Spotify Ltd. said 5 million more users have signed up for its advertising-supported music service since January with the company’s expansion to countries including Australia and New Zealand.
Ken Parks, chief content officer at Spotify Ltd., talks about the company's outlook. He speaks with Jon Erlichman on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)
Music lovers are doing something they haven’t done in years: They’re buying more albums.
Sony Corp. will probably put songs by Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston online in Japan through its streaming music service. The trouble will be finding listeners who haven’t bought them from Apple Inc. in the past seven years.
Google Inc., the world’s largest Internet-search company, introduced a music service that lets people buy songs through the Android Market, stepping up competition with Apple Inc.’s iTunes store.
Spotify Ltd., the music-streaming service, increased paying customers by 25 percent after allowing Facebook users to share and stream music.
Google Inc. entered the online music market today -- almost a decade too late to pose a threat to Apple Inc., the largest seller of songs on the Web.