UPDATE 1-Spotify to start offering videos A new recommendation function, similar to what rival Pandora Media Inc offers, will let people pick channels based on lifestyle activities, like "songs to sing to in the shower," or "100 plus hits form the 1980 s," the Stockholm- based company said. In a splashy event in New York, Spotify founder and Chief Executive Daniel Ek highlighted the discovery nature of the...
| By: Jennifer Saba
Spotify introduces video, radio service CEO Daniel Ek said that the new service launches Wednesday in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Sweden. The extra content, from partners such as Comedy Central, BBC and ESPN, will be available for both free and premium customers. Spotify enters a competitive market for video streaming that is dominated by Netflix, Amazon.com, and Hulu, but it's getting more crowded of late...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer
Disruptor 50: No 47 Spotify Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a great song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.
| By: CNBC.com staff
Music streamer Spotify revenues topped 1 bln euros in 2014 STOCKHOLM, May 8- Online music streaming service Spotify's revenues leapt 45 percent to top 1 billion euros last year, though its operating loss widened due to product development and expansion costs, its holding company said. Stockholm- based Spotify, which provides free on-demand music or ad-free tunes for paying customers, posted an operating loss of 165...