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(Stan) Kroenke out, Spotify in, at Arsenal? Photograph: John Walton/PA.

Image of the week: Kroenke call Arsenal fans don’t have much love for Stan Kroenke, the club’s majority shareholder since 2011 through Kroenke Sports(...)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is hopeful a strong statement from the club’s owners will end speculation surrounding a potential takeover bid from Spotify founder Daniel Ek. Photograph: PA

Mikel Arteta has backed Arsenal’s owners, the Kroenke family, in the face of mounting pressure from supporters and a potential bid by Daniel Ek. Ek,(...)

Spotify: Most of its premium plans will now cost more per month. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters.

Spotify is increasing its prices from April 30th with existing subscribers told their plans will be subject to the higher costs from their June billin(...)

In total, Spotify added 31 million new paying subscribers last year. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuter

Spotify is expected to report this week a significant slowdown in the number of new subscribers in the first quarter, the latest pandemic winner to si(...)

Spotify, like Netflix, has identified a ‘pull-forward’ effect from the pandemic. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Spotify’s fourth-quarter shareholder letter is a classic of the pandemic-era genre. The audio streamer doesn’t just highlight the “substantial uncerta(...)

‘We know there’s even more to figure out,’ says Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek. Image: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

In February, pre-Covid-19, I spent two hours in the ornate confines of the Olympia Theatre being buffeted by fellow gig attendees whose height relativ(...)

Winning solutions will be invited to join a European Innovation Council Covid-19 platform to facilitate connections with healthcare services and provide accesses to investors

More than 12,000 participants have signed up to take part in a pan-European hackathon to develop tools to fight the coronavirus outbreak. This includ(...)

The world’s most popular paid music streaming service said premium subscribers rose 30 per cent from a year earlier to 108 million, but missed analysts’ expectation of 108.5 million. File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Spotify’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5 per cent lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing reve(...)

Higher Ground: Barack Obama and Michelle Obama want to ‘foster productive dialogue’ through their Spotify podcasts. Photograph: Jim Young/AFP

Drop the mic: Spotify has signed up the most sought-after couple in the media industry today. Barack and Michelle Obama, who already have an agreement(...)

Spotify said it was forced to “artificially” increase monthly subscriptions for its premium service via the Apple app store Photograph: Getty Images

Apple should be investigated by the European Union’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services, according to Spot(...)

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