EXCLUSIVE Fighting to survive, Tencent-backed Indian music app Gaana turns to subscriptions

EXCLUSIVE Fighting to survive, Tencent-backed Indian music app Gaana turns to subscriptions

A man listens to music as he waits for his train at Churchgate railway station in Mumbai December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Tencent-backed Indian music streaming app Gaana has switched to a paid subscription model to avoid closing down after … Read more

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest Meituan stake worth $24 billion

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest Meituan stake worth  billion

Tencent seeks to kick off Meituan stake sale this year-sources Sale seeks to placate regulators, monetise 8-year-old bet-sources Stake sale likely to be done as a block trade – sources Move comes after Tencent’s divestments of JD.com, SEA stakes Meituan shares sink 10%; Tencent shares recover HONG KONG, Aug 16 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings … Read more

Tencent Music’s revenue beats view as more Chinese users pay for songs

Tencent Music’s revenue beats view as more Chinese users pay for songs

The logo of China’s Tencent Music Entertainment Group is seen next to an earphone in this illustration picture taken March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME.N) bettered quarterly revenue estimates on Monday as a slate of original content … Read more

Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist

Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist

George Degiorgio confesses to crime in interview from jail Says he will implicate others in assassination plot Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in 2017 VALLETTA, July 5 (Reuters) – The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters … Read more

Spotify rebrands live audio streaming service

Spotify rebrands live audio streaming service

The Spotify logo hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange as the company quotes its shares with a direct listing in New York, USA, April 3, 2018. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up April 12 (Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Apple faces extra EU antitrust charge on music streaming probe

EXCLUSIVE Apple faces extra EU antitrust charge on music streaming probe

BRUSSELS, April 11 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) faces a further EU accusation of antitrust in the coming weeks in an investigation triggered by a complaint from Spotify (SPOT.N), said a person who is familiar with the case, a sign that EU enforcers are strengthening their case against the US company. The European Commission last year … Read more