Monday November 30, 2020

YouTube Music has Spotify in its sights

YouTube’s own AI and search function will be a big worry for the competition

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

21st June, 2018
The YouTube Music application. Pic: Getty

There are two reasons above all others that will get Irish people thinking seriously about subscribing to YouTube Music and/or YouTube Premium. If you’ve got Spotify, Deezer, or pretty much any other existing streaming service, you will know that there are two pieces of Irish culture, two alternative national anthems, that aren’t there.

Put em under Pressure, the anthem of Italia 90 for Irish folk, has yet to hit any...

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