06/28/2016, 08:06 pm
Operating in the background of the music industry's slow pivot to streaming distribution, Apple is quietly financing music videos, documentaries and other unique opportunities in hopes of scoring fresh exclusives for Apple Music.
06/27/2016, 01:06 pm
The first full-length album by up-and-coming rapper Dreezy, No Hard Feelings, will launch as a temporary Apple Music exclusive on July 15, according to Interscope Records.
06/24/2016, 12:06 am
Grammy Award-winner Adele's latest album, "25," was made available for streaming through a variety of services at midnight on Friday, including Apple Music and Spotify, some seven months after initial release.
06/23/2016, 04:06 pm
Apple could be on the verge of filling a major hole in its Apple Music international coverage, as reports on Thursday claim contracts have been signed to bring the streaming service to South Korea.
06/15/2016, 09:06 pm
Rockstar-cum-Apple executive Trent Reznor spoke out against YouTube this week, calling the free streaming platform "disingenuous" and a problem for musicians looking to earn a living, a problem solved by Apple Music's subscription sales model.
06/14/2016, 04:06 pm
There is no official wind-down schedule for iTunes music downloads, and while sales are on the decline they're still doing better than expected, Apple's head of internet software and services said in an interview published Tuesday.
06/08/2016, 12:06 pm
Despite vocal denials by the company, Apple is still considering phasing out iTunes music downloads in favor of streaming services, a new report claims.
06/07/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple's internet radio options expanded on Tuesday with the addition of NBC Sports Radio, a 24-hour live station with high-profile sports talk personalities.
06/06/2016, 07:06 pm
Further blurring the line between technology and high fashion, Apple on Monday added the Apple Music Fashion channel to its streaming platform containing songs curated by noted designer -- and music aficionado -- Alexander Wang.
06/06/2016, 02:06 pm
Apple over the weekend launched two new Apple Music ads, both featuring musician and Beats 1 show host DJ Khaled in the wake of his new single with Drake, "For Free."
06/02/2016, 10:06 pm
Apple on Thursday released a minor update to its iTunes media management platform to address a variety of small problems and bugs, including compatibility issues with the OS X VoiceOver accessibility feature.
06/02/2016, 04:06 pm
The invalidation of two more Smartflash patents may put Apple in a good position to avoid paying a $532.9 million patent verdict rendered in February 2015, a report claimed on Thursday.
06/01/2016, 04:06 pm
A component of Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, was hit with extended downtime on Wednesday, causing numerous problems for people trying to play songs and albums.
05/23/2016, 03:05 pm
Chance the Rapper's new album Coloring Book -- currently an Apple Music exclusive -- has reportedly become the first streaming exclusive to debut in top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
05/17/2016, 08:05 pm
James Pinkstone, whose blog post about an apparent iTunes music deletion bug went viral last week, said on Tuesday that Apple flew two senior software engineers across the country in attempts to troubleshoot the issue.
05/17/2016, 04:05 pm
The iTunes 12.4 update appears to have improved the speed of Apple's jukebox software, even though the company isn't actively promoting that fact, according to user comments on Reddit and Twitter, and first-hand experience by AppleInsider.
05/17/2016, 02:05 pm
Activist investment firm Corvex Management is pushing streaming radio service -- and Apple Music competitor -- Pandora to seriously consider selling the company, instead of pursuing what it has dubbed a "costly and uncertain business plan."
05/16/2016, 01:05 pm
Alongside a slew of other platform updates, Apple on Monday released OS X 10.11.5 -- a maintenance update for OS X El Capitan -- and iTunes 12.4, with an improved interface and a solution for music libraries being silently deleted.
05/13/2016, 07:05 pm
Apple in a statement Friday said it is investigating reports of a supposed Apple Music compatibility bug that deletes local music files without user permission, adding that an updated version of the media management software is expected for release next week.
05/12/2016, 09:05 am
Pop singer Taylor Swift on Thursday posted her latest Apple Music ad on Twitter, using her image and following to sell the service's "For You" playlist recommendations.