Apple Music signs Taylor Swift to exclusive 1989 World Tour concert video, retail store promotion [u]
12/13/2015, 09:12 pm
Apple has partnered with Taylor Swift to deliver a concert video of her 1989 World Tour exclusive to Apple Music, as well as an extended holiday season promotion in Apple retail stores and on iTunes gift cards and an appearance on Beats 1 Radio.
12/11/2015, 05:12 pm
Apple on Friday released a minor update for the OS X version of iTunes, adding enhanced classical music listening options for the company's streaming Apple Music service that bring it in line with Music on iOS.
12/08/2015, 07:12 pm
Streaming music giant Spotify is apparently buckling under the load of increased competition from the likes of Apple Music, as a report on Tuesday claims the service is considering a new content "windowing" policy that would make music from select artists available only to paying subscribers.
12/07/2015, 12:12 pm
Legendary group The Beatles launched a new digital collection of films and videos exclusively on the iTunes Store on Monday, featuring 50 completely restored and remastered presentations from the Fab Four.
12/05/2015, 11:12 pm
Some users are again claiming that Apple has raised the song upload/matching limit for iTunes Match and Apple Music libraries over 25,000, as promised in June by SVP for Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue.
12/03/2015, 08:12 pm
Apple on Thursday sent out an email blast notifying users of the erstwhile Beats Music service that they have until Jan. 19, 2016, to transfer playlists, song picks and preferences to Apple Music before that data is flushed.
12/02/2015, 02:12 pm
Beleaguered streaming service and Apple Music competitor Tidal on Wednesday announced the appointment of former SoundCloud executive Jeff Toig as its new CEO, marking the company's third chief executive in a span of only eight months.
11/30/2015, 02:11 pm
Sonos and Apple will launch support for the Apple Music subscription service this month on Dec. 15, though it will initially be available as a public beta to users of Sonos speaker systems.
11/19/2015, 02:11 pm
Singer Adele's new album, 25, reportedly won't be made available on streaming services like Apple Music or Spotify when it launches on Friday.
11/17/2015, 11:11 pm
Apple's content delivery and Maps networks suffered concentrated outages late Tuesday, as the company's system status page showed downtime for various iTunes related services and a brief, but complete shutdown of Apple Maps.
11/16/2015, 05:11 pm
Streaming music giant Pandora announced it will spend $75 million to acquire technology, intellectual property and talent from on-demand competitor Rdio, which plans to file for bankruptcy as part of the deal.
11/16/2015, 10:11 am
Germany's Federal Cartel Office is investigating the details of Apple's deal for purchasing audiobooks from Amazon, given the companies' market leading positions, a report said on Monday.
11/11/2015, 12:11 am
Less than two weeks before Adele's highly anticipated album "25" is set to drop, the artist's camp is at odds with Spotify over limiting playback to paying subscribers, meaning the streaming music firm might see another huge release slip through its hands to land on subscription services like Apple Music.
11/10/2015, 12:11 pm
Apple on Tuesday released a beta version of its Apple Music service for Android users, just the third time the Cupertino company has crafted an application for its rival mobile operating system.
11/10/2015, 01:11 am
China this week announced plans to ratchet up its Internet policing policies and will soon impose strict rules that require online music service providers -- which as of September includes Apple -- to filter out "harmful" content prior to streaming.
11/05/2015, 08:11 am
The latest advertisement for the Apple Music subscription service showcases pre-show preparations by country artist Kenny Chesney, including a trip to the gym tracked by his Apple Watch.
11/02/2015, 03:11 pm
Apple is hiring a person to help create "original content and live projects" for several of its online services, including Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store, according to a job listing discovered by AppleInsider.
10/27/2015, 11:10 am
Apple is now reportedly offering carrier billing as a way of paying for iTunes purchases, beginning with the German branch of wireless carrier O2.
10/23/2015, 07:10 pm
Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews on Friday said he expects listenership to rebound after seeing Apple Music contribute to a decline of 1.3 million active users for the third quarter of 2015, noting the launch of Apple's streaming service is having roughly the same impact as that of iTunes Radio in 2013.
10/15/2015, 08:10 am
Several of Apple's online services suffered a major outage on Thursday morning, marking the fourth such incident in less than a week. [Updated]