Confirmed: Nike has picked up Russell Wilsons Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition

Nike has all along been been synonymous with fee sneakers and other plays gear, but now the company could be stretch its firebrand into another area — digital media — thanks to the rumored buy of a Seattle-based startup. TechCrunch…

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Tesla V10.0 car software update adds Smart Summon, Netflix/YouTube, Spotify, karaoke and more

Tesla is rolling out a new software update that lends a batch of new peculiarities to its gondolas. These involving the brand-new “Smart Summon” boast, which will allow cars given with the optional $5,000 full-self driving parcel to automatically drive…

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How Kobalt is betting on musics middle class and DIY stars

Streaming works have procreated music pervasive, driving more journey by purchasers who don’t have to pay for each song or recording individually. Musicians are correspondingly able to find their own niche of fans scattered around the world. How a Swedish…

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How Kobalt is simplifying the killer complexities of the music industry

Backed by over $ 200 million in VC funding, Kobalt is changing the acces the music industry does business and putting more money into musicians’ pockets in the process. In Part I of this sequence, I sauntered through the company’s…

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Spotify users can now share music and podcasts to Snapchat

Spotify users can now share their favorite music and podcasts with friends on Snapchat, the company announced this morning, with lent support for sharing a song, playlist, artist chart or podcast either directly to your friends on Snapchat or to…

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Spotify expands its new Premium Duo plan to Latin America

Spotify’s newest paid subscription, the Premium Duo plan designed for two beings, first launched this spring as a aviator test in Ireland, Colombia, Chile, Denmark and Poland. Today, Spotify says the programme is being more broadly reeled out to 14…

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Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in

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What lower Netflix pricing tells us about competing in India

At a conference in New Delhi early last year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was confronted with a question that his firm has been asked many times over the years. Would he consider lowering the subscription cost in India? It’s a…

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Apple says Spotify exaggerated how much App Store tax it pays

In March, Spotify filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission over the so-called ” Apple excise” and claims of restrictive regulates regarding the App Store. In the time since, Apple has responded with the launch of an internet…

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Spotify advertisers can now target listeners by which podcasts they stream

Spotify is taking the next big step in terms of building out its podcast business: It’s now offering the ability for advertisers to target listeners based on which the different types of podcasts they’re streaming. The corporation says labels will…

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