Spotify & Uber partner up, passengers now control their ride’s music

November 15, 2014 3:02 PM

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Uber is set to announce a new deal with Spotify on Monday that will change the way you ride in the back seat of your favorite taxi-alternative service. Or, at least the music you listen to while riding. With a forthcoming update to the Uber app, once picked up, passengers will be able to pick music from their own Spotify playlists to listen to on the car's stereo.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, two sources have said that a conference call with reporters will have Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and a special guest, speculated to be Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, making the announcement. The invites tease it a "first-of-its-kind partnership," meaning it's sure to ma...

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