Topics

Apple iPhone
Tidal flops out of iTunes Top 700 apps chart as company attempts reboot
Tidal flops out of iTunes Top 700 apps chart as company attempts reboot

Hear that? It’s the sound of the Tidal wave — crashing. Two weeks after rapper-entrepreneur Jay Z brought out Beyoncé and a half-dozen of the pop music world’s biggest stars onstage with him to roll out the Tidal high-quality music service as a new business model in the streaming world, the Tidal app has plummeted out of iTunes’ Top 700 iPhone apps chart. Initially it appeared in the Top 20, but now is nowhere to be found — and already the company is making some seismic changes in an attempt to reboot the nascent operation, having cut loose CEO Andy Chen and replaced him with former Aspiro CEO Peter Tonstad, laid off 25 employees and is...

Loading