While a Centennial port of Spotify already exists in the Windows Store, Microsoft's Alex Kipman has indicated that the native UWP app currently found on Xbox One will appear on Mixed Reality devices.
Another indication foreshadowing the end of Microsoft's music streaming service has appeared in the Groove Music app for Windows 10 Mobile and PC, prompting users to get Spotify ahead of the shutdown.
Today, Microsoft announced that it is discontinuing its Groove Music Pass service, although the Groove Music app will still work for playing music that's stored locally or in OneDrive.
Amazon announced today that users of its Alexa-powered smart speakers can now group the devices together to play music from multiple sources at once, rather than from a single speaker.
Spotify is the newest addition to the list of companies that integrate with Samsung's digital assistant, Bixby. With this integration, users will soon be able to control Spotify's music playback.
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Spotify for Xbox One is now listed on the Xbox Store and will be ready to download on August 8. The app is available for free and premium Spotify customers and comes with Spotify Connect.
The Store listing for the upcoming Spotify app for Xbox One has been spotted, shedding more light on its features as well as its visual appearance. The app is currently being internally tested.
It appears that Microsoft has officially given the public a first look at the upcoming Spotify app for the Xbox One. The music service has been available on PlayStation for nearly three years.
Just a few weeks after Spotify brought its desktop app to the Windows Store, a new app for the Xbox One is now being tested internally. Spotify has been a console exclusive for PlayStation since 2015.
The streaming music business is becoming competitive and Spotify has just added another 10 million paid subscribers to its service. The service has now bumped its paid user base to 60 million.
In a constant battle with fierce competition, Spotify has managed to secure an important contract with Sony Music that will lower the royalty rates that it will pay for songs streamed on its service.
A new mode is currently being tested that will give those who use Spotify while driving an enhanced experience. The app update was meant for internal testing but has somehow managed to go public.
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Microsoft announced last month that Spotify is coming to the Windows Store for PCs. The app's listing appeared earlier today - and now Spotify is actually available for users to download.
Last week, Apple announced that is had amassed 27 million paid subscribers for its Apple Music streaming service. Now, Spotify has offered up its numbers, touting a healthy 140 million active users.
Taylor Swift has changed her stance on streaming services and restored her full catalog to all of the music streaming industry's major services after almost three years since her departure.
In a matter of a few months, Apple has amassed 27 million paid subscribers to its music streaming service. While competitors are still ahead, Apple does not offer an ad-supported free service.
In addition to bringing its Office desktop applications to the Windows Store, Microsoft also revealed today that music streaming app Spotify will soon be available to download from the Store.
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An update to the Cortana app on Android has confirmed that Harman Kardon's new Invoke speaker - which will use voice controls powered by the digital assistant - will support a range of music services.
Spotify is recruiting for someone to "lead an initiative to deliver hardware directly from Spotify to customers; a category defining product akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles".
If you were planning to listen to Jay Z via Spotify or Apple Music - think again. The artist has pulled the majority of his catalog for the time being. Jay Z owns Tidal, a rival streaming service.
Spotify says that it will "only be making critical security updates" to its app for Windows phones, with no further features on the way - but the app will remain functional and available on the Store.
Spotify has increased its subscriber base by another 10 million in less than half a year, growing to 50 million subs since September, and maintaining a significant lead over Apple Music's 20 million.
After 18 months as a Tidal exclusive, Prince's classic Warner Bros. catalog will finally make its way to other popular streaming services during the late singer's Grammys tribute on Sunday night.
The European Commission has proposed new rules under which citizens of the Union will be able to skirt geo-blocking and use their online subscriptions anywhere in the 28-nation bloc.
Revenue across both the App Store and Play Store have increased from approximately $5.2 billion to around $8.7 billion. Spotify, Netflix, Tinder, and LINE contributed the most to the figure.
Spotify appears to be testing design changes to the 'now playing' view for some users of its Android app, including a greater focus on album art, along with revisions to the user interface.
More than a year after launch, Apple's Music streaming service now has 20 million paying subscribers. While that's an impressive user base, it's still only half that of Spotify, Apple's competitor.
Music-streaming app Spotify was seen writing gigabytes of unnecessary data onto users' storage drives. It particularly put SSDs in danger, as it could potentially shorten the drive's lifespan.
It was recently discovered by a Spotify user that the service would randomly open links, which are infested with malware. The issue was seen occurring on a PC, Mac, and Ubuntu computer.
A new report claims that Spotify has entered negotiations to acquire SoundCloud for a rumored $700 million, in an effort to strengthen its userbase against the competition.
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After announcing in March that it had 30 million subscribers, Spotify now says that that number has already grown to 40 million, maintaining a healthy lead over Apple Music's 17 million subscribers.
Boku and Spotify have announced new agreements to enable customers to pay for Spotify with their mobile in both Germany and Italy, reaching agreements with leading network operators in both countries.
New research from ICM Unlimited suggests that music streaming actually increases the sales of vinyl too. The group of people most likely to listen to music on vinyl are those aged between 25-34.
SoundCloud has started its venture into the premium streaming music market with a service called SoundCloud Go, looking to offer a great alternative to Spotify, Deezer, and Apple Music.
According to RIAA's annual report on the state of the music industry, streaming is now the biggest revenue stream, but the industry association thinks the devil is in the details.
Despite the fierce competition from other streaming services such as Apple Music, the Spotify family is now 30 million strong, and it's not showing any signs of slowing down.