Spotify purchase startup Preact because they don’t want you to go

Spotify have purchased the 4-year-old machine learning start up Preact to help them understand and maintain their subscribers. Preact uses machine learning and analysis of audience metrics on social media to understand subscribers and learn…

Chairman at EMI involved in $3.5 billion scandal invested money in Sony’s EMI buyout

American authorities are currently investigating a scandal in which $3.5 billion of Malaysia’s government sovereign wealth was misappropriated, involving an investor involved in Sony’s buyout of EMI. In 2012 Sony made a deal that put…

Sellaband Bankrupt But Bailed Out

In a flurry of activity over the week, Sellaband was attacked by pundits for failing to help Public Enemy fund a new album, put its site offline for ‘maintenance’, declared bankruptcy, was bought out, bailed…

Myspace slow off the blocks integrating new tech from Imeem.

Myspace’s efforts to update their site’s music functionality by integrating technology purchased with their buyout of Imeem are plodding slowly ahead. There’s been no evidence of an update on site, but this email went out…