After a slow rollout began in March, Pandora today announced that all Premium tier subscribers can now access their own personalized music playlists. Similar to Apple Music and Spotify, Pandora’s selection of playlists personally curate a specific collection of tracks, but Pandora focuses on moods, activities, and genres (via TechCrunch).
For example, Pandora can create „Your Energy Soundtrack,“ „Your Happy Soundtrack,“ „Your Rainy Day Soundtrack,“ „Your R&B Soundtrack,“ and more, with about 25 songs each. As a comparison, Apple Music’s personal curation focuses on New Music Mix, Chill Mix, and Favorites Mix, [...]
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Bang & Olufsen brand subsidiary B&O Play today announced the Beoplay P6, the latest offering in its range of portable wireless speakers.
Designed by Cecilie Manz, the P6 shares a similar aesthetic to the Danish audio company’s Beoplay A1 and P2, featuring a dust and splashproof anodized aluminum exterior with square speaker grilles on both sides, and a leather strap looped through one side for carrying.
Across the curved top of the speaker is a strip of Beomaster 6000-inspired integrated flex buttons for controlling volume, playback, Bluetooth, accepting/rejecting calls, and invoking any voice assistant available on the connected device, such as [...]
Spotify today filed to go public and plans to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the name SPOT, reports CNBC. Shares of the company have privately traded as high as $132.50, giving the company a valuation of ~$23 billion based on ordinary shares traded in private transactions.
According to Spotify’s filing with the SEC, the streaming music service boasts 159 million monthly active users and 71 million premium subscribers as of December 31, 2017, which Spotify claims is „nearly double the scale“ of its closest competitor, Apple Music.
As of the last update at the beginning of February, Apple Music boasted 36 million paying [...]