Music streaming articles

Spotify walks away from SoundCloud acquisition

It looked as if Spotify was about to tighten its grip on the music streaming industry back in September, following reports that the Swedish company was in “advanced talks” to acquire SoundCloud. But according to TechCrunch, the deal is now…

Apple is reportedly in talks to purchase Tidal

Apple is reportedly in discussions with Tidal to purchase the embattled streaming music provider according to people familiar with the matter as reported by The Wall Street Journal.

Rhapsody is changing its name to Napster

It’s rare to see a high-profile company spend years building its brand, only to change its name after the fact. It’s even more unusual to see said company assume the name of a well-known brand with a controversial – some…

SoundCloud's paid music subscription service is finally here

SoundCloud’s long-rumored streaming music subscription service has finally arrived. Dubbed SoundCloud Go, the new service comes hot on the heels of licensing agreements with the "big three" major record labels but don’t worry, the company isn’t abandoning its roots. …