Marshmello's Virtual Concert, the Future of Rideshare, and Spotify's New Acquisition
MusicAlly- February 4, 2019
Millions of Fortnite players attended a virtual concert held by Marshmello, a popular dance artist. The event took place in the game, and this astounding popularity could have big changes in the virtual music industry.
9to5Mac- February 1, 2019
Bill Stasior, the creator of Siri, has left Apple after 7 years with the company. It appears that long term research from Apple might lead to changes in Siri in the future.
Variety- February 1, 2019
The future of Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare companies is beginning to incorporate music discovery, as Steereo pays drivers to promote new music.
CNBC- February 3, 2019
The possibility of Apple introducing a media streaming service has Morgan Stanley believing the company could see a great increase in profits. The slowing smartphone market has had some worried about Apple's ability to adapt, and this new service could increase Apple's profits.
recode- February 7, 2019
Spotify recently bought Gimlet, a popular podcast platform. Co-founders of Gimlet, Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber, speak on their decisions.