BY TER STAFF
According to reports by the New York Times, the mobile phone application Uber (which allows private drivers to offer taxi-like services to users) is expected to announce a partnership with the music streaming application and website Spotify. This will not just be a business transaction partnership that doesn’t affect customers’ experiences, as the deal will allow customers to play their own Spotify playlist during their Uber drive.
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BY DAN GARCIA / HOPE GARTNER
For our Hate It or Love It series we take a current hot topic in music news that polarizes reasonable minds in the music and entertainment world, and we have one of our writers advocate for one side of the argument and have another one of our writers advocate for the other side (trying our best to always stay fair and balanced). One of the biggest topics in music news this past month is Taylor Swift’s decision to pull her music off the popular streaming service Spotify. While Swift issued an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal stating “Music is art” that should be paid for, Spotify’s CEO agreed, but noted that they have paid artists over $2 billion dollars in royalties.
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