Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Friday, September 1st, 2016


SPOTIFY IS MAKING ITS OWN RECORDS… AND PUTTING THEM ON PLAYLISTS Just like Netflix and Hulu, now CBS will let you watch its shows online without ads Video app maker Flipagram is trying to find a buyer Texas Governor Greg Abbott to Attorney General Loretta Lynch: Don’t Mess With Song Licensing Instagram FINALLY lets you… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016


‘RATHER THAN A LAND GRAB, STREAMING SHOULD BE A RACE TO BUILD THE MOST EXCITEMENT’ Nearly a million people ditched cable TV last quarter CMJ Owner Says Announcement on Company’s Plan Is Coming ‘Soon’ Sonos is finally opening its great speakers to Spotify’s app Twitter is finally paying its best users to create videos

Daily News Highlights: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016


Compact Discs Still Dominate in Japan, Though Streaming Continues to Bubble Up TV Ratings: VMAs Plummet on MTV, Sister Networks Apple Owes Ireland $14.5 Billion Tax Bill, European Union Finds Guvera has to pay $1 million by Wednesday to subsidiary creditors

Daily News Highlights: Monday, August 29th, 2016


Why Dropping Music on Friday Is Pivotal (Hint: It’s Not Sales) Spotify says it isn’t punishing artists who cut exclusive deals with Apple and Tidal EE Customers Offered Free Six-Month Apple Music Membership SPOTIFY ON COURSE TO HIT 50M SUBSCRIBERS WITHIN THE NEXT SIX MONTHS