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  • AMAs: Artists split on Spotify after Taylor Swift controversy

    AMAs: Artists split on Spotify after Taylor Swift controversy
    Taylor Swift made headlines earlier this month after making the decision to pull her entire discography off the online streaming service Spotify. Though music industry pundits have heralded Swift’s move as historic, taking a stand against the...
  • Aether Cone, a Wi-Fi speaker that likes to listen

     Aether Cone, a Wi-Fi speaker that likes to listen
    Someday, Siri and the Aether Cone might make perfect speech-recognition soulmates. Not yet. The Cone still qualifies as the world's smartest wireless speaker because it plays requests — as in, "Play Lennie Tristano" or " Play 'Ari Up' by Hollie...
  • Streams to be added to Billboard 200 album chart calculations

    Streams to be added to Billboard 200 album chart calculations
    What’s being described as the most significant change in more than two decades to the way Billboard magazine calculates its album chart positions is set to kick in next week: For the first time, digital streams are to be factored in with the...
  • Google, Apple compete for a place in your dashboard

    Apple and Google want to get in your car. The tech giants have partnered with automakers to bring technology into vehicles that’s familiar and intuitive. Both sides are hoping to solve a problem that has been vexing drivers for years: The...
  • BitTorrent users may be illegal downloaders, but they're not killing the music industry

    BitTorrent users may be illegal downloaders, but they're not killing the music industry
    When Taylor Swift pulled her music from Spotify earlier this month, she brought the high-watt media glare onto a question that's dividing the industry: do on-demand services shrink the pie by turning music buyers into streamers, or do they grow it by...
  • Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad

    Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad
    Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would instantly make it...
  • Time your Thanksgiving turkey — with a Spotify playlist

    Time your Thanksgiving turkey — with a Spotify playlist
    The year that turkeys first began to sport those little pop-up buttons that tell the hapless turkey roaster when the bird is done, my engineer father was thrilled. No more guessing: Science had entered the turkey roasting business. I'm very sure if he...
  • Wu-Tang Clan's new album released on a speaker before it hits stores

    Wu-Tang Clan's new album released on a speaker before it hits stores
    Wu-Tang Clan’s long-awaited comeback album, “A Better Tomorrow,” isn’t due until December, but a few thousand fans already have most of the record. Fans didn’t get the album, the Staten Island collective’s first...
  • Spotify partners with Uber to enable your soundtrack to follow you

    Spotify partners with Uber to enable your soundtrack to follow you
    In a deal with Uber announced Monday, the music-streaming service Spotify will let paid subscribers queue up a personal playlist on their smartphone and expect their tracks to be playing when they climb into the car. The music streaming feature will...
  • Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'

    Randy Newman, coming to Easton, talks of long road after 'Short People'
    For the past 25 years, singer and songwriter Randy Newman has been primarily known for his film scores, and for good reason. Newman has written the music to such iconic films as "Ragtime," "Awakening" and "The Natural," but he's gotten the most...
  • Bono: Don't blame Spotify

    Bono: Don't blame Spotify
    First Jimmy Buffett asked Spotify founder Daniel Ek for “a raise.” Then Taylor Swift pulled all her music from the music-streaming service. Now Bono is riding to Spotify's defense. “The real enemy is not between digital downloads or...