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Top 4 Brightest Entrepreneurs in Britain Who Have Brought Their Startup Ventures into Stellar Success

When people talk about successful startup tech companies, the first thing that comes to mind is Silicon Valley. But half way across the world, four bright founders from Britain are changing the startup venture industry.

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Spotify says sorry over new private policy

Spotify expresses regret after customers enraged in social media about the streaming app's unlawful access of personal information due to its new privacy policy.

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President Obama shares his choice of songs on Spotify summer playlist

President Barack Obama had handpicked his own song playlist on Spotify, a first from the White House, while the President is having his vacation in Martha's Vineyard.

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From radio to TV, Spotify's content chief Ken Parks joins Pluto TV

Internet television startup service Pluto TV has announced that Ken Parks, former content chief of the streaming music service Spotify, is joining the company as executive chairman in October of this year.

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Google launches free streaming service ahead of Apple Music debut

Google Inc launched a free version of its music streaming service on Tuesday, as it sought to upstage the debut of Apple Inc's rival service next week.

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Spotify Raises $526 Million in Face Off with Apple

To counter the threat possessed by Apple Inc's new Apple Music subscription service, Spotify, the current leader in the music-streaming business organized a new round of funding from investors on Tuesday.

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No need to be industry number one, says Spotify founder

Playing down the threat to his business from the world's most valuable company, the founder of music streaming service Spotify said the industry was big enough for several players and his firm did not have to be number one.

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CFO Yoshida's Sony revamp wins over investors, tough decisions loom

Months after Sony Corp bought So-net, the broadband provider's chief chided CEO Kazuo Hirai for having his "priorities in the wrong order".

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One Direction makes Billboard history, knocks Swift from No. 1

British boy band One Direction became the only group to score four consecutive No. 1 debuts on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, ousting Taylor Swift from her chart-topping reign.

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Iranian blues and jazz bands find fans in Tehran

Behzad Omrani grew up in Tehran, in a house ringing to the sounds of his father's record collection - mostly the twangs and twirls of American Country & Western.

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U2's Bono defends under-fire music streaming services

Irish rocker Bono has defended Spotify from criticism it pays too little to people who create music, saying digital music streaming services are opening up new ways for musicians to reach their public.

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Amazon starts Netflix-style book service amid publisher spat

Amazon.com Inc launched a $9.99-per-month subscription service on Friday that lets customers read as much as they choose from its library of more than 600,000 digital books.

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Apple strikes a new chord in the future of music

More than a decade ago, the late Steve Jobs pulled one of his trademark reality distorting maneuvers, browbeating music label executives into selling songs on Apple Inc's then-nascent iTunes digital store for a mere 99 cents apiece.

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Beats Music looks to raise more funding to take on Spotify

Santa Monica, US-based music streaming service Beats Music is looking to raise between $60 million and $100 million in a new funding round in a bid to keep up with bigger rival Spotify, as the Beats Electronics spin-off failed to attract the targeted number of subscribers since its January launch.

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Rhapsody puts end to The Echo Nest partnership

Rhapsody and Napster will stop using the recommendations of The Echo Nest following its acquisition by rival Spotify earlier this month,

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