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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DEEZER RAISES $185M AS NEW INVESTMENT VALUES COMPANY AT OVER $1BN

Music streaming platform Deezer has secured another €160m ($185m) investment from a group of investors. This group includes existing investors such as Access Industries and Orange, in addition to the Kingdom Holding Company and Rotana. The final investor in the €160m round was LBO France. According to a press release, the new investment values Deezer […]

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Spotify now has 83m subscribers, up 8m in three months

Spotify has officially revealed its latest official subscriber numbers – and they’re sure to get the music business talking. As part of its Q2 2018 fiscal announcement today (July 26), Daniel Ek’s firm has just revealed that it ended the month of June with a global paying subscriber base of 83m. That was up by […]

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