In an interview published on Thursday, Beats 1 DJ Ebro Darden addressed his new job as Apple Music's global editorial head for hip-hop and R&B, along with long-term plans for the service and other topics.
Apple has appointed a new global editorial head for Apple Music specializing in hip-hop and R&B, with radio personality Ebro Darden leading the team curating tracks and handling new album and song releases in the genres.
Another Wall Street firm has reduced its target for Apple's stock price, with Jeffries continuing a downward trend displayed by analysts in the last few weeks, but at the same time continues to support the idea that the Services arm will become a more important part of the company's finances in the future.
For the fourth time in less than two weeks, Apple has used the push notification mechanism of a native iOS app for what amounts to an advertisement, this time touting Apple Music compatibility with Amazon's line of Echo devices.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.
Apple has reportedly acquired the talent-scouting and development startup Platoon, a firm set up in the UK by Saul Klein and Denzyl Feigelson, with the latter formerly an Apple executive responsible for the popular iTunes Music Festival.
Music fans will be able to find out some of the nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards early through Apple Music, with an announcement for a select number of categories to be made via the music streaming service on Friday.