Teaching a computer to recognise different music genres is a tricky task, but a new approach might yield a breakthrough.
Gary MarshallSpotify generates money for artists, but it's a fraction of what they'd get from a sale.
In depthIts history is one of illegal file-sharing and downloads, but its future is streaming and hi-res quality.
Ad-supported free streaming could soon be available on mobile devices as well as desktops and the web.
OpinionThe Radiohead singer has pulled a bunch of songs from Spotify with a tirade about how the streaming service is ripping off new artists. But he's wrong.
Another new study has again found that digital music sales are still not hurt by piracy or music streaming sites.
Neil Young has beef with the quality of digital audio and he's on a mission to save it with a new music service and player named Pono.
One classical music record label has credited its Spotify app with a 50 per cent increase in its iTunes sales.
Sainsbury's has opened an online music download store on its entertainment website, replete with 2.3 million tracks.