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Music of the spheres: Star Songs

(Phys.org) —Plato, the Greek philosopher and mathematician, described music and astronomy as "sister sciences" that both encompass harmonious motions, whether of instrument strings or celestial objects. ...

Jun 04, 2013
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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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How smartphone tech could change behavior

Funneling a steady stream of diversions straight to your pocket, smartphones are often cast as the ultimate distractors. But a University of Michigan engineering professor sees potential for them to be something quite the ...

Dec 24, 2013
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Music video platform Vevo comes to Germany

US online music video channel Vevo said Monday it will launch its services in Germany this year after reaching a licensing deal with GEMA, the country's publishing rights agency.

Sep 02, 2013
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Hearing the unheard in Beethoven

Quirky, lyric, comic – critics have called Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E flat, Opus 31, No. 3, many things, but assistant professor of music Roger Moseley has an entirely new perspective: He says the piece is an auditory ...

May 10, 2013
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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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What corporations can learn from Microsoft

A failure to recognize and adapt to changes in mobile computing is what ultimately led to the most recent change at the top of Microsoft. But the blame should not fall solely on the shoulders of CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently ...

Aug 29, 2013
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YouTube to launch music service amid indie dispute

YouTube will launch a new subscription music service, the company acknowledged Tuesday after being dragged into a public dispute over royalties that will result in the blockade of some independent artists' music videos.

Jun 18, 2014
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