Is TheRinger.com now owned by Spotify?

Yes. Spotify has announced that they have acquired TheRinger.com and all of its media – mainly podcasts.

Spotify has been focusing on increase their market share across podcasting and it seems like the strategy has been paying off! Increases in podcasts and podcast watch time means they Spotify is able to offset some of the music played across it’s platform, while also being able to make much higher margins and increasing it’s gross profit margin.

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Stream 70m songs on Amazon Music through Google TV and Android TV with the new app

Streaming service Amazon Music is now available through Google’s smart TV interfaces Google TV and Android TV.

Deezer launch the Japanese Music channel – a selection of playlists that capture the sounds and culture of Japan

Step aside K-pop, as J-pop takes the world by storm. Deezer hopes their new channel will bring the sounds of Japan to the rest of the world.