Study reveals a common beat in global music
A new study carried out by the University of Exeter and Tokyo University of the Arts has found that songs from around the world tend to share features, including a strong rhythm, that enable coordination ...
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Apple bets on radio splash in streaming bid
In its bid to become a power in music streaming, Apple is devoting its vast resources to create what it hopes will be a first truly global radio station.
Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
Apple aims to become online music powerhouse (Update 2)
Apple is making its play to shake up online music with a subscription service combining on-demand songs, streamed playlists and a social stage for musicians.
Apple set to turn up music dial
Apple is expected to unveil a ramped up music service Monday that builds on the iPhone maker's strengths in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora and other established players.
Apple Music goes live as tech giant bids on streaming
Apple's new streaming service went live Tuesday with a flashy radio station and artist exclusives as the company that had dominated digital music through iTunes looks to the future.
Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead
In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.
Computers get with the beat: Automatic classification of music by genre
As yet another music streaming service comes online to rival the countless available outlets for so many different genres, a new approach to classifying music to make archiving, sorting and music discovery easier is published ...
In reversal, Taylor Swift to stream only on Apple
Pop superstar Taylor Swift said Thursday she would stream her latest album exclusively on Apple, capping an 180-degree shift after she threatened a boycott.
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 ...
Google Play enters free streaming with radio
Google Play on Tuesday expanded to Internet radio, becoming the latest streaming player to provide free content despite controversy among artists.
Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry
Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business ...
Google teams up with orchestras to target classical
Google teamed up with five leading orchestras in a bid to draw more classical music lovers to digital music as the streaming sector booms.