Apple will reportedly introduce an Apple Watch with LTE capabilities later this year, according to a report Friday.
Spotify has extended its lead as the world's largest streaming company as it announced Thursday that it had 50 million paying subscribers.
Song streaming on subscription services more than doubled in the United States last year, bringing solid growth to the music industry despite sagging album sales, data showed Monday.
A majority of online music consumers now listen on smartphones amid the boom in streaming services, the global music industry group said Tuesday.
Music streaming firm Deezer said Friday it aimed to become profitable in two years, and was already making money in its home market of France.
Americans have for the first time streamed more music on audio services such as Spotify than through videos, in a welcome shift for the industry, a study said Tuesday.
In a further sign that the download era is waning, Warner Music Group says it made more money from streaming platforms than any other single source of recorded music revenue in the latest quarter.
Tidal, the streaming service led by Jay-Z that launched to a mixed reception a year ago, said Tuesday it has climbed up to three million subscribers.
The Beatles are set to release their back catalogue on streaming sites including Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal for the first time from Christmas Eve, the band's website said Wednesday.
British rockers Coldplay, one of a select number of acts that have shied away from Spotify, will put their latest album on the leading streaming site after a one-week delay.