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Spotify's impressive growth continues. Photo: Spotify

Spotify’s impressive growth continues. Photo: Spotify

Spotify now has a whopping 60 million active listeners, 15 million of which are paying for a Spotify Premium subscription, the European company confirmed today. Spotify has added around 2.5 million paying subscribers in just two months — and that’s despite being given the boot by Taylor Swift.

Google takes on AirPlay with Cast. Photo: Google

Google takes on AirPlay with Cast. Photo: Google

Google today announced a new Apple AirPlay competitor called Google Cast, which lets you stream audio from a whole bunch of popular apps to Cast-compatible speakers. The search giant has teamed up with a number of popular services for its launch, including Pandora, Rdio, and NPR One.

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is already excellent value for money at its regular retail price of $30, so Amazon’s Black Friday discount, which brings the price down to just $22.99, makes it an absolute steal. And is if that wasn’t enough, the device also comes with two months of Hulu Plus absolutely free.

Music Key could be the best music streaming service yet. Photo: YouTube

Music Key could be the best music streaming service yet. Photo: YouTube

The YouTube music streaming service you’ve been hearing about for months is finally here. It’s called YouTube Music Key, and it lets subscribers stream and save high-quality music and music videos on the web and on Android and iOS devices. For now, however, you’ll need an invite to use it.

Oyster

If you want unlimited music for an affordable monthly fee, you sign up to Spotify or Rdio. If you want movies, you choose Netflix. But what if you want books? Well, there’s Oyster, which today makes its debut on Android and offers over 500,000 ebooks on-demand for just $9.95 a month.

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