Spotify

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How podcasting became a multi-billion dollar industry

Podcasting’s special ingredients have long been the authenticity of its wide range of voices and the intimate relationship they engender with the audience, speaking directly into our ears.

How African countries can prepare for future disruptions

African countries need people who have skills and discipline to drive the next set of digital technology innovations. Education will play a major part in this.

We don't really own the digital possessions that we buy online

Once you purchase a physical book, you own it entirely. However, when you buy an ebook online, it can be taken back from you.

Streamed music is driving the comeback of vinyl

A story of predators and prey – and is not unique to the music industry. Once the appearance of new technology leads to the extinction of the previous one, it can be interesting to look at what existed before.

A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.

Ghana and Nigeria present a great growth opportunity for music streaming

Music streaming services have the largest short term upside if they double down in Ghana and Nigeria. As subscription growth continues to reach its peak in the Nordics, United States, and many parts of Europe the race to expand further has become even more competitive.

The day the free platforms shut down

One day you will wake up and find that your favorite social media and blogging platforms have shut down, disappearing with the online community of fans and followers that you built. What happens then?