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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 ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Business
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Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music

Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free, according to an upbeat report published on Tuesday.

dateMar 18, 2014 in Internet
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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, ...

dateMar 11, 2014 in Business
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Spotify snaps up The Echo Nest

Music streaming service Spotify announced Thursday it had acquired The Echo Nest, a company behind technology to suggest songs to listeners.

dateMar 06, 2014 in Business
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Digital music to feel impact of Big Data

A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London ...

dateFeb 26, 2014 in Internet
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California company seeks audio rebels

High Fidelity isn't just the name of a movie. For the better part of two decades, consumers have been willing to trade audio quality for convenience, forgoing their high-fidelity home stereos for white earbuds. But a Sacramento ...

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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