Jay Z announces $9.99 streaming version of Tidal to rival Spotify

At an event in New York last, rapper and media mogul Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, announced an updated version of his recently acquired high quality audio service, Tidal. It was also announced that several other artists had become co-owners of the site, including fellow rapper Kanye West as well as Madonna, Beyonce, Alicia Keys…

Google buys music streaming service Songza

Google, it seems, it keen to keep up with the Joneses – and the Apples. Just weeks after Apple acquired Beats Music, Google has announced that it has bought music streaming service Songza. Mashable reports that Google plans to integrate…

Amazon in talks to launch own music streaming Spotify rival

Online retail behemoth Amazon are said to be in talks with record labels ahead of a launch of their own digital music streaming service. It is thought that Amazon would integrate the service into it's cloud music storage and Cloud…

Spotify Web Player now in public beta phase

Spotify's Web Player has now entered a public beta testing phase, after first being revealed back at the company's major press event in November 2012. Working from inside any web browser and designed to get more people using the music…