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Tidal vs. Spotify: My four weeks with Jay Z's streaming service

I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.

By May 6, 2015

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'We tell Spotify no, YouTube does it anyway': The music industry's love-hate relationship with YouTube

At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".

By May 22, 2015

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Jay Z has been calling Tidal subscribers personally while CEO bows out

Tidal's new owner Jay Z has been calling customers personally to thank them for subscribing, while CEO Andy Chen has left the company.

By April 17, 2015

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Jay Z turns the Tidal, and we discover the man who invented stereo in CNET UK podcast 427

Madonna, Kanye and Beyoncé are taking on Spotify, and Amazon has the best April fool prank that's actually real. We think.

By April 2, 2015

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Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

Alicia Keys joined rap mogul Jay Z, Madonna and other music icons to introduce Tidal, what they call the first artist-owned streaming-music service.

March 31, 2015

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Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

The rapper mogul's celebrity-packed unveiling touted Tidal as the first artist-owned streaming music service of its kind, but it was scant on details about what that means.

By March 30, 2015

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Kanye, Rihanna and Beyoncé turn blue for Jay Z's Spotify rival Tidal

Madonna, Coldplay and Taylor Swift are among the big hitters backing Jay Z's lossless audio service, which is set for a major announcement today.

By March 30, 2015

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Jay Z splashes out $56 million on Spotify rivals WiMP and Tidal

The big money purchase puts the rapper into competition with Spotify and Dr Dre's Beats.

By January 30, 2015

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Spotify rival Deezer launches podcasts, questions freemium services

With Taylor Swift recently pulling her catalog from Spotify to protest its "freemium" model, rival service Deezer is examining the best way to appeal to both customers and musicians. CNET chats with CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht.

By May 19, 2015

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How streaming makes a hit record last longer

Record industry insiders have given an insight into how streaming services like Spotify and Tidal offer new long-term benefits -- but how do artists keep fans interested?

By May 15, 2015