Apple Store has singled out Ethereum-based music streaming app, Audius, among the over 2.2 million app on the platform.
The iOS-focused app marketplace promoted the application, Audius, to its 4.5 million followers, after selecting the music streaming app in the midst of several others.
The Ethereum-based platform was launched late January on Apple Store, and has since then been performing excellently.
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Audius has been performing well in the iOS app since it went live on the Apple Store. The team behind the initiative are already working on launching the platform on Google Play as well.
Audius is a brand-new blockchain-based streaming platform designed as succor to all musicians to build a fanbase, share their numerous works in progress, and also publish their completed tracks for the world to listen.
The startup makes us of Ethereum blockchain network to address the most necessary needs of the music industry.
The platform is working on competing with SoundCloud in the latter’s bid to practically fight copyright infringement. Audius is completely avoiding SoundCloud’s copyright issues and won’t host-user uploaded contents itself.
The platform is open-source and built on the blockchain, meaning the responsibility of hosting, making available uploaded contents, are the prerogatives of the registered node operators. This idea, would serve as a protection means from punishments of copyright infringements.
Ethereum Becoming A Widely Used Blockchain Network
Ethereum is gaining adoption among businesses especially large firms wanting to solve issues. Forbes, on April 17, 2019, released the lists of top 50 billion-dollar companies making use of Ethereum blockchain.
In the list, it was stated that Amazon and Overstock are using the Ethereum blockchain for supply chain and retail, while Anheuser-Busch Inbev is using the network for consumer goods and beverages.
Also, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Fidelity, Signature Bank, UBS, and Northern Trust are making use of the blockchain network for one or two banking and financial services.
In the same line, the likes of Ciox Health and Metlife Fintech are making use of the blockchain technology healthcare and insurance purposes.
Google, HPE, Microsoft, VMware, Siemens, Comcast, Samsung, HTC, Intel and some other big companies are also using the Ethereum blockchain solution for one or two purposes.