Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Friday, March 3rd, 2017


SPOTIFY TOPS 50M SUBSCRIBERS AS GROWTH RATE SLOWS DOWN Snap’s IPO was a success. Now it has to prove it’s not Twitter. SXSW CEO on Immigration Controversy: ‘We Have Never Reported an International Artist to Immigration’ HOW WILL AI AND CHATBOTS HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE MUSIC INDUSTRY? Snap may get music where Facebook and… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017


Spotify is preparing to launch a Hi-Fi music tier Ford Replaces CD Player With Streaming Music In New Vehicle Mondo.NYC Returns In October For Second Year Here’s what you need to know about Snapchat’s IPO Amazon Launches Indian Entertainment Channel for U.S. Prime Members

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017


SPOTIFY IS REMOVING ITS INBOX AND MESSAGING FEATURE UK Music Biz Calls For Gov’t Intervention After Majors Fail To Act On Transparency Facebook Video launches for Apple TV with support for live streams The day Amazon S3 storage stood still The Xbox Game Pass is a $9.99 Spotify-like game subscription

Daily News Highlights: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017


One billion hours of YouTube are watched every day SoundCloud’s new $5 a month service has the best features for half the price Millions in Unpaid YouTube Royalties Up for Grabs Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel Explains What Happened During Best Picture Mix-Up Facebook now ranks your ❤️️’s above your 👍’s

Daily News Highlights: Monday, February 27th, 2017


SHAZAM GENERATES ‘30M CLICKS PER MONTH’ TO MUSIC-STREAMING SERVICES Oscars Accountants Apologize for Snafu, Vow to ‘Investigate How This Could Have Happened’ Facebook plans to lay almost 500 miles of fiber cable in Africa for better wireless internet