Apple Music has 38 million paid subscribers now, says Eddy Cue
Apple Music has 38 million paid subscribers now, says Eddy Cue
Spotify Launches Service in Israel at $6 a Month
14 March, 2018, 00:36
This officially puts Apple Music in second place amongst streaming services, as Spotify now has over 70 million paying subscribers in their arsenal, alongside its 159 million active users.
Apple said Eddy Cue, senior vice president of internet software and services, disclosed the most recent subscriber number for Apple Music at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Spotify has over 71 million premium subscribers as of December 31, 2017.
But the music streaming service enters an already saturated music streaming market with Apple Music (R59.99), Google Play (R 59.99) and Deezer (R59.99) offering almost identical services.
Apple, Spotify, Google and other services charge $9.99 a month for music. Google does not release paid subscriber numbers for its service, Google Play Music.
You can listen to Spotify for free, and by paying R59.99 per month you'll lose the occasional ad and be able to download music.
In addition to paid subscribers, Apple also lays claim to 8 million users that are now in a three-month free trial period. Spotify users who have been using worldwide accounts can change to SA in Spotify's settings, where the country now appears as an option.
The deal announced on Monday puts Apple in control of a service often described as a Netflix of magazines.
Speaking at SXSW, Cue said the Texture acquisition is part of the company's Apple News venture to curate quality journalism content from trusted sources. "We have had the continent in our sights for a while and are finally able to offer South African fans access to all the music they already love on Spotify, while helping them to enjoy, discover and share new music from both local and global artists simply and easily." said Michael Krause, Spotify's managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. There is also a free tier.
You can get your 30-day free trial available from the Google Play Store, Apple App Store and Microsoft Store.
BJP MP Poonam Mahajan on Monday said farmers and tribals protesting in Maharashtra were being misguided by "urban Maoists" . Various opposition parties and the Shiv Sena came out in support of the protesters.
Once again, the Virginia Cavaliers - the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament - are the unanimous No. 1 team in the nation. Minnesota earned its second NCAA Tournament berth in four years (first since 2015) and the 10th in program history.
It also includes a voluntary "guardian programme" named after Coach Aaron Feis, who was slain in the Parkland attack. The legislation leaves the final decision on whether the bill is implemented up to each individual school board.
For the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine, it will be a test of the NDA's unity, CM's popularity and their governance policies. The incendiary comment was made on March 9 when Rai was campaigning with party candidate Pradeep Kumar at Narpatganj.
The police chief refused to provide many details about how the explosives were packaged, citing the ongoing investigation. Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference that the latest bombing injured a 75-year-old Hispanic woman.
They also forecast United Kingdom payments to Brussels as part of the financial settlement would not end until 2064. Mr Hammond said that review would be used to allocate the money to different services in 2020-21 and beyond.
The clocks always go forward an hour in the last weekend in March, and go back an hour on during the final October weekend. If you need some pointers for helping you body adjust to the time change, check out these tips from the Huffington Post .
A former Super Bowl MVP and 11-time Pro Bowl selection, Brees needs 1,496 yards to break Peyton Manning's record of 71,940. Fans can bet that the Vikings are extensively researching all their options this offseason.
The Kansas City Star reported that Dallas, Jacksonville and Chicago were among the teams also pursuing Watkins. He was the fourth overall pick of the Buffalo Bills , where he spent the first three seasons of his career.
They even did not able to play full 50 overs but finished their innings in 49.5 overs so far. "It was great fun", Bairstow said. Against the power-packed England, New Zealand will look forward to their key players to stand up and make it count.
Trump's Personal Assistant Fired Over Security Issue
McEntee wasn't allowed to collect his belongings ― including his jacket ― before being escorted out, according to the Journal . Hope Hicks, the director of communications, has announced she is leaving in the coming days.
Samsung S9 and S9+ have Improved Audio Performance
First-day pre-order performance in South Korea is not very cheerful: only about 70 percent of the figures set by the S8 family. Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9+ are offering AR emojis, with which users can create their own 3D avatar by scanning their faces.
Could Google have a rebrand in store for Android Wear?
Now, the company is aiming towards changing the name of the OS with Wear OS as all the new reports confirmed the same news. Since there is no any official confirmation about this rebranding available with us, we are unable to confirm the same.
Fashion Icon, Hubert de Givenchy Dies At 91
His best known design was Audrey Hepburn's black sheath dress in Blake Edwards' Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Another homage during the most important cinematic night of the year was delivered by Chadwick Boseman.
Betsy DeVos mocked for messy '60 Minutes' interview
Her refusal to acknowledge racial discrimination in schools during her 60 Minutes interview has cemented that reputation. DeVos' comments come not long after the White House unveiled a set of proposals to address gun and school safety.
Lack of quality wins keeps Huskers out of NCAA Tournament
Altman's last trip to the second-tier tournament came in 2012 when OR reached the quarterfinals before losing at Washington. This is the first time the teams have officially met since December 23, 1999, according to UW. "(Teams like Nebraska, St.
Was Meghan Markle's beret a nod to Princess Diana?
She joined Prince Harry and other members of the royal family at the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey . A more private evening reception will be held later by Harry's father, Prince Charles .
Tom Brady Shaves Head Raises Millions for Cancer Research!
His mom, Galynn , was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2016. "They call me Buzzy..." "What a fun #SavingByShaving event today. Over the past four years, Granite has contributed $14.7 million to Dana-Farber from its Saving by Shaving event.
OJ Simpson Confesses Murders To Book Publisher
Simpson was convicted of felonies including kidnapping, burglary and armed robbery in 2007, and jailed for up to 33 years. In 1995, Simpson was found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife and Goldman.
Boise State To Face Washington — NIT
Our goal is to get to NY and win it all. "So, we look forward to playing in the NIT and preparing for Mississippi State". For Nebraska, ultimately, it appeared to be less about the quantity of wins and more about the quality.