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(...)

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(...)

Whether you’re a blogger or run a website, getting fresh, high-quality graphics regularly can be costly. The all-you-can-eat pricing model has worked(...)

Ronan O’Loughlin, commercial director of Digitize. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Anyone in doubt about Spotify’s power to colonise listening habits should take stock of this statistic: in December, the music streaming service had(...)

Spotify is not the first company to go back on its plans for Russia. Last year, Google Inc closed its engineering office in Russia. (Photograph: Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva/Reuters)

Online music streaming service Spotify has cancelled its launch in Russia for the forseeable future because of the economic crisis, political situati(...)

Losing Taylor Swift, above, from its catalogue doesn’t seem to have hurt Spotify too badly, with the streaming music service claiming an additional five million paying subscribers in the past eight months

Spotify, the streaming music service, has signed up 15 million subscribers, a sign of rapid growth for the company and an implicit rebuttal in an i(...)