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Sources: Apple faces European Union antitrust charge on Spotify complaint

Apple could face an EU antitrust charge sheet in the coming weeks following a 2019 complaint by music streaming service Spotify, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, reach more than a billion listeners

Spotify has said it would nearly double its market presence by launching in 85 new markets in the next few days, making the music streaming service available to more than a billion...

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Spotify to allow employees to work from anywhere

The Swedish music streaming titan, Spotify Technology will allow its employees to work from anywhere, the company announced in a blog post late last week, further upending the futu...

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Spotify outlook weakens as pandemic uncertainty persists

Spotify has forecast revenue and paid subscribers would miss Wall Street estimates this quarter due to growing uncertainty over how long the COVID-19 crisis would last.

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Spotify finally launches its music streaming service in South Korea

Spotify Technology made its long-awaited debut in South Korea, which is the home of the popular K-pop scene and sixth largest market for popular music in the world earlier today.

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What’s going on: EU regulators versus top tech

EU regulators have charged Amazon with distorting competition in online retail and opened a second investigation into its business practices, as antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager ...

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Spotify to buy ad tech firm Megaphone to monetize podcasts

Sweden-based Spotify Technology SA has agreed to buy podcast advertising and publishing platform Megaphone, the latest in a set of a deals to improve its podcast platform.

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Spotify shares falls after Apple launches new services bundle

Shares of streaming giant Spotify fell as much as 7% on Wednesday, following Apple’s announcement of a bundled strategy for many of its services that reduced the price of App...

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Apple rolls out virtual fitness service, subscription bundle, catering to pandemic work-from-home

Apple rolled out a brand new virtual fitness service and a bundle of all its subscribers, Apple One, focusing a holiday-season product launch on solutions that are the backbone of ...

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Fortnite maker sues Apple after removal of game from App Store

Apple Inc on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from its App Store for breaking up the corporation’s in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Ep...

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Spotify revenue misses as COVID-19 deters advertisers

Spotify missed quarterly earnings expectations yesterday and forecast a soft quarter ahead, due mostly to a decrease in ads because the COVID-19 pandemic kept advertisers.

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Apple expands news offerings with audio, local newspaper stories

Apple has expanded its news offerings with audio versions of stories narrated by voice actors for subscribers, a morning newscast hosted by two journalists and more access to local...

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Spotify expands into Russia and 12 other markets

Spotify has launched its music streaming service in Russia, the fastest growing international market for music, and 12 other regions as part of its expansion strategy after breakin...

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Sara, Sonia, Sofia: Spotify plans local versions of hit podcast ‘Sandra’

Spotify Technology plans to announce local language adaptations of a popular scripted podcast as part of the Swedish music streaming company’s strategy to appeal to a wider g...