Spotify files antitrust complaint to EU against Apple

Europe 03/13/19, 08:32

Swedish music site Spotify has complained to European Union regulators about Apple for allegedly abusing its dominant position in music streaming and stifling competition.Spotify founder Daniel Ek said Wednesday that the company has filed a formal antitrust complaint with the executive European Commission against Apple — a move that adds ...

Spotify buys Gimlet, Anchor to ramp up its podcast game

Business 02/06/19, 09:07

Music streaming service Spotify is buying podcast companies Gimlet and Anchor as it looks to take on Apple's popular iTunes' podcasting platform.Gimlet Media has a podcast studio with dedicated IP development, production and advertising capabilities. Anchor has a platform of tools for podcast creators as well as an established and ...

Europe tech firms urge tougher rules to offset US dominance

Europe 09/25/18, 07:31

Music streaming sites Spotify and Deezer are among European tech industry players calling on the EU to get tougher on unfair business practices by U.S. giants like Apple, Google and Amazon.In a joint letter, the group urged European Union ministers to go beyond current proposals aimed at regulating online platforms ...

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