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  1. Last 7 days
    1. Spotify has become a synonym for music streaming services just like Netflix became one for video streaming. If you are here in the hopes of developing your own Spotify like the app, you are in the right place.

      Spotify like music streaming service is one of the safest bets when it comes to investing in a new startup. You can create such a service for the broad audience or go for a more niche approach with a particular user base or genre and artist category of music.

  2. Jun 2016
    1. Apple Music now has 15 million paid subscribers,

      Sounds both like a relatively large number (given that the service was panned by many people) and a small percentage of Apple’s active userbase.

  3. May 2016
    1. What Amber explained was exactly what I’d feared: through the Apple Music subscription, which I had, Apple now deletes files from its users’ computers. When I signed up for Apple Music, iTunes evaluated my massive collection of Mp3s and WAV files, scanned Apple’s database for what it considered matches, then removed the original files from my internal hard drive. REMOVED them. Deleted.

  4. Jan 2016
    1. This is from 18 August, 2015, so it's possible things have changed. But it's interesting anyway, and many links are given.

      Most music streaming services have been paying artists on a per-click basis. So most subscribers' money doesn't go to the artists they are listening to, but rather whichever artists get the most clicks. And this system is extremely vulnerable to click fraud.

      The author argues that Subscriber Share is a better system. With that method, your subscription fee is divided among the artists you listen to according to the percentage of time you spend listening to them.

      FAQ includes additional links and replies to counter-arguments.