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Apple increases music charges for students
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It is not as if they are listening to real music anyway

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided to jack up the monthly fee it charges kids to listen to its music service.

Spotify outlines Apple’s evil antics
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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 12:19

Spotify outlines Apple’s evil antics


Apple's ability to strangle its competitors is unprecedented


Music outfit Spotify has hit out at Apple’s antitrust antics saying that even Microsoft at its worst was not as bad.

Apple’s critics forge new alliance
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Friday, 25 September 2020 10:07

Apple’s critics forge new alliance


Coalition against App Store antics

A rebel alliance made up of Spotify, Match Group and “Fortnite” creator Epic Games who oppose to Apple’s App store antics has been formed.

Apple might be getting ready to bury the hatchet with Spotify
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It might be a fight it can't win

Apple and Spotify are in talks about potentially enabling Siri to play songs, albums, and playlists from the leading subscription music service.

Spotify continues to defeat Apple legitimately
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No anti-trust issues

Spotify said its subscribers rose 31 percent year over year to hit 108 million subscribers at the end of June.

Apple strikes back at Spotify
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 March 2019 13:15

Apple strikes back at Spotify


Wants 'the benefits of a free app without being free'

Apple has hit back in response to Spotify's European Commission (EC) complaint.

Facebook gave data to Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify, Netflix, and the Royal Bank of Canada
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Considered them exempt from privacy rules

Facebook documents, found by the New York Times, show that the social network considered Microsoft, Spotify, Netflix, and the Royal Bank of Canada business partners and effectively exempted them from its privacy rules.

Spotify failed to pay for music use
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Wednesday, 03 January 2018 10:58

Spotify failed to pay for music use


Publisher claims it owes more than a billion

Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing for using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without a licence and compensation to the music publisher.

Apple and Google are abusing privileged position
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European tech feed up with being told to eat cake


European technology businesses are complaining that Google and Apple are abusing their power and scale.

Spotify is an SSD vampire
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Friday, 11 November 2016 14:14

Spotify is an SSD vampire


Reducing the lifespan of the drive

A new report has warned that Spotify could be borking the lifespan of your SSD.