Jio unites with Saavn for India’s answer to Spotify, Apple Music

Jio unites with Saavn for India’s answer to Spotify, Apple Music

India now has a true competitor to the likes of Spotify and Apple Music following the merger of Reliance Jio’s music service with Saavn. Earlier in 2018, Reliance Industries acquired over-the-top platform Saavn. At the time, it was announced that JioMusic would eventually be integrated with Saavn to form a combined platform worth $1bn – […]

Nike’s app is rewarding members for staying active

Nike’s app is rewarding members for staying active

Nike has begun rewarding its NikePlus members for the amount they workout, with rewards including exclusive products, access music playlists and subscriptions, guided meditation, and fitness classes. Rewards on offer come from Nike’s partners in the form of Apple Music, Headspace, and ClassPass. By completing workouts, NikePlus members can unlock curated Nike playlists on Apple […]

Apple’s HomePod arrives in stores on February 9

Apple’s HomePod arrives in stores on February 9

HomePod, the innovative wireless speaker from Apple, arrives in stores on February 9 and is available to order online beginning January 26 in the US, UK and Australia. HomePod will arrive in France and Germany this spring. Using just your voice, it works together with an Apple Music subscription, providing access to one of the […]

Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple will now accept WeChat Pay as a payment method for App Store and iTunes purchases as it seeks to boost sales in China. The move comes months after Apple and WeChat owner Tencent fell out over Apple’s stance on in-app purchases. In a statement to Chinese media, Apple said the company is “dedicated to providing multiple […]

Spotify Launching 12 Original Video Series

Spotify Launching 12 Original Video Series

Spotify is expanding its video offering with the launch of 12 original series in the UK, US, Germany and Sweden. The streaming app isn’t straying too far from its roots, though, at least initially. The first wave of series will all revolve all around music in some way, including music history documentary “Landmark”, hip-hop concert […]