Streaming, is It Really Paying Off?; Waymo Offers Free Music, WiFi to Make its Driverless Taxis Stand Out

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Streaming, Is It Really Paying Off?audiophilereview.com
Paul Wilson looks at how much streaming services pays the artists.

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Waymo offers free music and WiFi to make its driverless taxis stand outwww.engadget.com
Google’s self-driving car project Waymo is looking for ways to distinguish itself in the cut-throat taxi market, where it must compete with ridesharing apps and…

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The best place to discover new music? Instagram.mashable.com
Instagram is becoming a place for music discovery, while Spotify and Apple Music are places where you listen and catalog those discoveries.

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After US slowdown, now audio streaming growth shrinks in the UKwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com
New BPI stats show decline in volume growth in world’s third biggest market

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South African music-streaming app My Muze reaches 1m downloadsmusically.com
South African telco Vodacom’s My Muze music-streaming app has been downloaded more than 1m times since its launch in April this year.

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Library’s Streaming Service Curates Music For Patrons, While Helping Austin Artists Find New Fanswww.kut.org
The Austin Public Library launched its own music streaming service late last year, offering up a collection of tracks by local musicians. Electric Lady

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Line Music service set to launch in Taiwan this weekmusically.com
We’re used to referring to Line Music as a Japanese music-streaming service, but this week it’s set to expand to Taiwan, according to the Taiwan News.

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When it comes to music distribution, artists should beware of the industry’s touristswww.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Nick Gordon of Symphonic Distribution gives his view on those offering incredible deals to artists

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Why Spotify is becoming the place to be for brandseconsultancy.com
Five reasons brands and social marketers are using Spotify, from sponsored playlists to targeted podcast advertising to freemium listeners.

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Kidz Bop Is a Juggernaut of the CD Age. Can It Survive the Streaming Era?www.nytimes.com
The series of children’s cover records has scored 24 Top 10 albums since 2001. But kids’ listening habits have shifted, too.

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Joox targets low-end devices for music streaminggadget.co.za

As Joox marks its second year in South Africa, the music streaming service says continued rise in entry-level smartphone sales and its DStv partnership are key indicators for its growth.

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How “Fans Also Like” Worksartists.spotify.com
We explain how this feature helps hungry fans find their way to your music.

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