Daily Archives: January 4, 2018

Spotify hits 70 million subscribers

Ahead of going public, Spotify just announced it’s killing it on the subscriber front. As of today, Spotify has 70 million subscribers compared to Apple Music’s 30 million. Last July, Spotify had more than 60 million paid listeners and over 140 million active users. There’s essentially

Game of Thrones isn’t coming back until 2019

Winter isn’t coming any time soon. Today HBO broke it to dedicated fans the world over that Game of Thrones won’t be returning until 2019. Game of Thrones star actress Sophie Turner gave as much away in an interview with Variety last month, though many fans

Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple this year

Jimmy Iovine, the music mogul who sold Beats to Apple in 2014, is reportedly leaving Apple later this year (in August), Billboard reports. Word on the street is that Iovine’s departure is timed with his Apple shares fully vesting, according to Billboard. Back in May

Can municipal broadband save the open internet?

No challenge around the future of the internet looms larger in the coming year than what to do in the aftermath of the repeal of net neutrality. Open internet proponents were stunned at last month’s vote, which struck at the heart of the belief that

White House bans personal cellphone use in the West Wing

In a statement on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that personal cellphones will no longer be allowed in the West Wing. “The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for the Trump administration and