Topic: Apple Music
03/24/2017, 02:03 pm
Apple on Friday took the unusual step of reissuing Tuesday's iTunes 12.6 update, stripping out a "Show on Profile Page" toggle that may have accidentally hinted at plans for Apple Music.
03/23/2017, 02:03 pm
A new interview with Beats 1 head Zane Lowe emphasizes Apple's message about how streaming is the future, and that Apple is possibly looking to expand live Beats-branded streaming radio stations even further.
03/20/2017, 08:03 pm
On its first full day of availability, Drake's new album More Life set a new record on Spotify of 61.3 million streams by users. Apple Music also hit a record number of streams for the same album: 89.9 million.
03/19/2017, 01:03 am
Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, fake news, surveillance advertising, clickbait and viral plagiarism.
03/17/2017, 02:03 pm
After some criticism about the artist's integrity and independence, Chance the Rapper made a series of tweets and revealed some of the only solid information about what Apple pays for exclusive releases on Apple Music.
03/16/2017, 03:03 pm
Starting Thursday, Apple Music launched a new user-driven promotional program on Twitter with the hashtag "#MusicForEveryMinute", promoted by student ambassadors who will be rewarded with an extra three months of free subscription.
03/13/2017, 09:03 am
Two more celebrities have announced their involvement with the Apple Music version of "Carpool Karaoke," this time "Game of Thrones" stars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.
03/07/2017, 05:03 pm
Business magazine Black Enterprise on Tuesday announced Bozoma Saint John, the head of global marketing for Apple Music, as one of a number of people highlighted in its "Most Powerful Women in Business" list for 2017.
03/03/2017, 12:03 pm
Apple has shared a pair of commercial spots that aired during the United Kingdom's BRIT Awards last month, with the two ads promoting Apple Music to viewers as a venue to listen to the nominated and winning musical acts featured during the show.
03/03/2017, 11:03 am
Senior Apple executives have been talking to big-name Hollywood TV and film producers in the past two weeks in a bid to recruit them, a new report claims, as part of what could be a more ambitious video strategy.
03/02/2017, 01:03 pm
In select countries -- notably excluding the U.S. so far -- people wanting to pay for iTunes, iBooks, App Store, or Apple Music purchases can do so through carrier billing, which simply adds the cost onto monthly phone bills. Here's how to set that up, whether you're on an iPhone or another device.
02/28/2017, 03:02 pm
A variety of Apple cloud services experienced outages and slowdowns on Tuesday in what appeared to be a major issue with Amazon Web Services, which hosts some of the biggest online companies in the U.S.
02/16/2017, 12:02 pm
Apple could have bolstered its video content strategy significantly with an acquisition of a production company, a report claims, with discussions allegedly involving Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Eddy Cue said to have potentially led to a purchase of Imagine Entertainment.
02/15/2017, 10:02 am
In an interview this week, Apple's Chief Financial Luca Maestri addressed questions regarding Apple's research spending, a possible import tax as part of a larger reform package, and the new Apple Headquarters as tourist attraction.
02/14/2017, 03:02 pm
Disney and Google have drawn back their support of "PewDiePie," a leading YouTube star and the centerpiece of the YouTube Red subscription service, after a recent video featured an anti-Semitic joke. The shakeup comes just as Apple has begun teasing two upcoming exclusive programs for Apple Music.
02/14/2017, 12:02 am
Apple SVP of Internet and Software Services Eddy Cue joined media partners during Monday's Code Media conference, covering a wide range of topics including the company's upcoming Apple Music exclusives "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke."
02/12/2017, 10:02 pm
Apple Music's "Carpool Karaoke" series now has a trailer, featuring a first wave of stars including James Corden, Will Smith, Metallica, Chelsea Handler, Blake Shelton, Shaquille O'Neal, John Legend, John Cena, and Ariana Grande, amongst others.
02/12/2017, 09:02 pm
After Prince abruptly pulled his music from all streaming services save for Tidal in 2015, the Purple One's Warner Brothers catalog, which contains a majority of his biggest hits, has returned.
02/11/2017, 03:02 pm
An anonymous source familiar with the matter claiming to be involved in production of the series reports that Apple has wrapped up documentary series "Planet of the Apps" on an Apple-constructed set near Hollywood.
02/10/2017, 03:02 pm
The power of Apple's advertising influencing music sales has come into the spotlight again, with the use of Marian Hill's 'Down' in the first TV advertisement for AirPods revealed to have made a considerable impact on track sales.