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Can Amazon compete? A look at the streaming music wars

Amazon is officially in the music streaming business.  The online retail giant this week debuted Amazon Music Unlimited, its service meant to compete with Spotify and Apple Music.  The music streaming service costs $7.99 a month for Prime members — $2 cheaper than the $9.99 rate set by the major streaming options so far.  SEE ALSO: Why a Spotify executive is backing a new music composition startup But is that enough for Amazon to compete with the biggest players in music? On this week's episode of Mashable's business section podcast Biz Please, business editor Jason Abbruzzese, business reporter Kerry Flynn and I sat down to discuss Amazon's prospects and our own music streaming habits.
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