Spotify might be close to acquiring Soundcloud, FCC delays set-top box vote
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Spotify might be close to acquiring Soundcloud, FCC delays set-top box vote

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This is CNet and here are stories that matter right now. Spotify might be closer than ever to purchasing upload and streaming service SoundCloud. This isn't the first time Spotify has attempted an acquisition but according to the Financial Times, talks are further along than previous meetings. Spotify might be feeling the heat from other streaming services like Apple Music Which actually has less than half of the paid subscribers that Spotify has. The FCC says it will wait to vote on a proposal that will give cable subscribers the ability to ditch their cable boxes and the rental fees that go along with them. This would also require cable providers to make apps for a number of different platforms to make it easier to receive their broadcasts On average, cable customers pay $231 a year on rental fees. There's no word yet on a new date for the vote. With the iPhone 7 barely two weeks old, speculation has already begun about 2017's iPhone. 9to5Mac reports that a reliable source at KGI Securities Suspects the next iPhone will adopt a glass front and back similar to the design of the iPhone 4 and 4s. [SOUND] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the Cnet tech today app in the Apple app store.

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