYSE directly last week, meaning that no underwriters were involved and no new shares were issued.

Spotify is developing an updated version of its free music service, according to a report.

The recently-listed firm is simplifying its service, especially for mobile users, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources. The new service would let mobile listeners access playlists faster and have increased control over the songs they hear on top playlists, the report said without offering more details.

Spotify might not have got this far without support from this Australian

  Spotify might not have got this far without support from this Australian The CEO of the "fifth" major has been a supporter of Spotify and streamingAfter months of conjecture and warnings, and countless hot takes, Spotify's much-discussed 'non-IPO' actually went off (almost) without a hitch.

Spotify Technology SA is developing a new version of its free music service , the first big product change since the streaming company went public last week, according to people familiar with the matter.

Spotify ' s free service is getting a lot better. Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY Published 10:51 a.m. ET April 24, 2018 | Updated 6:02 p.m. ET April 24, 2018. Spotify is giving away more music for free in an effort to convert free users to premium.

Spotify leads the music streaming market with 71 million paying users as of December, and 159 million active users, compared to Apple Music's 36 million subscribers. The Swedish start-up has never made a profit though, but has said it is prioritizing growth over becoming a profitable business.

Spotify's unusual debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) last week led to debate as to whether Wall Street would continue to lead the initial public offering (IPO) process. The company listed on the NYSE directly, meaning that no underwriters were involved and no new shares were issued.

Spotify was not immediately available when contacted for comment by CNBC. The company's stock was close to the flatline in extended hours trading.

Android P will finally be able to remember your Bluetooth headphone volume settings .
Android P is finally fixing its Bluetooth volume settings with an update that will allow the mobile OS to remember volume preferences on a device-by-device basis, according to Android Police.Now, Android will store the last volume used on each device in a preference file and automatically set back to that the next time you connect to that device. It’s not exactly a big change, but as someone who regularly switches between blasting music through a Bluetooth speaker and listening to music on a pair of headphones, it’ll be nice to not have my eardrums blown out every time I switch between the two devices.

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