Most mothers wouldn’t take too kindly to their children making fun of them on the internet, but Cian Twomey hasn’t given his much of a choice. The 20-(...)

Digital downloads are becoming less popular as consumers turn to streaming services such as Spotify

When Apple announced in June that it would be starting a streaming service within weeks, it wasn’t much of a surprise. The company had signalled its i(...)

Maeve Bradley, Laura Cody, Stephanie Lonergan, Kelly Murphy and Kinga Jakubiec before the Taylor Swift concert at the 3Arena. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taylor Swift played the first of two sold-out shows in Dublin last night, but you won’t find a photograph of her onstage at the 3Arena in The Irish Ti(...)

Google is adding a free tier to its subscription streaming music service, aiming to convert the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away because they’re prompted for payment information

Google has launched a free version of its music streaming service, as it sought to upstage the debut of Apple’s rival service next week. Google Play M(...)

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(...)

An airbnb floating house in London: the tech start-up is considered a unicorn as it has reached a €1 billion or more valuation. Photograph: Mikael Buck/airbnb/PA Wire

Silicon Valley has experienced a sharp increase in the number of unicorn sightings in recent months. Not since the late 1990s have so many claimed to (...)

Spotify is adding short video clips from partners that include the BBC and NBC to a revamped music platform

Spotify has launched a big push into video and podcasts, announcing content deals with providers ranging from sport channel ESPN to youth-oriented bra(...)

Spotify is to announce its video-streaming service at a launch event in New York on May 20th.

Spotify is working on a video-streaming service that will complement its music platform as the battle for dominance in digital content hots up.The pri(...)

To the App Store, finally, for the Irish Radio Player. The long-planned cross-industry player, featuring all stations in the Republic, will be launche(...)

The Commission has sought details from several music labels and digital streaming companies on their agreements with Apple Photograph: AFP/Getty

The European Commission is scrutinising Apple’s dealings with record labels and digital music companies to find if they are trying to unfairly limit f(...)