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Spotify closes in on U.S. launch with Universal Music agreement

Spotify appears close to finally extending its digital streaming music to U.S. shores after signing a distribution agreement with Universal Music Group. The Wall Street Journal reports that Spotify

Spotify takes on iTunes with rival digital music store

Digital streaming music service Spotify is introducing a revamped mobile and desktop solution that synchronizes tracks from premium and free users' computers to their iPods, iPhones and Android

Spotify financing raises valuation to $1 billion

Digital streaming music service Spotify has raised $100 million in new financing at a valuation of over $1 billion. Citing a source briefed on the matter, The New York Times reports venture firm

Apple rolls out App Store subscription plans

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched a new subscription service for all content-based apps in its popular App Store application storefront, enabling publishers to establish recurring payment plans for apps.

Spotify closes U.S. streaming deal with Sony Music

Digital streaming music service Spotify has signed a U.S. distribution agreement with Sony Music Entertainment, heralding a significant breakthrough in the startup's attempts to extend its platform

Shazam integrates Spotify full-track streaming

Mobile music discovery solutions provider Shazam will integrate digital streaming music service Spotify, offering iOS and Android device users in Europe direct access to full-track versions of songs

Spotify teams with Microsoft as U.S. launch buzz grows

Digital streaming music service Spotify extended its services to Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile platform, introducing an application available for download now for smartphones running the current

Major labels pressuring Spotify to abandon free music model

Major record labels in the U.S. are reportedly pressuring digital streaming music service Spotify to jettison its current free content approach in favor of a guaranteed revenue model, with insiders

Spotify updates iPhone app in advance of U.S. launch

Peer-to-peer music streaming service Spotify announced a new updated version of its iPhone application as the firm makes plans to launch operations in the U.S. during the third quarter. Spotify is

Spotify expands to Symbian devices

Digital music application Spotify will expand to the Symbian platform in a new downloadable mobile version powered by software developer The Astonishing Tribe's TAT Cascades solution. According to