Jay Z's subscription music service halves the price for members who join an existing account, which matches competitors like Spotify. But Apple still offers the best deal for families.
Commentary: Rihanna's highly anticipated new album exclusively dropped on Tidal. Getting first dibs on highly coveted new releases might be what it takes to save the flailing music streaming service.
At Google's Nexus press event in San Francisco today, the search giant announced a new family plan that gives up to six people access to the Google Play Music library for $14.99 a month. Check out how it compares to competitive plans from Apple, Spotify, Rdio, and Tidal.
Technically Incorrect: Even though he joined Jay Z on stage, Butler says the artists knew nothing about the PR was being conducted for the streaming service. He also says the iPhone isn't the cause of civilization's decline.
On the job as interim CEO with Tidal for less than three months, Peter Tonstad is the second CEO to exit the artist-owned music service this year.
Technically Incorrect: In a radio interview, the musician and businessman suggests Jay Z's new service is all business and no real artistic difference.
I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.
Tidal's new owner Jay Z has been calling customers personally to thank them for subscribing, while CEO Andy Chen has left the company.
It's an old-school trio on today's show. Peter Ha, Justin Yu and Jeff Bakalar discuss the week that was pop-culture and tech including the Trevor Noah announcement, Deadpool news, Tidal, Full House and more.
Madonna, Kanye and Beyoncé are taking on Spotify, and Amazon has the best April fool prank that's actually real. We think.