Apple asks record labels for exclusive iTunes releases
Apple Inc. has begun pressuring the major record companies to offer new releases exclusively through its iTunes store - a move that would initially block availability on streaming services such as Spotify or Beats Music, ...
Twitter eyes music-sharing service SoundCloud
Twitter is mulling plans to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud to fuel growth at the social network, the news site Re/code reported Monday.
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 ...
Apple dances to new tune with Beats deal
If Wall Street struggles to see the logic in Apple's $3 billion deal for Beats Music, it may look across the river to Brooklyn, hometown of Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine.
Review: Value in Amazon Prime goes beyond shipping (Update)
Spending $99 a year for an Amazon Prime membership to get free shipping hardly seems like a deal. After all, I can usually get free shipping by spending at least $35 on a single order.
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
(AP)—The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs
(AP)—Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.