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Independents line up behind Apple Music

Several independent music label groups, including those representing Adele, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, say they can now support Apple Music after Apple reversed a decision not to pay royalties during the 90-day free trial ...

dateJun 24, 2015 in Business
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Spotify prompts industry debates on streaming

From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.

dateNov 24, 2014 in Internet
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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.

dateAug 01, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 29, 2014 in Business
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