Spotify

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Spotify is now available in over 80 new countries including several across Africa

Spotify is expanding to 80 plus countries including several across Africa. The announcement will be welcomed by many music artists across Africa who have fans in their countries where Spotify was not available.

Spotify triples losses despite paid subscribers reaching 155 million

Spotify has announced its latest financial results, and despite its paid (premium) subscribers rising to 155 million compared to the year before, the music streaming media company reported that its losses had tripled during the same period.

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.