Jay-Z spotted meeting with Samsung execs, Tidal acquisition may be in the cards

Jay-Z’s high-res music streaming service, Tidal, hasn’t been off to a great start, despite the amount of celebrity endorsements it had at launch. The hip-hop star offers a unique selling point – lossless music encoded at the whopping 1,411 kbps in FLAC or Apple Lossless formats. Compared to most other tune streamers that max out at 320kbps, Tidal should be the dream of audiophiles, right? Well, not exactly, as those folks are not that big a part of the market, and the monthly subscription of US$ 19.99 for the high fidelity streaming is double the usual fee for the competition.

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