Spotify’s next global move is coming

A flurry of news reports has suggested that Spotify plans to launch across the Middle East and North Africa in November, with a new regional headquarters based in Dubai. Spotify has not responded to requests for comments on the stories, but eagle-eyed reporters have noticed that Spotify has started to recruit for positions in Dubai, […]

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Twitter launches new audio-only broadcast feature from Periscope

Twitter now lets you launch live audio-only broadcasts from Periscope Twitter has been testing a new audio-only broadcast feature through its Periscope platform for a few weeks, and the company announced that the feature is now publicly available for all iOS users of the main Twitter app and its live-streaming app Periscope. Once updated, head […]

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BBC Podcasts available on Spotify in the UK

Last week, Spotify made hundreds of BBC podcasts available to subscribers. Listeners in the UK will now have access to a plethora of BBC content from iPlayer Radio and BBC Sounds, including the Desert Island Discs series, Brian Cox and Robin Ince’s Infinite Monkey Cag and Josie Long’s Short Cuts. Spotify is rapidly evolving from music to non-music to […]

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Samsung announces launch of the ‘Galaxy Home’

Last week, Samsung officially unveiled its first ever smart speaker, Galaxy Home. The Bixby-powered speaker is Samsung’s entry into the rapidly growing audio and voice tech landscape and is set to go head-to-head with major players in the smart speaker market. The long-awaited device features a distinctive pebble-like design and sits on three tripod prongs. This interesting look […]

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Amazon Prime Music No.2 in Great Britain for active users

Amazon Prime Music No.2 in Great Britain for active users Everyone knows that the number one music streaming service in Great Britain is Spotify, but who’s number two? Most people would probably answer Apple Music, but the latest entertainment market report from data analysts Kantar Worldpanel suggests that, in terms of active users, Amazon Prime Music has […]

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