Spotify just acquired the Echo Nest, a company that analyzes music data and gives you recommendations for songs to listen. This is a clever move by Spotify as the company it has brought, also powers some of the biggest radio apps in the music industry i.e Spotify’s home ground.
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Spotify has now acquired music discovery and intelligence company The Echo Nest, according to an announcement made this morning. The Echo Nest is a company that specializes in music discovery and playlist AI among other things, its music recommendation technology is used by many of Spotify’s competitors. 256 more words
Whoa! Did you hear that? If you’re in the digital music business, that ear piercing sound you just heard is the cracking of the industry’s landscape. 942 more words
Spotify’s acquisition of music data and recommendation company the Echo Nest is a clear statement from a pre-IPO Spotify to the market that it takes the challenge of the Tyranny of Choice seriously. 514 more words
Streaming service Spotify is betting that the future of music will be powered by Big Data. The company announced today that it is purchasing the Echo Nest, a music intelligence company that helps power Internet radio for Spotify competitors like iHeartRadio, Rdio, and Xbox Music. 384 more words