02/15/2016, 09:02 am
The highly anticipated new album from Kanye West has launched exclusively on streaming service Tidal, and the outspoken rapper took to Twitter to ask fans to subscribe, while also disclosing his apparent financial woes.
02/12/2016, 05:02 pm
During a wide-ranging interview published on Friday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi revealed fresh statistics on the company's various internet services like Apple Music, which now boasts more than 11 million paying subscribers.
02/12/2016, 01:02 pm
Apple is reportedly set to get into the original content business, competing with the likes of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and others, with a new TV show starring one of its own employees: Dr. Dre.
02/10/2016, 07:02 pm
In conjunction with Apple Music's introduction to the Sonos connected speaker platform, the two companies teamed up to create a comprehensive ad campaign highlighting the scientific benefits of listening to music out loud.
02/09/2016, 06:02 pm
After month of waiting, Apple Music subscribers who are also invested in the Sonos speaker ecosystem will finally get native access to Apple's streaming music service on Wednesday, a report said Tuesday.
02/04/2016, 04:02 pm
Speaking at a recent internal "town hall" event, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted that services beyond Apple Music might soon make the leap to additional platforms, like Android.
02/04/2016, 11:02 am
The iTunes Store, the iOS and Mac App Stores, and even the Apple TV were among services affected by a midday outage on Thursday, leaving some people unable to reach them or make purchases. [Updated]
02/03/2016, 07:02 pm
Apple in an update to the Android version of Apple Music on Wednesday added the ability to save downloaded songs to an SD card, greatly increasing the offline listening library capacities for phones running Google mobile operating system.
02/01/2016, 09:02 am
Apple Music's search feature was down for many subscribers on Monday, leaving much of the service impractical to use.
01/29/2016, 01:01 am
As announced earlier this month, Apple on Friday discontinued free access to ad-supported iTunes Radio channels, folding the content into Apple Music as part of a broader push to grow adoption of its subscription service.
01/20/2016, 08:01 am
Netflix this week revealed that in 2015, its streaming video service accounted for 37 percent of peak download Internet traffic in North America, more than doubling YouTube, and coming well ahead of Apple's iTunes.
01/15/2016, 07:01 pm
In an email blast to Apple Music customers on Friday, Apple announced a change in its fee structure that will make the currently free iTunes Radio service a subscription-only feature for the first time since its launch in 2013.
01/14/2016, 11:01 am
Some Apple Music listeners are currently experiencing serious problems with the service, including not being able to stream anything at all, according to numerous grievances on Twitter. [Updated]
12/29/2015, 05:12 pm
Two months after starring in an Apple Music ad, country music star Kenny Chesney talks about his decision to collaborate with the tech company in a new interview that also includes commentary from Apple Music head of content Larry Jackson.
Amazon's top home audio product this holiday was a turntable, besting an Apple AirPlay-compatible receiver
12/28/2015, 03:12 pm
While streaming services like Apple Music and digital downloads from storefronts like iTunes rule the music industry, listener appreciation for analog vinyl audio remains high, as evidenced by new holiday sales data released by retailer Amazon.
12/28/2015, 12:12 pm
Beats 1 was just the beginning, new trademark applications from Apple suggest, with four more live streaming radio stations potentially on the way.
12/28/2015, 09:12 am
Online discussion about the streaming debut of The Beatles centered around the two presumed industry leaders, Spotify and Apple Music, while listeners' favorite track was "Come Together," a new analysis reveals.
12/22/2015, 10:12 pm
A report on Tuesday confirms rumors that the Beatles will make their streaming music debut on Christmas Eve, with availability on major platforms including Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Tidal and Amazon's Prime Music.
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.
12/18/2015, 04:12 am
Apple's decision to split its App Stores out of Eddy Cue's iTunes and iCloud oversight and instead assign them to Phil Schiller, its head of worldwide marketing, appears to based on an effort to differentiate platform management of developers' interactive apps from the reselling of static content from media holders, and to handle each appropriately.