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Report: Spotify plans to launch a free, ad-supported mobile music option

According to The Wall Street Journal, Spotify could launch free, ad-supported mobile music as early as next week, together with limited a la carte selections.

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Spotify turns to street artists' work to inspire its employees

Spotify hired local street artists to give the walls of its New York City offices a cutting-edge, local flare.

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Spotify honors Nirvana with a horrible mess of a music documentary series

It's like a really terrible version of VH1 Behind the Music, but on Spotify.

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New Twitter Music app brings trending tunes straight to Spotify

Using Twitter Music directly in Spotify actually fixes some of the most glaring flaws of the service.

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Hands on with Yamaha's Spotify Connect AV receivers

Spotify's new Connect service was launched this week and audio device makers used the IFA electronics show to launch the first wave of products that tie into it, including the Yamaha RX-A830 audio receiver.

Are mix tapes legally protected? Spotify suit questions originality of compilations

Is track order a legally-protected concept? The courts will have to sort this one out.

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Spotify Connect is like Chromecast for connected audio systems

Spotify's newly announced Connect service hands your music stream off to Connect-enabled speakers, but it's only for premium subscribers.

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Spotify Browse gets official, brings the service's best curated playlists to your ears

Beyond mere "best of" lists, Browse has a playlist for every mood, occasion, and news clip.

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Music discovery by mood or by news: Browse tab appears in (some) Spotify web players

The Discover tab works for what it does, but the new Browse feature looks to fill in the gaps by offering curated playlists based around moods, top lists, and more.