News tagged with electronic music

Apple closes acquisition of Beats music

Apple said Friday it closed its $3 billion deal for Beats, the high-end audio equipment and streaming music service, a tie-up that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences.

Aug 01, 2014
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Apple's Beats buy is two-sided for music streaming

Apple's $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the music streaming industry: It's hard to succeed in the business without offering othe ...

May 29, 2014
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Five things to know about Apple's duet with Beats

Apple CEO Tim Cook looked like he wanted to dance Wednesday as he discussed his company's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. The deal, by far the most expensive in Apple's 38-year history, will ...

May 29, 2014
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Beats buy could broaden Apple's reach

An Apple buy-out of hip headphone maker Beats Electronics could expand the iPhone maker's lucrative domain and play into plans for its next big thing, analysts said Friday.

May 09, 2014
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Report: Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2B

Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music industry impresario Jimmy Iovine, according ...

May 09, 2014
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California company seeks audio rebels

High Fidelity isn't just the name of a movie. For the better part of two decades, consumers have been willing to trade audio quality for convenience, forgoing their high-fidelity home stereos for white earbuds. But a Sacramento ...

Feb 17, 2014
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Digital music gets a cubist makeover

An 8-inch wooden cube may be an unlikely spark for a musical revolution – but that's the hope of a collaboration of electronic engineers and musicians working towards hackable electronic instruments that ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Review: Beats Music proves it has some heart

There's no shortage of music subscription services that offer unlimited streaming for a monthly fee. The conceit of the latest offering, Beats Music, is that its playlists and other recommendations are curated ...

Jan 29, 2014
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FAA moving toward easing electronic device use

The U.S. government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during taxiing, takeoffs and landings.

Jun 21, 2013
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