Spotify Hails New Senate Invoice Concentrating on Tech Giants

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The Senate bill would prohibit other conduct deemed to be “harmful to small businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers, but that do not have any pro-competitive benefit.” These would include requiring a small business to buy the dominant platform’s products or services to secure preferred placement on the platform as well as “misusing” a small business’ data … Read more

Spotify Hails New Senate Invoice Concentrating on Tech Giants

U.S. Capitol

The Senate bill would prohibit other conduct deemed to be “harmful to small businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers, but that do not have any pro-competitive benefit.” These would include requiring a small business to buy the dominant platform’s products or services to secure preferred placement on the platform as well as “misusing” a small business’ data … Read more

Harry and Meghan ‘lack authenticity’ after ‘multi-million offers’, says professional

Harry and Meghan 'lack authenticity' after 'multi-million deals', says expert

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘lack authenticity’ as the continue to sign ‘multi-million dollar deals‘, according to a royal expert. Royal commentator Daniela Elser has accused the Sussexes, who have signed deals with Spotify and Netflix to name just two companies, of trying to disguise their financial gains “as part of some great philanthropic mission”. … Read more

E-Comm Tech Veteran CEO Julie Bornstein On Her Newest Enterprise, TheYes

E-Comm Tech Veteran CEO Julie Bornstein On Her Latest Venture, TheYes

Image of the homepage from the new website for THEYES app. Photo Courtesy of THEYES THEYES, a new fashion retail platform is betting fashion consumers won’t say no to a fresh way of online shopping. Led by e-comm tech veteran Julie Bornstein the recently launched app just debuted a website to bring the platform full … Read more

Harry and Meghan’s Spotify deal ‘horrible for monarchy’ regardless of only one episode airing | Royal | Information

Harry and Meghan's Spotify deal 'terrible for monarchy' despite just one episode airing | Royal | News

Prince Harry: US ‘cringe at airing dirty laundry’ says Cohen The Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed the landmark deal with streaming service Spotify last year, which will see them produce content via their new podcast series Archewell Audio. Since the deal was struck just one episode has been released – a festive podcast that … Read more

Spotify Acquires Podz, Podcast Discovery Tech Startup

Spotify Acquires Podz, Podcast Discovery Tech Startup

Spotify has snapped up another player in the podcast space, announcing the acquisition of Podz, a startup that developed an auto-generated “audio newsfeed” for podcasts. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. New York-based Podz raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by venture-capital firm M13 along with Canaan Partners, Charge Ventures and Humbition, as … Read more

Massive Tech strikes in on the creator wars

Big Tech moves in on the creator wars

Tech giants like Facebook, Spotify and Twitter are racing to build and acquire new tools that will help them compete with smaller upstarts for the attention of individual creators. Why it matters: The attention economy shifted significantly during the pandemic towards individual creators who make content for niche groups of fans. Now that brands and … Read more