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Apple considering iTunes for Android

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Mar 2014 15:51 User comments (2)

Apple considering iTunes for Android According to Billboard, Apple is finally considering launching iTunes for Android, as well as an unlimited on-demand streaming service to rival Spotify, Google All Play and the rumored upcoming Amazon Prime Music.
Apple would launch its popular music store for Android because digital downloads have now possibly peaked and are in decline. Streaming services have taken much of the share, as physical music demand continues its trend to zero.

Overall, digital downloads saw a 1 percent decline year-over-year to $2.4 billion while total music industry sales stayed stagnant at $7 billion, where it has been for the last 4 years.

Android is the top smartphone operating system on the planet, by far, so adding iTunes could bring in a new demographic of customers. The service will directly compete with Google's own Play Store.

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2 user comments

125.3.2014 17:35

Hasn't Apple done enough to hurt Android? Do they really need to release an Android virus?



227.3.2014 19:13

The End of Crapple is near !


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