Spotify Cancel Its Russian Launch


Spotify has suspended its Russian launch for the foreseeable future, due to the current economic crisis, political situation and new internet laws. This follows after Google Inc closed its engineering office last year, after being asked to move all data onto servers based in Russia.

Former Google executive Alexander Kubaneishvili, who was supposed to lead the Russian launch of Spotify said: “I regret to inform you that Spotify refused to launch in Russia in the foreseeable future. There are several reasons – the economic crisis, the political situation, the new laws governing the internet.”

Spotify’s ‘Community’ mobile hub: see what friends are listening to, iOS users can access it now

Spotify’s ‘Community’ hub is a new feature coming to the platform. It’ll provide a social hub of sorts that’ll allow mobile users to see what music their friends are enjoying and what playlists they’re updating.

How to see your YouTube Music Spring Recap – like Spotify Wrapped but for each season

YouTube Music Recap is not just a yearly event. Now you can see your most played artists and songs as the year goes by.