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Topic: Apple Music

Apple Music reportedly preparing Hi Res Audio streaming for 2016

12/20/2015, 07:12 pm

Apple is said to be developing a new Hi-Res Audio format featuring an expanded 96kHz, 24bit sampling rate for its Apple Music subscribers, leveraging the higher fidelity audio output capabilities of Lightning ports.

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The Beatles expected to stream on Apple Music, Spotify, others starting Christmas Eve

12/19/2015, 05:12 pm

Legendary rock group The Beatles are likely to make their streaming debut next week, according to a new report, which suggests Apple Music subscribers will be able to access the band's iconic catalog starting on Christmas Eve.

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Apple Music now works with Sonos in new beta

12/15/2015, 12:12 pm

Sonos' wireless speakers gained beta support for Apple Music on Tuesday, thanks to an updated Sonos Controller app, and new on-device software for beta participants.

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Apple gives retail employees 9 month free Apple Music subscriptions

12/14/2015, 07:12 pm

Later this month, Apple will be giving its retail employees a 9 month free subscription to Apple Music, in addition to the urBeats headphones the company earlier gave to its retail staff as a holiday gift.

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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.

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Spotify might allow high-profile artists to restrict music to paid subscribers, report says

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.

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iOS 9.2 now available with Apple Music improvements, a Top Stories section in News, Mail Drop in Mail

12/08/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched iOS 9.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, packing in a number of of new features including improvements to Apple Music related to playlists, saving songs, and browsing content, as well as other new functions and bug fixes.

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Apple raises iTunes Match/Apple Music upload limits above 25,000 songs [u]

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.

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Beats Music users have until Jan. 19 to transfer playlists, data to Apple Music

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.

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Apple Music rival Tidal taps 3rd CEO in 8 months, promises focus on live & exclusive content

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.

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Apple Music will arrive on Sonos via public beta program Dec. 15

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.

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Apple airs 2015 Christmas TV ad starring Stevie Wonder & Andra Day

11/25/2015, 12:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday uploaded its annual Christmas TV ad to YouTube, which this year stars singers Stevie Wonder and Andra Day.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple Pay, 4-inch iPhones, iPad Pro woes & more

11/21/2015, 06:11 am

The biggest news this week revolved mostly around Apple Pay, but there was also an official Apple Watch dock launch, problems with the iPad Pro, and more rumors of a 4-inch iPhone.

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Jimmy Iovine says finding music is difficult for some women [u]

11/19/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple Music exec Jimmy Iovine is getting flak for supposedly sexist comments made during a interview on Thursday, where he said a recent ad series was made because finding music is difficult for "some women."

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New Adele album to be withheld from Apple Music, Spotify, other streaming services

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.

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MetroPCS unveils Music Unlimited, lifts data caps on streaming services including Apple Music

11/17/2015, 12:11 pm

MetroPCS will on Thursday launch Music Unlimited, a perk which jettisons the prepaid carrier's regular data caps when listening to streaming music services such as Apple Music.

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Pandora snaps up Rdio technology and employees for $75M

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.

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Adele might skip '25' release on Spotify in favor of Apple Music, other paid services

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.

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Apple Music for Android beta now available on Google Play

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.

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China to clamp down on Internet music platforms in 2016

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.

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