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Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for ‘Camera Search’

Tech Crunch reports: "Snapchat is building a visual product search feature, codenamed 'Eagle,' that delivers users to Amazon’s listings. Buried inside the code of Snapchat’s...

Tencent Music Confirms US IPO, Spotify Could Net $2.7B

Hypebot reports: "Chinese internet giant Tencent confirmed it will be spinning off its music unit with a US IPO. Details of the offering, which...

Spotify Tests Ad-Skipping Option for Free Users in Australia

Billboard reports: "As of Monday (July 2), free Spotify users in Australia will be able to start skipping ads as a part of the company’s new...

Ticketmaster Accused Of Scalping Its Own Tickets

Hypebot reports: "Secondary ticketers have fired a new salvo in their ongoing legal battle with Ticketmaster, saying in a court filed counter-complaint that the...

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Music Modernization Act

Hypebot reports: "The Senate Judiciary Committee today unanimously voted to approve the Music Modernization Act, including the CLASSICS Act. The comprehensive legislations updates music...

Pandora and iHeartRadio subscription streams to impact Billboard’s charts

Techcrunch reports: "Billboard will begin using Pandora Premium and iHeartRadio subscription streams to inform its Billboard 100 and Billboard 200 charts, along with other streaming-inclusive charts, the company announced...

Snap is reportedly about to launch its own gaming platform

Tech Crunch reports: "Snap is seeking to explore new ground as it tries to outrun Instagram’s efforts to copy its features. Its newest effort may...

Prince Estate Signs Deal With Sony Music to Rerelease 35 Catalog...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Prince's estate and Sony Music Entertainment announced Wednesday they have signed an exclusive distribution agreement that covers 35 of the...

W Hotels Announces Return of Wake Up Call Music Festival Series:...

Billboard reports: "If you love music festivals and traveling, the W Hotels has the luxury experience you’re looking for. Wake Up Call, the brand's...

AXS Launches ‘Game-Changer’ Ticketing Solution Taking On Secondary Market

Billboard reports: "AXS is to launch what it describes as a 'ground breaking' ticketing solution to take on scalpers and provide a fair route...