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Report: Tidal Hasn't Paid Music Royalties For The Past Six Months

3 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Tidal , like all music streaming services, is required to pay royalties to record labels each time a song is played. That's how artists get paid for their work, which is an old way of doing things, but it still exists in 2018 with streaming music. Now, Spotify has also fallen behind with royalty payments, but for Spotify, the reason is because it's tough to gauge how much the company owes record labels in royalties - which is something it is working on fixing. But for Tidal, it's a bit deeper than that. Tidal is running out of money. A report that surfaced a few months ago indicated that...
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Tidal Investigating 'Potential Data Breach' After Reports of Late Royalty Payments and Inflated Streams

Tidal Investigating 'Potential Data Breach' After Reports of Late Royalty Payments and Inflated Streams

3 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

A few days after Norwegian news site Dagens Næringsliv accused subscription music service Tidal of being months behind on royalty payments , as well as falsifying and inflating streaming numbers, Music Business Worldwide now reports that Tidal has learned of a "potential data breach" on its platform.
Tidal CEO Richard Sanders said in a statement that when the company learned of the potential data breach it "immediately" began trying to uncover the source, while also reporting it to authorities and taking "proactive" steps to strengthen the service's security. Tidal's measures in the wake...
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LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a BOGO deal from T-Mobile

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Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

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Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab A costs less than $200 at Best Buy

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Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

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With the announcement of the new YouTube Music last week, Google's official stance is that Play Music will stick around in parallel. In recent months, the service has only... Read more ...

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

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