Deezer is set to step up its rivalry with Spotify after it filed for an initial public offering. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Music streaming service Deezer has filed for an initial public offering as it seeks to challenge Spotify and Apple. The French service, which h(...)

Spotify posted a note of thanks to its clients on its blog on Wednesday, saying it now had more than 20 million subscribers and more than 75 million active users. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The music streaming industry is big enough for several players, according to Spotify founder Daniel Ek, who said his firm did not have to be number on(...)

Spotify says it has more than 20 million subscribers and over 75 million active users

Swedish telecom operator TeliaSonera is buying into music streamer Spotify for a slice of the fast growth and speedy innovation typical of online comp(...)

Daft Punk and Beyonce at the Tidal music service announcement in. Jay Z unveiled his plans for Tidal, a subscription streaming service that he said will be majority-owned by artists themselves. Photographs:New York Times.

Some of the world’s biggest names in music including Beyonce, Cold Play’s Chris Martin, and Rihanna are backing Jay Z’s new global streaming music se(...)

Building materials group CRH rose 1.3 per cent to €20.32, as its peers in the cement sector also advanced. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Dublin market outperformed on a flat day for equities across Europe as investors mined data on euro zone economic growth for clues ahead of today’(...)

Apple wants to help you name that tune. The company is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update of its iOS mobile software that(...)

Ryanair closed at €6.54. Photograph: Alan Betson

After the big moves of Monday, markets experienced some pullback yesterday, especially in Europe where most national benchmarks slipped, albeit by ver(...)

Former Microsoft executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews is to take over as  president, chairman and CEO of Pandora Media. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Pandora Media has named former Microsoft executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews as president, chairman and CEO.Mr McAndrews (54) replaces Jo(...)

Ryanair  was also among the most traded on the Iseq during yesterday’s session: Photograph: Alan Betson

Benchmark stock indexes edged higher but the dollar fell after a US government report showed sales of new single-family homes in July fell to their lo(...)

New Apple iOS 7 features are displayed on screen during Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California yesterday. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Tech giant Apple unveiled a music streaming service called iTunes Radio and new mobile software yesterday, in the biggest redesign of its operating sy(...)