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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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Spotify turns up volume as losses fall

The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, announced Tuesday its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third, in a year of spectacular expansion.

Nov 25, 2014
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Steve Jobs' video testimony transfixes courtroom

(AP)—Three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on Friday as attorneys played a video of his testimony in a class-action lawsuit that accuses Apple of inflating ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Carlos Slim invests $40 mn in Shazam music app

Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim has acquired a 10.8 percent stake in Shazam, the British company behind a music recognition smartphone application that instantly identifies songs and artists.

Jul 08, 2013
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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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YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of an ad-free subscription service and a new format designed to make it easier to find millions of songs that can still be played for ...

Nov 12, 2014
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