Apple HomePod First Look Video – Smart Speaker that Mixes Sonos Sound Quality with Amazon Echo Style Assistant Siri

Apple have announced the HomePod speaker at WWDC. Apple claims the speaker will reinvent music in homes like the iPod did for music on the go, but that seems to be a very bold claim. Apple Homepod still needs to be tested in the wild, but so far it seems like a decent competitor to Sonos with a combined Siri attached.

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Amazon Music launch [RE]DISCOVER to promote artists on the platform

Amazon launch a new global brand to promote artists catalogs. Starting this month with Bob Marley. According to Amazon, [RE]DISCOVER is designed to “showcases carefully-curated artist playlists across various genres and takes listeners on a…

Tencent Music’s Q2 financial results show 47.1m paying music users

Tencent publish their Q2 financial results, showing very impressive subscriber, revenue and profit growth in 2020. Tencent Music Entertainment’s Q2 financial highlights are as follows: Online music paying users grew 51.9% year-over-year to 47.1 million,…