1. SoundCloud signs Sony deal, prepares to launch paid subscription service

    SoundCloud signs Sony deal, prepares to launch paid subscription service

    The deal with Sony means that SoundCloud now has agreements with the three major labels, which have been made on the terms that SoundCloud will launch a streaming service.

    Fri, 18 Mar 2016, 10:32am
  2. Wednesday Wrap: Jay Z snubs Spotify, new Noble headphones, world's smallest portable projector

    Wednesday Wrap: Jay Z snubs Spotify, new Noble headphones, world's smallest portable projector

    From the news that Jay Z is removing some of his albums from Spotify and Apple Music, to new premium in-ear monitors from Noble and the world's smallest portable projector - it's time for the What Hi-Fi? Wednesday Wrap...

    Wed, 16 Mar 2016, 04:12pm
  3. 3 ways to save the streaming music industry

    3 ways to save the streaming music industry

    Can streaming save the music business? With physical sales waning and streaming short on profit, many musicians are struggling to make money. But with the digital music industry in its infancy, there's time for change

    Mon, 14 Mar 2016, 03:55pm
  4. Sonos lets staff go as focus turns to paid streaming and voice control

    Sonos lets staff go as focus turns to paid streaming and voice control

    Sonos CEO John MacFarlane has announced “with a heavy heart” that the company has had to lay off some staff as it navigates "an industry in transition".

    Thu, 10 Mar 2016, 10:45am
  5. Wednesday Wrap: Record Store Day releases, Amazon Fire TV update, Roberts radio accessories

    Wednesday Wrap: Record Store Day releases, Amazon Fire TV update, Roberts radio accessories

    From the news that Record Store Day has revealed the full list of exclusive releases, to Amazon adding two more catch-up services to its Fire TV devices, and Sony Music Sweden letting its artists know how much their songs are earning them, it's What Hi-Fi?'s Wednesday Wrap.

    Wed, 09 Mar 2016, 11:55am
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  7. Leema Acoustics Quasar is an amp, DAC and streamer in one

    Leema Acoustics Quasar is an amp, DAC and streamer in one

    The new streaming amp/DAC is the latest addition to the company’s Stellar series and will be on display at the Bristol Show 2016.

    Tue, 23 Feb 2016, 11:08am
  8. ELAC DS-101 Discovery Music Server to launch at Bristol Show 2016

    ELAC DS-101 Discovery Music Server to launch at Bristol Show 2016

    ELAC’s music server is powered by Roon and removes the need for a computer for streaming music.

    Tue, 23 Feb 2016, 10:58am
  9. Apple Music gains a million new subscribers in one month

    Apple Music gains a million new subscribers in one month

    The fledgling music streaming service is growing at an increasing rate, having gained 11m subscribers in the seven months since it launched, but it still has some way to go to beat Spotify.

    Mon, 15 Feb 2016, 10:07am
  10. CÜR Music launches US rival to Spotify and Pandora

    CÜR Music launches US rival to Spotify and Pandora

    The three biggest recorded music companies, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group have licensed the new service, which has just launched in the USA.

    Mon, 01 Feb 2016, 01:42pm
  11. Amazon plans new music streaming service to take on Spotify

    Amazon plans new music streaming service to take on Spotify

    Amazon could be about to launch a brand new music streaming service to take on the likes of Spotify et al, but there's no word on what this might mean for its existing service Prime Music...

    Fri, 29 Jan 2016, 12:15pm

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