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Taylor Swift once said of the streaming music scene, and Spotify in particular, that it feels like a "grand experiment," one in which she's not willing to contribute her life's work to because it doesn't fairly compensate the artists, song writers, and everyone else who contributes to the creation of music. She ended up pulling her library of songs from Spotify, though looking back on the situation. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says the high profile breakup actually benefited the company. To be clear, Ek isn't lashing out at Swift, who removed her songs from Spotify just prior to the launch of her "1989" album. However, letting Swift walk without meeting her and her PR team's demands amounted to a sorry-not-sorry... Read more...
Taylor Swift has confirmed that her massively popular 1989 album will in fact come to Apple Music, which debuts on June 30. The blonde-locked singer announced the news via Twitter, capping what has been a whirlwind week for Apple, Swift, streaming music, and the music industry in general.After the events of this week, I've decided to put 1989 on Apple Music...and happily so.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 25, 2015 Apple found that out the hard way over the weekend that you definitely do NOT want to piss off “T Swizzle.” Swift railed against Apple in a Tumblr post on Sunday which brought attention to the fact that while the upcoming Apple Music three-month free trial would be a boon for music... Read more...
It may sound strange, but one thing pop music star Taylor Swift and software giant Microsoft have in common is that both are feverishly acquiring .porn and .sucks domains. No, they're not looking to flip their respective brands upside down, nor are they collaborating on a new adult site to rule them all -- they're simply trying to pull the rug out from under the trolls. As the non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) continues to expand the number of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), .porn and .sucks will both be added to the pool that already include .com, .net, and hundreds of others, up from just 22 back in 2011. Image Source: Flickr (Eva Rinaldi) ICANN gives... Read more...