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Spotify's New 'Discover Weekly' Playlist Knows You So Well It's Creepy

Spotify’s got a new feature called “Discover Weekly”, an automatically generated playlist of music that’s tailored specifically for you. For something made by a computer this playlist is pretty damn good!


Spotify Will Now Tell You What Songs Define Your City

Like every popular online service out there — from OkCupid to PornHub — Spotify keeps tabs on its users, and especially their listening trends. The popular streaming site’s already demonstrated its anthropological power to learn about people through music, and now it’s expanding that power to a global scale.


How To Get Free Music For The Next Three Months

Apple Music is finally here! You know what that means? That means it’s time to cancel your other premium streaming services and listen to tunes on Apple’s dime. Here’s how.


One Pissed-Off Artist Made An App To Scam Spotify's Royalty Payments

For as much love as Spotify gets from customers, it draws equal hatred from musicians, who are consistently unhappy with the tiny amount of revenue generated by streaming music. But as the Silicon Valley proverb goes: if you don’t like it, just code an automated app to optimise the problem away (and get paid in the process).


Google's Gunning For Apple Music With Free Streaming Option

Ahead of the long-awaited and controversial launch of Apple Music next week, Google is making a last-ditch effort to pull users onto its own platform with a free option.


Jay Z's Troubled Music Service Tidal Loses Another CEO

The latest boss of Jay Z’s floundering music streaming service Tidal has already washed out.


1989 Won't Be On Apple Music, And That's Bad News For Apple

Joke about TaySway and her army of loyal Tumblr tweens all you want (go on, I dare you), but Swift is an undeniable powerhouse in pop music. Eight months after the launch of 1989, it’s still the fourth-best selling album in the US. And that makes it doubly bad for Apple that she’s just stuck up two middle fingers in the general direction of its new streaming service.


Spotify's 'Rewind' Feature Discovers The Heritage Of Your Favourite Music

Music, like any other artistic endeavour, is endless progression. Artists influence artists who then write new tunes tempered by their culture. It’s in this steady march of evolution that we can lose sight of the bands that got us to this musical modern day — that’s where Spotify’s “Taste Rewind” comes in.


How Is Apple Music Actually Different From Spotify?

Yes, yes, alright! Here we are! We have Apple Music now, yet another subscription streaming music service. This time, it’s from Apple, though. Is it worth switching to? Well, maybe. We haven’t tried it. But among our staff here at Gizmodo there’s basically only one question that matters: How does it compare Spotify, the biggest and best game in town. Here’s the rundown.


Everything Apple Tried To Kill At WWDC 2015

Today at WWDC, Apple announced a slew of new features and products. Energy was high, Drake was in the building, but we noticed that a lot of the big reveals looked a lot like the features and products of rivals…especially Google. I guess imitation is the sincerest form of trying to kill the competition.


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