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Sony CEO says we we will see Apple Music at WWDC

We have been expecting an Apple Music streaming service announcement for some time now and even though negotiations with certain record labels slowed things down a bit, all signs still pointed towards a reveal at Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference this month. Now, it seems that Sony’s CEO has …

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Apple has had to recall a bunch of Beats Pill speakers

Apple has gone ahead and issued a recall for the Beats Pill XL bluetooth speaker due to fire risk concerns. Earlier this week, Apple announced its “voluntary recall” on the Beats Pill speakers, which were first brought to market in November 2013. Customers affected by the recall will get a …

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Apple Music streaming service to feature social network for artists

Apple’s re-branded Beats Music streaming service is still expected to be revealed next month at the World Wide Developers Conference, despite difficulty during negotiations. As the reveal gets closer, we have been learning even more information, pointing towards new features Apple may have cooked up. According to 9to5Mac, which has …

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The EU is already probing Apple’s unannounced music streaming service

The European Commission is already taking a good hard look Apple’s long rumored but as of yet, unannounced, music streaming service on anti-trust grounds. Regulators are concerned that Apple could use its sheer size, influence, and relationships to push record labels to abandon rivaled streaming services, like Spotify. The Financial …

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Apple’s now employs 100 thousand, keeps aggressive M&A strategy

At the annual meeting with investors, Tim Cook announced that Apple now employs over 100 thousand people worldwide. In addition, the CEO of Apple revealed that the company has acquired 26 smaller firms and startups for various reasons in the last 15 months. Apple traditionally does not make disclosures regarding its …

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Apple is making a Beats powered music streaming service

Apple is currently building a new music streaming service with features and technologies from Beats Music, according to new reports. The new service will operate on iOS, Apple TV and in a surprising twist, possibly Android as well. This news comes from 9to5Mac, which has a pretty good reputation when …

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Monster sues Beats for ‘deceit’ pre Apple deal

Monster, the company perhaps most well-known for trying to convince the world that they need to spend £80 on a HDMI cable, is suing Beats, the recently purchased subsidiary of Apple and owner of the Beats by Dre headphone line, over “fraud and deceit,” with how it attained controlling rights …

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Apple to merge Beats Music with iTunes next year

Earlier this year, Apple acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion and ever since then, onlookers have been left to wonder what Apple’s plans for the company are. However, it looks like the company may finally put its acquisition to use by merging the Beats Music streaming service with iTunes. It …

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Apple’s Beats settles legal dispute with Bose

Apple’s Beats Electronics and Bose Corp. on Friday settled their patent dispute over noise-cancelling technologies. Bose will no longer demand the U.S. ITC to prevent Beats’ noise-cancellation headphones from being imported into the United States from China. Bose and Beats in joint filings told a U.S. court in Delaware they …

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Bose accuses Beats Electronics of patent infringements

Bose Corp., a maker of high-end audio equipment, on Friday filed a lawsuit against Beats Electronics, which is about to become a part of Apple. Bose accused Beats of infringing multiple patents. Separately, Bose demanded the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban sales of infringing products in the U.S. Bose …

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Dre Beats rip-offs brazenly bask in the London sun

When it comes to PCs, we’ve almost completely forgotten that we’re actually talking about ‘compatibles’ – that we don’t buy the original ‘IBM PC’, we actually buy something that agrees to ‘work in a similar way’ and that’s fine. But a Sunday morning stroll along one of the busiest markets …

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Dr Dre’s Beats breaking into the streaming game

MOG

The Beats brand, founded by Hip Hop artist Dr Dre and now with HTC as its majority share holder, has announced the acquisition of music streaming service MOG. Using a platform similar to the ever more popular Spotify, MOG offers a library of some 16 million songs, listenable to for …

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