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S01E04 – Kate Vale, MD of Spotify Australia

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This month we feature an interview of Kate Vale from Spotify Australia where she shares how streaming music service changed her life, why Near Field Communication tech excites her and a summary of how she got such a top job.
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Why I won’t be subscribing to the SMH tablet app


Because I’m not a chump.

From July 2, the Fairfax websites – the smh.com.au and theage.com.au – will provide free access to the first 30 articles users view each month. After that users will need to subscribe or delete their cookies.

The tablet apps of both ‘newspapers’ will adopt a freemium model leaving some sections free while others will require you to subscribe at $22 a month. Continue reading

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Why I love: Spotify


Spotify has been around for a while yet it only launched Down Under a month ago. I use it every day on my iPhone during my daily commute, via my WDTV in the living room (which is now basically my home stereo), at work (weirdly configured with Sonos to play music throughout the office) and, if I want to crank the Spice Girls, on my work PC (with my awesome new Beats by Dre Monster headphones). I’m using it now while I write this blog post on my iPad. Bobby Womack’s new Bravest Man in the Universe in fact.

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