All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘beats music’

Apple Is Working Hard to Kill Spotify’s Free Tier: Report

Apple knows it’s going to be an uphill climb when it relaunches its Beats-based music streaming service this summer – and the company may be taking some rather direct measures to cripple the competition. According to a report from The Verge, Apple has been attempting to convince the major record labels to stop licensing their music to the likes of …

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Beats Music: Bought So Apple Could Shut It Down?

When Dr. Dre sold off Beats Music and the rest of his Beats brand for upwards of three billion dollars, it was assumed that Apple had big plans. The sort of plans that would allow Beats Music to flourish as is. However, a report by TechCrunch claimed that the tech giant intends to eventually shut down Beats Music. The $10 …

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Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers Will Reportedly Run iTunes Radio

As you may know, Apple has officially completed its acquisition of Beats after winning regulatory approval earlier this week. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting, citing people familiar with the matter, that Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers will oversee iTunes Radio. The report says: Rogers, a former Yahoo executive, will run both teams to create cohesion in Apple’s streaming-music …

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Trent Reznor Will Remain With Beats Music

Trent Reznor is not leaving the Beats Music company. Last week, Apple announced that they would be purchasing Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion, and founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre would be joining the company. However, there was speculation that the company’s chief creative officer Reznor would not be following and was reportedly leaving the company. Despite …

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Apple Is Buying Beats Because It Has an Assload of Money (Says Funny or Die)

The big rumor in the tech world this week is that Apple is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, makers of the Beats by Dre headphones and recent launcher of a streaming music service. The news came out of left field, and left many analysts scrambling to figure out just what the hell was going on. Beats is a very …

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Beats Music Streaming Service Launches on January 21

The streaming music service industry is about to get yet another large player. Beats Electronics this weekend announced that’s its new streaming music service, Beats Music, will be launching on January 21. Customers can go ahead and reserve their screen name for the service through the Beats website. Like other streaming music services, Beats Music will provide subscribers with a …

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