Topic: Apple Music
12/06/2016, 09:12 pm
Less than 18 months after its debut in 2015, Apple's fledgling music streaming service Apple Music recently surpassed 20 million subscribers, a milestone that took rival Spotify some seven years to reach.
11/30/2016, 01:11 am
Bozoma Saint John, global marketing executive for Apple Music and iTunes, took part in a brief interview as part of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen conference on Tuesday, offering those in attendance a lesson in self-confidence she learned as a teenager.
11/29/2016, 10:11 pm
Apple on Tuesday expanded Apple Music student membership eligibility to include more than 30 markets, with the latest round of additions extending the subscription tier to countries like Canada, China, India and more.
11/22/2016, 05:11 pm
Apple is venturing further into the automotive industry in a deal with Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, which on Tuesday said it will offer Apple Music to passengers as part of a new in-car experience.
11/20/2016, 11:11 pm
Apple on Sunday released a new Apple Music ad spot featuring Drake getting pumped -- literally and metaphorically -- to Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood," a meta callback to Swift's own commercial for the streaming music service.
11/15/2016, 09:11 pm
Apple has secured exclusive first access rights to "808," a documentary film chronicling the impact the Roland TR-808 programmable drum machine had, and continues to have despite its discontinuation 33 years ago, on the music making world.
11/07/2016, 07:11 pm
Apple recently hired a handful of former employees and purchased key technology from defunct streaming music startup Omnifone, a report said Monday, clearing up rumors suggesting Apple acquired the now bankrupt company earlier this year.
11/05/2016, 01:11 pm
Record Bird is a free iPhone app that allows users to be informed about new and upcoming music releases from their favorite artists. And this week it was updated to add support for Apple Music, making it easier than ever to be in the know about upcoming album releases.
11/04/2016, 12:11 pm
Folk/rock artist Neil Young's back catalog has returned to streaming music services including Apple Music, Deezer, and Spotify, a report noted on Friday, a little over a year after the musician declared a moratorium over audio quality issues.
10/31/2016, 10:10 pm
Apple is reportedly investigating a major price drop for its Apple Music streaming service, a move that could potentially trim $2 off the going rates of both individual and family plans by the holiday season.
10/25/2016, 05:10 pm
In typically vague fashion, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook evaded questions and offered little in the way of details during his company's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. But his comments on original content could fuel speculation that Apple plans to make more original content or perhaps acquire a high-profile content maker.
10/25/2016, 05:10 pm
Despite posting year-over-year drops in Mac and iPhone revenue, and flat iPad numbers, there was one bright spot in Apple's September-quarter sales results: a 24 percent increase from services.
10/20/2016, 12:10 pm
Business conflicts between Apple Music and Tidal are have been blocking some potentially popular projects from happening, rapper Kanye West claimed in surprise comments during a Seattle concert on Wednesday.
10/17/2016, 06:10 pm
Next year's SXSW tech and music gathering will include a keynote speech from Apple Beats 1 lead DJ Zane Lowe, among its 700 presentations.
10/12/2016, 11:10 pm
Apple on Wednesday shared a fresh ad spot focusing on new and refined features included in the revamped Apple Music app, which launched in September as part of iOS 10.
10/11/2016, 08:10 pm
Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine discussed the makings of Apple's streaming service in an interview published Tuesday, saying it took ten years to build the right team of people able to bridge the gap between technology and pop culture.
10/06/2016, 08:10 pm
Apple Music and Spotify on Thursday granted subscribers access to unofficial, user-uploaded remixes, a first for the streaming services, thanks to partnerships struck with music rights management firm Dubset.
10/06/2016, 09:10 am
Apple is planning to unite many of the teams working on its disparate internet services, relocating them to its Cupertino headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop, a report said on Thursday.
09/28/2016, 02:09 pm
In terms of customer satisfaction, at least, Apple Music is the top-rated streaming music service, J.D. Power said in its first Streaming Music Satisfaction Study, published on Wednesday.
09/26/2016, 08:09 pm
Mixed in with the usual PR speak and promises to make Apple Music the most accessible, consumer-friendly streaming service available, Apple executives in a wide-roving interview published Monday hinted at the development of exceedingly advanced personalized playlist algorithms.