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Apple's iTunes ranks fourth in JD Power satisfaction survey for paid streaming video

08/25/2016, 02:08 pm

J.D. Power on Thursday published a new customer satisfaction survey for paid video streaming services, ranking Apple's iTunes below three major competitors.

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Apple Music Festival to feature Elton John, Alicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, others

08/25/2016, 03:08 am

Apple on Thursday announced the full lineup of its upcoming Apple Music Festival slated to kick off on Sept. 18 in London, where music industry icons like Elton John and Alicia Keys will take the stage at the historic Roundhouse theater with up and coming stars including Chance the Rapper and The 1975.

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Frank Ocean's Apple Music releases potentially mark beginning of end for streaming exclusives

08/24/2016, 09:08 pm

After four years out of the spotlight, Frank Ocean last week debuted not one, but two new albums on Apple Music. And while the rare double release delighted fans, it raised the ire of one of the world's biggest record labels, potentially marking the beginning of the end for streaming exclusives.

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Spotify looks to squeeze record labels over streaming rights ahead of IPO

08/23/2016, 06:08 pm

Coming off a year of heavy net losses, Spotify, the world's largest music streaming service, is attempting to negotiate better terms with record labels as it prepares for a potential initial public offering next year.

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Samsung to shut down Milk Music streaming service in September

08/22/2016, 09:08 pm

Samsung on Monday announced it will officially end Milk Music streaming services in September, bringing an end to the company's in-house product that launched in the U.S. only two years ago.

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Amazon looks to debut Echo-only streaming music service, undercut industry pricing by half

08/22/2016, 09:08 pm

In a move that undercuts the entire streaming music industry, online retail giant Amazon is reportedly developing $4 or $5 per month subscription service that could see release next month. The catch: the service only works with Amazon Echo hardware.

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10th anniversary Apple Music Festival to start Sept. 18 in London

08/22/2016, 02:08 pm

Apple on Monday announced the 10th anniversary Apple Music Festival, which will run from Sept. 18 through 30 at London's Roundhouse.

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Frank Ocean releases new album 'Blonde' as Apple Music exclusive

08/21/2016, 12:08 am

Two days after dropping a "visual album" called "Endless," Frank Ocean on Saturday debuted his hotly anticipated album "Blond" -- "Blonde" on Apple Music and iTunes -- as a two-week windowed exclusive on Apple's streaming music service.

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Apple opens Red Cross donations towards Louisiana flood relief

08/19/2016, 03:08 pm

Apple on Friday launched donations to the American Red Cross via iTunes and the App Store, spurred by the flooding in Louisiana which has forced thousands of victims out of their homes and caused widespread property damage.

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Pandora planning to take on Apple Music with on-demand streaming as soon as Sept. - report

08/19/2016, 01:08 pm

Long a radio-only service, Pandora is preparing to delve into the world of on-demand streaming as soon as September, a report said on Friday.

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Frank Ocean releases visual album 'Endless' on Apple Music

08/19/2016, 12:08 am

Some four years after his last full studio release, R&B singer Frank Ocean on Thursday debuted a new visual album called "Endless" exclusively on Apple Music.

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Apple opens iTunes carrier billing to Japan, expected to bring option to more countries soon

08/17/2016, 09:08 am

Apple has launched carrier billing options in Japan, giving residents there an alternative to using credit or gift cards when making purchases from iTunes, Apple Music, or the App Store.

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Apple Music signs partnership deal with Cash Money Records [u]

08/16/2016, 07:08 pm

Apple in a bid to deliver exclusive content to Apple Music customers has inked a deal with Birdman's Cash Money Records, a record label representing rap stars including Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, according to a report on Tuesday.

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US antitrust officials decline to change agreements on songwriting royalties

08/04/2016, 04:08 pm

On Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division said it won't be seeking any changes to agreements on songwriter royalties, maintaining the status quo for streaming services like Pandora and Apple Music.

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Apple Music 'Planet of the Apps' series brings on Paltrow, Vaynerchuk, will.i.am

08/04/2016, 01:08 pm

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, musician will.i.am, and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk will all serve as advisors to the app developers selected for the Apple 'Planet of the Apps' video series.

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Apple Music lands exclusive streaming rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album 'Glory'

08/03/2016, 11:08 pm

Apple Music has won another round in the ongoing streaming music war, as Britney Spears on Wednesday announced her new album, "Glory," will be made available exclusively on Apple's service later this month.

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Apple Music for Android emerges from beta in newest app update

08/03/2016, 04:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday released version 1.0.0 of the Apple Music Android app, making relatively minor changes, but officially taking the service's Android support out of beta.

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Apple now licensing OpenTV streaming technologies, ends worldwide litigation

08/02/2016, 02:08 pm

An agreement has been forged between Apple and the Kudelski group, with Apple paying to license a suite of media streaming patents, to conclude an international patent battle.

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Bloomberg Radio stream added to Apple Music in over 100 countries

08/02/2016, 02:08 pm

Apple will provide the Bloomberg Radio news channel stream for free, 24 hours a day, to all countries that have the full Apple Music experience.

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Frank Ocean's new album to see release Friday as Apple Music exclusive

08/01/2016, 05:08 pm

Popular R&B singer Frank Ocean's hotly anticipated album "Boys Don't Cry" is reportedly set to release this Friday exclusively on Apple Music, the latest high-profile win for Apple's streaming service.

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