Despite “advanced talks” Spotify aren’t buying SoundCloud now

Earlier this year in September rumours circulated that Spotify might buy up SoundCloud’s open digital music platform, but discussions have now reportedly been closed. In September reports suggested that Spotify were in talks with SoundCloud for…

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…

Spotify could be buying SoundCloud

Recent reports are suggesting that massively popular music streaming service Spotify are in advanced talks to buy the community-driven music platform SoundCloud. Following news of Spotify’s recent phenomenal growth, gaining 10 million subscribers in just 6…

Incipio offer Skullcandy headphones $177 million in a buyout

Incipio, provider of mobile accessories, are looking to purchase Skullcandy to add their expansive range of head/earphones into their stock. Incipio LLC will pay $5.75 a share for a total of $177 million to buy…

Pandora Plan To Acquire Rdio and Shut It Down

Rdio have announced that Pandora intend to purchase Rdio for their “innovative technology and critically-acclaimed design.” Rdio announced through their blog that Pandora, one of the longest running and largest music streaming services in the world, intend…

Verizon Has Acquired AOL for $4.4 Billion

It has been confirmed by Tim Armstrong on CNBC this morning that AOL has been purchased by Verizon for $50 per share or $4.4 billion. The transaction is expected to be completed this summer. AOLers…

HMV Buys Majority Stake in MAMA

HMV is increasing it’s investments in the live music business. Having entered into partnership with Luminar to cross promote between live venues and their music store, and having operated a joint venture with MAMA in…