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Google Launches YouTube Music in 17 Countries

After slowly rolling out the service to some users in the US, Google today officially made the new YouTube Music available to everyone. The new streaming platform will take better aim at competing with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music by offering a blend

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Google Assistant Can Now Recognize Songs

For whatever reason, Google Now has reigned supreme when compared to the new Google Assistant in one regard for quite some time: song recognition. Whereas the former can perform the function, the latter never gained the ability. However, it now appears this is changing as Google

Apple Music is Now Integrated into Facebook Messenger

Facebook is now rolling out a new extension to all Messenger users that allows them to share music from the streaming service Apple Music, as reported by Engadget. Members can search for a listen to full songs in the messaging service, while those who aren’t subscribed

Spotify Will Soon Fully Integrate with the Google Assistant

Spotify has announced that its music service will soon fully integrate with the Google Assistant. Previously, users could control music playback with the Google Home, but now, Spotify will soon be controllable via any device with the Assistant on board, including all Android devices. Today,

Microsoft is Replacing Groove Music with Spotify

Microsoft has announced that it’s replacing its Groove Music streaming service with one of the leaders in the industry, Spotify. This comes the same day as the company also announces the discontinuation of Groove Music in favor of other music streaming platforms such as Spotify.

Amazon’s Music App for iOS and Android Now Includes Alexa

Amazon today announced the integration of its voice assistant, Alexa, into its Amazon Music apps for iOS and Android. Simply updating the apps will gain users the option of controlling their music with their voice by tapping the push-to-talk button in the app. By doing

Apple is No Longer Hosting its Annual Apple Music Festival

Apple is no longer hosting its annual Apple Music Festival formally known as the iTunes Festival, as reported by Music Business Worldwide. The UK-based event last took place last year and hosted artists including Elton John, Chance the Rapper, The 1975, Michael Bublé, Brittany Spears, and

Amazon Music Unlimited is Now $4.99/Month for Students

Spotify and Apple Music have been both offering eligible students discounts on their music services, and now Amazon is jumping on the same bandwagon. As first spotted by TechCrunch, Prime Student members can now subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited, originally announced last October, for $4.99/month

Samsung’s Bixby to Gain Spotify Integration Later This Year

During Samsung’s event today in New York to unveil the Galaxy Note 8, the company said Spotify integration with its voice assistant, Bixby, would arrive later this year. Considering how many times Bixby itself was delayed, I wouldn’t be surprised to see consumers waiting a

Spotify for Xbox One Now Available

Today, Spotify officially launched its app for Xbox One. This allows users of the music streaming service to log in with their free or premium subscription and enjoy their favorite tunes while gaming. Starting today, Spotify is available on Xbox One in 34 markets* around

You Can Now Use Google Play Music with Apple CarPlay

As first reported by 9to5Mac, Google has updated its Play Music app for iOS that allows the app to work with Apple’s CarPlay. This means you can play music through the service and have it outputted to your CarPlay-enabled vehicle. The same goes for other streaming