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Topic: Apple Music

macOS 10.15's standalone Music, Podcasts & TV app details & icons revealed

04/10/2019, 10:04 am

A report on Wednesday reinforced evidence that the next major version of macOS will have standalone Music, Podcasts, and TV apps, also giving a glimpse at new icons.

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Apple reportedly removes pro-democracy music from Apple Music in China

04/09/2019, 09:04 pm

Apple recently pulled songs by pro-democracy artists from its Apple Music service in China, according to a report on Tuesday, suggesting the company has again caved to content gatekeeping requests lodged by the Chinese government.

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Apple Music eclipses Spotify in paid US subscribers

04/05/2019, 11:04 am

After a false start six months ago, Apple Music has truly surpassed Spotify in terms of paid U.S. subscribers -- if with a long way to go globally.

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Apple Music subscription reduced in India in response to Spotify and YouTube Music launches

04/05/2019, 08:04 am

Apple has cut the cost of its Apple Music subscription in India, making the streaming service cheaper than the recently-launched rivals Spotify and YouTube Music to potential cash-strapped customers in the emerging market.

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Apple Music comes to Amazon's Echo & Fire devices in the UK and Ireland

04/04/2019, 11:04 am

Following up on a U.S. launch, Amazon has opened Apple Music streaming to U.K. and Irish owners of its Alexa-enabled Echo and Fire devices.

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HomePod now $299 in US, similar cuts made worldwide

04/04/2019, 07:04 am

Apple has permanently lowered the retail price of the HomePod to $299 in the U.S, a $50 cut from the launch price.

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Streaming services like Apple Music poised to control music revenue in 2019

04/02/2019, 11:04 am

Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music accounted for 47 percent of all recorded music revenue in 2018, making it likely they'll cross the 50 percent mark this year, according to official industry data.

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The Apple Music app has been installed on 40 million Android devices

03/26/2019, 09:03 am

Though extremely Apple-centric, Apple Music has been installed by over 40 million Android users worldwide, new research estimates suggest.

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Apple Music for Android gets Chromebook support, new Browse tab in latest update

03/25/2019, 11:03 pm

Apple on Monday pushed out an update to Apple Music for Android, delivering Chromebook compatibility and user interface tweaks that arrived on iOS last week.

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First 'Apple Music Live' event coming to Milan's Piazza Liberty on March 28

03/22/2019, 10:03 am

Apple on Friday announced a new "Apple Music Live" series of concerts, beginning with a program at the company's Piazza Liberty store in Milan, Italy.

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Apple Music chief says record-breaking album 'pre-adds' herald of how music industry needs to adapt

03/22/2019, 09:03 am

An album by Billie Eilish that has set records has demonstrated how the relationship between music streaming services and artists has changed, an interview with Apple Music worldwide chief Oliver Schusser and Interscope executive Steve Berman reveals, with "pre-adds" for albums becoming an important metric for performance.

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Apple Music's 'Browse' tab refreshed with new look, wider playlist selections

03/22/2019, 08:03 am

Apple has tweaked the "Browse" tab of Apple Music on iTunes and iOS, providing users easy access to the "Daily Top 100" playlists.

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Apple's March Event: the future of TV, games and news

03/18/2019, 08:03 am

To clarify where Apple is headed in television, it's useful to look back on what it's already done, and what it has intentionally avoided.

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Apple's March Event: a big new move into subscription software

03/17/2019, 01:03 pm

It's almost "show time." That's the phrasing used in media invitations to Apple's March 25 event, where the company is expected to unveil its subscription packages for video, news, magazines, and games. It appears Apple is continuing to "pull the thread" to see where the future of television leads, and it sure looks like that future is tight integration between iOS, Apple TV and HomePod.

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Spotify says Apple a 'monopolist' in escalating war of words

03/16/2019, 01:03 pm

Spotify described Apple as a "monopolist" late Friday, dissecting the latter's reaction to a competition complaint Spotify submitted to the European Commission.

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Apple's control over the App Store now 'completely unsustainable,' says Spotify CEO

03/14/2019, 12:03 pm

Spotify founder Daniel Ek once more criticized App Store policies on Thursday at the International Conference on Competition in Berlin, arguing that Apple has stacked the deck in its favor unfairly.

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Spotify's call for different App Store treatment could help push Apple's revenue cut down

03/14/2019, 11:03 am

Actions by Spotify and regulatory bodies could put "more pressure" on the App Store, potentially even leading to Apple lowering its revenue take, Macquarie Research said on Thursday.

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Editorial: After disrupting iTunes, Spotify demands a free ride from Apple's App Store

03/14/2019, 10:03 am

Music streaming service Spotify has elevated its disputes with Apple into a full blown anti-trust complaint filed with the European Commission. But Spotify's public case, as detailed on its website, is misleading and covers up the basic reality that Spotify wants to do business at Apple's expense without paying for it.

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Apple's services revenue will double, adding $6 to earnings per share by 2021

03/14/2019, 09:03 am

A multitude of factors support the idea of services, like a new streaming video platform, adding $6 to Apple's earnings per share by its 2021 fiscal year, Cowen analysts said in resuming coverage on Thursday.

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Apple Music comes to Amazon's Fire TV streamers

03/13/2019, 02:03 pm

People with one of Amazon's Fire TV streamers can now listen to Apple Music, much as they can on Echo speakers.

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