Spotify begins cracking down on third-party playlist services

SpotLister, one of many services that specialize in placing songs on the streaming service's highly coveted playlists, has been now been deemed non-compliant with Spotify's terms of use.

Should Spotify launch a record label and become the Netflix of music?

Spotify makes a lot of money, but most of that is eaten up in licensing fees. One industry insider suggests that Netflix could provide a model for the company to embrace original content.

Outkast set a high bar for hip-hop. Duo Rae Sremmurd wants to clear it

Rae Sremmurd is preparing to release a three-disc album, SremmLife 3, along with a signature shoe with Reebok called the SremmBoks.
DT Daily

Your life on one drive? Samsung debuts 30TB solid state hard drive

Today on DT Daily: Google Pay simplifies tap-to-pay with your Android phone, Samsung crams 30TB into one hard drive, Spotify is looking help designing physical products.
Home Theater

Spotify is working on its first hardware product — an Amazon killer?

New job listings show that Spotify is working on its first-ever hardware, and while it could be any number of things, the most obvious answer is a smart speaker to compete with Amazon, Apple, and Google.

Jam out in style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify

Music is the world's most potent drug, and the best playlists on Spotify will make you catch feelings. We've scoured the service for its top collections, and brought them together in one place -- for you.

No longer mobile-only, Pandora Premium features come to the web

Pandora Premium, the company's first on-demand subscription service, rolled out last year for mobile. Now all of its Premium features, including its smart playlist features, are available on the web as well.

The 25 best love songs for your wooing pleasure

Valentine's Day has only comes once a year, but love is forever. If you're hoping to impress your significant other -- or if you're trying to procure one -- we put together a list of the best love songs for your wooing pleasure.

How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

Satellite radio service SiriusXM boasts less than half the paying subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but manages to stay profitable while Spotify hemorrhages money. Read our in-depth analysis to find out how.
Smart Home

Sonos throws some shade at the HomePod via a Spotify playlist

To celebrate the arrival of the Apple HomePod onto the long existing connected speakers market, the rival brand Sonos is offering some sassy commentary by way of -- what else -- music.

TWB Podcast: SpaceX triumph, Spotify vs. Apple Music, Apple Watch health

After the success of the Falcon launch, what's next for SpaceX and Tesla? Spotify is the kind of streaming music, but Apple Music is hot on the trail. The Apple Watch may soon provide your doctor with valuable information.

Before he was producing No. 1 hits with Drake, Cardo made beats on a PlayStation

Producer Cardo explains to Digital Trends how he went from making music on Playstations to producing hit records with Drake and Kendrick Lamar using programs anyone can download for free.