Clubhouse finally launches its Android app

Clubhouse finally has an Android app that you can download from the Play Store — provided you live in the U.S. The voice-based social network launched its beta Android app…

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Facebook is expanding Spotify partnership with new ‘Boombox’ project

Facebook is deepening its relationship with music company Spotify and will allow users to listen to music hosted on Spotify while browsing through its apps as part of a new…

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Warner Music acquires IMGN, a social media publishing platform, for under $100M

It’s a whole new playing field these days for music labels and publishers, and today one of the biggies made an acquisition to help it sharpen up its strategy to better…

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Jam lets you safely share streaming app passwords

Can’t afford Netflix and HBO and Spotify and Disney+? Now there’s an app specially built for giving pals your passwords while claiming to keep your credentials safe. It’s called Jam,…

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Spotify expects to reach 8 Billion euros in 2020, same revenue of YouTube 3 years ago

Spotify last week gave the guidance for 2020. In the financial statement for the Q4 of 2019, Spotify says it expects to reach a total revenue between €8.08 and €8.48…

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Spotify rolls out Podcast Ads

Spotify this month roll out Podcast Ads, using a Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI) together with Spotify planning, reporting, and measurement capabilities. With Spotify Podcast Ads, advertisers can plan and reach…

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Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery

Spotify is prototyping a new way to see what friends have been listening to, called “Tastebuds.” Despite how discovering music is inherently social, Spotify has no features for directly interacting…

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Every startup is a bank — or wants to be

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something just a little bit new. Kate was in…

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Spotify launches Spotify Kids app, first in Ireland

Spotify yesterday launched Spotify Kids, a standalone app designed for kids and families. Spotify Kids is now available in Ireland, in a beta launch, for the users with Premium Family…

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Spotify sees slowdown in programmatic growth from 65% Y/Y in Q2 to 48% in Q3

Spotify yesterday reported the financial results for the third quarter of 2019, where it saw a revenue growth of 20% Y/Y. Spotify says the ad supported growth underperformed the expectations…

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