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Gary Vaynerchuk slams Apple for 'Planet of the Apps' marketing flop

07/23/2018, 05:07 pm

As Apple prepares its big move into original content, a star of "Planet of the Apps," one of its first generation of shows, has spoken out about how the company handled the marketing of that series.

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Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine slapped with $25 million verdict in Beats royalty suit

06/27/2018, 05:06 pm

Steven Lamar, a former business partner of Beats Electronics founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, has been awarded a $25 million verdict in a lawsuit against his former associates involving royalties for Beats headphones.

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Fake news: Apple isn't killing iTunes music downloads

03/30/2018, 05:03 am

Google and Facebook have helped fuel the viral redistribution of another false report that Apple was planning to kill off all music downloads in iTunes next year in order to force users into an Apple Music subscription streaming plan. They're wrong, here's why.

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Jimmy Iovine to step down as Apple Music chief in August, take on consulting role, report says

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

The music industry luminary, part of Apple since the Beats purchase in 2014, plans to give up day-to-day involvement but will stay with the company.

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Jimmy Iovine says he's staying at Apple, rumors 'had nothing to do with reality'

01/09/2018, 09:01 pm

Industry big shot and Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine reiterated his commitment to the company on Monday, saying he's "loyal to the guys at Apple" and has no plans to leave.

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Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine expected to leave company in August

01/04/2018, 05:01 pm

Former Interscope chief executive and Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine, who came to Apple through its acquisition of headphone maker Beats, will reportedly leave the company later this year -- and will likely take a hefty payday with him when he does.

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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine says services like Spotify & Pandora can't be profitable

11/29/2017, 04:11 pm

Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine once again criticized the business models of rivals in an interview published on Wednesday, this time arguing that streaming services without other attached businesses are inherently unprofitable.

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Apple Music execs Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre break ground on new USC academy

10/12/2017, 01:10 pm

The founders of Beats, now executives at Apple Music, broke ground this week on a new academy named after them at the University of Southern California.

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Apple Music breaks through to 30 million subscribers

09/28/2017, 11:09 am

Apple Music has topped 30 million paid subscribers, Apple confirmed on Thursday, supplying background for an interview with executives Jimmy Iovine and Larry Jackson, and Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe.

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Apple Music exclusive 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' trailer arrives

05/22/2017, 01:05 pm

The first trailer for the Apple Music-Exclusive documentary on Bad Boy Records -- "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" has been released.

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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine defends paid-only model, claims free tier would have 400M users

05/17/2017, 02:05 pm

In an interview published this week, Beats co-founder and Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine raised vocal opposition to the concept of "free" music, simultaneously arguing that if Apple had a free tier like Spotify, it would "have 400 million people on it."

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'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' confirmed as Apple Music exclusive

04/27/2017, 11:04 am

Almost immediately validating rumors, a new documentary on Bad Boy Records -- "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" -- has been announced as an Apple Music exclusive, arriving on June 25.

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5 Apple execs crack Billboard Power 100 list, including Cue, Iovine & Saint John

02/09/2017, 02:02 pm

Apple executives have received high placings in Billboard's 2017 Power 100, a list of the major players in the music industry, with Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine, and Robert Kondrk sharing fourth place behind the chief executives of Live Nation, Universal Music, and Spotify.

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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine talks joining Apple, intersection of tech and music

02/07/2017, 02:02 pm

A new interview with Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine discusses what led the executive to join the Apple Music project and the challenging times ahead for both streaming services, and the recording industry.

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Jimmy Iovine says Apple Music creating 'pop cultural' experience with new TV content

01/16/2017, 09:01 am

Responding to reports that Apple Music content will expand further into full-length movies and TV shows, a key executive with the service -- Jimmy Iovine -- said over the weekend that Apple is willing to do "whatever hits popular culture smack on the nose" in order to differentiate itself.

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Jimmy Iovine talks past, future of Apple Music in new interview

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.

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Eddy Cue talks music with Bruce Springsteen at Apple's SoHo store

09/29/2016, 09:09 am

Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, sat down for an interview with rock musician Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday night, who appeared at Apple's SoHo store in New York City to promote his new autobiography Born to Run.

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Apple reveals algorithm behind Apple Music mixes, execs discuss past and future of service

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.

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'Intentional' culture clash between Apple, Beats causes friction, aims to 'create something groundbreaking'

05/04/2016, 08:05 am

The $3 billion acquisition of Beats sparked a culture clash between the headphone maker and Apple, but the conflict was apparently an intentional attempt to shake things up in Apple's music business, according to a new report.

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Apple Music to get more intuitive UI, expanded Beats 1 radio, 'marketing blitz' at WWDC

05/04/2016, 08:05 am

A year after its debut, Apple's $10-per-month music streaming service is reportedly set for a major overhaul at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, including a shakeup to its user interface aimed at making it easier to use.

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