Spotify acquires the music intelligence/discovery company that powers its competitors

Justin Kahn

TS Addict
Spotify has now acquired music discovery and intelligence company The Echo Nest, according to an announcement made this morning. The Echo Nest is a company that specializes in music discovery and playlist AI among other things, its music recommendation technology...

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TS Evangelist
Good move, Spotify! Reminds of the Apple/Samsung relationship where they were fighting in the market and the courtroom, but Samsung was making the chips for iPhones.