Daniel Ek

Type: Person
Name: Daniel Ek
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music streaming

Music subscription service Spotify is getting ready to switch its data delivery technology from P2P to a server-client model, according to a TorrentFreak report . Spotify has long been using P2P for its desktop client, but not for mobile and web listening, ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Spain’s social wi-fi tycoon

Nine years ago, Martin Varsavsky unveiled what sounded like a barmy idea - getting people to plug in a piece of kit to their home router and share their wi-fi with anyone who happened to be passing by.But Fon, the first social wi-fi network, took off, ... [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blood, money and Spotify

Who better to interrupt an afternoon listening to Spotify than Daniel Ek, the founder of the online music service himself? Lost in our latest playlist, The Londoner was stopped short by a rare interview with the meticulous 31-year-old Swede in this month’s ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Spotify Bought by Google

Spotify, the music power house is going to look good in Google’s portfolio and was reportedly purchased for over $4 billion dollars. This could give Google a much-needed edge over Apple in the digital music arena. Google has other music app’s that are ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Spotify set to be challenged on home turf

Published: 30 Mar 2014 15:02 GMT+02:00Updated: 30 Mar 2014 15:02 GMT+02:00Swedish music giant Spotify is facing a battle for supremacy on home soil after French streaming company Deezer entered the market along with Google, while Apple have been mooted ... [Published The Local Sweden - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 4 reports

Spotify could be eyeing fall IPO

The music-streaming service Spotify may file for an IPO this fall, Quartz said, citing informal chats between the firm and investment banks.Citing informal conversations between the company and investment banks, Quartz said Spotify has taken many other ... [Published Here Is The City - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Music in Sweden: The land of Abba takes to streaming

STOCKHOLM – “We think the whole world will look like Sweden,” says Daniel Ek, the 31-year-old boss of Spotify, a streaming service based in Stockholm.The world’s music executives hope Ek is correct. They have been sending delegations there to study how ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Daniel Ek is Collecting Data That…

It’s about the data and the footprint.SEE MORE: From the March 18, 2014 issue of VarietyIn other words, the more information you have, the fewer mistakes you make, and if you’re America-centric, you’re gonna get your butt kicked by those who see the entire ... [Published Variety - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

I have a stream

“WE THINK the whole world will look like Sweden,” says Daniel Ek, the 31-year-old boss of Spotify, a streaming service headquartered in Stockholm. The world’s music executives hope Mr Ek is correct. They have been sending delegations there to study how ... [Published The Economist - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 7 reports

Together, Spotify And Echo Nest Want To Build The Facebook Connect Of Music

"We want to enable straight playback from Spotify on other services", CEO Daniel Ek tells me. It's part of why his company just acquired The Echo Nest, the top music personalization and discovery API in the industry. EchoNest's CEO Jim Lucchese explains ... [Published TechCrunch - Mar 06 2014]
First reported Dec 11 2013 - Updated Dec 12 2013 - 3 reports

Spotify goes mobile with free music streaming

Spotify extended its free music streaming service to smartphones and tablets on Wednesday, ramping up a challenge to rivals such as Pandora. Spotify released applications that allow users to listen to songs from the Sweden-based company's library using ... [Published France24 - Asia Pacific - Dec 11 2013]
First reported Dec 11 2013 - Updated Dec 11 2013 - 2 reports

Spotify goes free on mobile devices through the magic of shuffling

Today's Spotify announcements are all about free - but it's not only tablets that are getting some love from the company. CEO Daniel Ek took the stage to announce that there will be a free version for any device that can access the service. The ... [Published Engadget Mobile - Dec 11 2013]

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Keeping (music) pirates at bay [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published GigaOM - Apr 17 2014]
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published NewTeeVee - Apr 17 2014]
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published GigaOM - Apr 17 2014]
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 17 2014]
Blood, money and Spotify [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 15 2014]
Spain’s social wi-fi tycoon [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]
Spotify now plays in Phl [Published Philippine Star - Apr 15 2014]
FGCU hosts Solar Go-Kart Challenge [Published Naples Daily News - Apr 11 2014]
Spotify Bought by Google [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 02 2014]
Spotify Should Have Looked This Beautiful Since... [Published Business Insider - Apr 02 2014]
Successful People use non-digital solutions to ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Mar 31 2014]
Spotify set to be challenged on home turf [Published The Local Sweden - Mar 30 2014]
Tech City: I hate to say ‘I told you so’ [Published The Kernel - Mar 28 2014]
Spotify could be eyeing fall IPO [Published Here Is The City - Mar 28 2014]
Spotify could be eyeing fall IPO [Published CNBC - Mar 27 2014]
Spotify plans to go public this fall [Published TD Ameritrade - Mar 27 2014]
Spotify is planning an IPO for this fall [Published Quartz - Mar 27 2014]
Spotify hinting at public offering [Published Baruch College Ticker - Mar 24 2014]
Music in Sweden: The land of Abba takes to stre... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
Daniel Ek is Collecting Data That… [Published Variety - Mar 21 2014]
Zuckerberg sister Randi draws A-listers to ‘Roc... [Published New York Post - Mar 21 2014]
I have a stream [Published The Economist - Mar 20 2014]
Music in Sweden: I have a stream [Published The Economist - Business - Mar 20 2014]
A Brave New World: Spotify and the Future of Music [Published Harvard Political Review - Mar 20 2014]
Here Comes The Spotify IPO... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 11 2014]
Spotify's new credit line fuels IPO speculation [Published The Independent - Mar 10 2014]
Music industry increasingly relying on sweet, s... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Mar 08 2014]
Together, Spotify And Echo Nest Want To Build T... [Published TechCrunch - Mar 06 2014]
Together, Spotify And Echo Nest Want To Build T... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Mar 06 2014]
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Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published NewTeeVee - Apr 17 2014]
Music subscription service Spotify is getting ready to switch its data delivery technology from P2P to a server-client model, according to a TorrentFreak report . Spotify has long been using P2P for its desktop client, but not for mobile and web listening, ...
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published GigaOM - Apr 17 2014]
Music subscription service Spotify is getting ready to switch its data delivery technology from P2P to a server-client model, according to a TorrentFreak report . Spotify has long been using P2P for its desktop client, but not for mobile and web listening, ...
Spotify gives up on P2P technology for music st... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 17 2014]
Music subscription service Spotify is getting ready to switch its data delivery technology from P2P to a server-client model, according to a TorrentFreak report . Spotify has long been using P2P for its desktop client, but not for mobile and web listening, ...
Music in Sweden: I have a stream [Published The Economist - Business - Mar 20 2014]
“WE THINK the whole world will look like Sweden,” says Daniel Ek, the 31-year-old boss of Spotify, a streaming service headquartered in Stockholm. The world’s music executives hope Mr Ek is correct. They have been sending delegations there to study how ...
Music industry increasingly relying on sweet, s... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Mar 08 2014]
Once, all you needed to succeed in the music business were a pair of golden ears and some hustle. Now, it also takes mountains of data. That is the thinking behind a string of recent music technology deals, including Spotify’s announcement Thursday ...
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