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Investors, employees and a need to fund deals push tech companies towards IPOs
Co-founder Daniel Ek to take on both roles amid signs of US move
Spotify in talks with SoundCloud, warning for old media, Dalian Wanda, StanChart and ‘megabrew’
European music platform leaders could unite to fight major tech rivals
Competition heats up with Apple for future of digital music
Artists such as Adele and Ed Sheeran boosted economy by $4.1bn
Paying subscribers would get first access to new albums in concession to major labels
US group to offer its subscription service free for six months on UK mobile phone network
Online music video service wants to fund expansion and develop new mobile and television services
Can innovations for sharing your records and playing them longer and louder help save the LP?
Music subscription service says App Store controls are ‘weapons to harm competitors’
Artists including Abba and Coldplay say Google service is ‘unfairly siphoning value’
Changing safe harbour laws is not the answer to musicians’ woes
Apple and Google able to put Swedish group’s one-trick business model under pressure
Streaming service adds users and splashes out on tech and marketing
Music labels will probably re-sign with the devil they know while lobbying for changes in the law
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