Siri and Spotify hand in hand, Apple and Spotify discuss

The time would be to the healing process between Apple and Spotify with Siri as justice of the peace. The Information reports of the discussions to allow Siri to control the streaming service competitor to Apple’s Music : the subscribers would be able to ask the wizard song, artist or playlist from their library in Spotify.

Daniel Ek, the owner and founder of Spotify.

This possibility has nothing far-fetched : during the WWDC in June, Apple announced that the streaming services, apps, podcasts and audio books will be able to use Siri to play their content (read : iOS 13 : Siri opens up to other apps to stream music, podcast, audio books). Even if Spotify is not the most reactive to adopt technologies — Apple’s Split View on the iPad, for example, this feature coming in iOS 13 may be interested in the company.

But the fact that there are discussions between Apple and Spotify shows that the two companies seek a middle ground after the beginning of the year awful. The company anglo-Swedish has filed a complaint before the european Commission for the practices deemed anti-competitive american manufacturer. A survey of Brussels is in progress on the subject.