Just after announcing the resignation of its cofounder and CEO Tim Westergren, music streaming service Pandora is understood to be shuttering its operations around Australia and New Zealand, its offices to close within the month.
Music streaming startup Guvera Limited has announced it’s ceased operations, with founder and chief executive Claes Loberg departing the company.
While it may ensure every track is gold, it turns out that hooking up a personal streaming account in a commercial venue is against the law, and that’s where Melbourne startup QSIC comes in.
Despite the headlines, it’s not all doom and gloom for music services. In fact, Australian online radio station Pulse Global has been going from strength to strength since it began refreshing its business model in 2012.
Showing that companies of all sizes struggle to find business models that everyone agrees with, Taylor Swift has criticised Apple for choosing to offer customers a free three-month trial of its new Apple Music streaming service, which is set to launch on June 30.