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Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
European streaming music services aren't happy with Apple taking royalties from them, and they've signed a plea for European Commission to pressure ...... 15 Dec 2017
Spotify increases the lead on Apple Music, to challenge Apple in podcasts
Spotify increases the lead on Apple Music, to challenge Apple in podcasts
Spotify has been steadily gaining ground for years but many expected that Apple's unveiling of the new Apple Music two years back would change ...... 01 Aug 2017 - 1 comment
Spotify gaining more momentum, Apple Music falls further behind
Spotify gaining more momentum, Apple Music falls further behind
Spotify has been killing it for years. After a rough start for a couple of years not being able to gain the trust of the big record companies, ...... 17 Jun 2017
Apple's original TV show Planet of the Apps gets a trailer
Apple's original TV show Planet of the Apps gets a trailer
Apple has positioned itself against some of the biggest TV and movie conglomerates by beginning the production of its own content. Following ...... 15 Feb 2017 - 5 comments
Apple Music hits 20 million paid subscribers in 18 months
Apple Music hits 20 million paid subscribers in 18 months
Apple's music subscription service has already hit an impression 20 million paying subscribers. Apple Music launched on June 30, 2015, and ...... 08 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Spotify and Apple Music get unofficial remixes thanks to partnership with Dubset
Spotify and Apple Music get unofficial remixes thanks to partnership with Dubset
Spotify and Apple Music have signed new deals with music rights management service Dubset, bringing unofficial remixes to the two most popular ...... 10 Oct 2016
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora to rival Spotify and Apple with new service?
Pandora might be entering the streaming market properly with a new service, WSJ suggests. The move might be happening as soon as next month ...... 20 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Another Apple Music exclusive is released
Another Apple Music exclusive is released
The newest addition to the list of artists to feature an Apple Music exclusive, including of course Taylor Swift, is Frank Ocean. Apple has ...... 20 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple recently announced that it has surpassed 15 million subscribers on Apple Music but the fight for the number one spot is still far away ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple has released a new version of its music streaming app for Android, 9to5Mac reports. The new app is finally and officially out of beta ...... 04 Aug 2016
Apple Music left in the dust, Spotify at 100 million subscribers
Apple Music left in the dust, Spotify at 100 million subscribers
Spotify has told The Telegraph that it has surpassed the 100 million mark in subscribers. Paying subscribers was earlier this year reported ...... 25 Jun 2016 - 2 comments
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Released last summer Apple Music was expected to become a success that quickly rivaled and possibly even surpassed Spotify as the leading streaming ...... 06 May 2016
Apple Music now boasts 13 million subscribers
Apple Music now boasts 13 million subscribers
Despite an overall rough earnings report, Apple did have some promising tidbits of note. One such note was Apple Music, which now boasts ...... 28 Apr 2016
Spotify raises another $1 billion, but the terms are not too favorable
Spotify raises another $1 billion, but the terms are not too favorable
In their efforts to take on Apple Music, Spotify has raised another $1 billion, although this time the terms do not appear to be too favorable. ...... 30 Mar 2016
Apple Music gets an Android widget
Apple Music gets an Android widget
Apple has updated their Apple Music app for Android with a new widget. The basic widget offers pause/skip functions and forward/back and ...... 26 Mar 2016
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify founder Daniel Ek has proudly announced that the company has reached 30 million paid subscribers. The last milestone was reached ...... 23 Mar 2016
Spotify closes in on 30 million paying subscribers
Spotify closes in on 30 million paying subscribers
According to multiple reports, Spotify is nearing 30 million paying subscribers, a large increase from previously announced milestones. Spotify ...... 19 Feb 2016
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music continues to quickly gain subscribers, says SVP Eddy Cue, with the service now boasting 11 million paying members. It had been ...... 14 Feb 2016
Free, ad-supported iTunes Radio is officially dead
Free, ad-supported iTunes Radio is officially dead
As reported last month, Apple's free, ad-supported iTunes Radio service is now dead. The free, streaming radio service will live on only ...... 31 Jan 2016
iTunes Radio will no longer be free as of January 28th
iTunes Radio will no longer be free as of January 28th
Apple has confirmed that its popular ad-supported iTunes Radio (Apple Music Radio) service will no longer be free as of January 28th. Moving ...... 17 Jan 2016 - 4 comments
Apple Music surpasses 10 million subscribers?
Apple Music surpasses 10 million subscribers?
Apple Music's launch was far from the perfection we're used to seeing from Cupertino. Quickly Apple racked millions of users and by August 11 ...... 10 Jan 2016
Beats Music is shutting down on November 30th
Beats Music is shutting down on November 30th
Apple has announced today that Beats Music will officially shut down on November 30th. "Beats Music ends on November 30. Your subscription ...... 14 Nov 2015
Apple finally brings Apple Music to Android
Apple finally brings Apple Music to Android
Apple has released the beta version of Apple Music for Android this week, the first true user app Apple has created for the operating system. ...... 11 Nov 2015
Apple Music up to 6.5 million subscribers
Apple Music up to 6.5 million subscribers
In a new interview today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a milestone for the fledgling Apple Music service: 6.5 million paying subscribers. ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Apple finally launches Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks in China and everything is really cheap
Apple finally launches Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks in China and everything is really cheap
Apple has announced this week that their Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks services are now available in China. Music will feature prominent ...... 01 Oct 2015
Eric Schmidt disregards human music curation as elitist
Eric Schmidt disregards human music curation as "elitist"
The former Google CEO and now the Executive Chairman of newly found holding company Alphabet Eric Schmidt has written an op-en for the BBC about ...... 14 Sep 2015 - 3 comments
Survey: 48 percent of Apple Music users have already stopped using it
Survey: 48 percent of Apple Music users have already stopped using it
According to a new survey, 48 percent of consumers who have tried using Apple Music have already stopped using it. The survey comes via MusicWatch, ...... 24 Aug 2015 - 3 comments
European Commission: Apple Music is A-Okay
European Commission: Apple Music is A-Okay
The European Commission has concluded their investigation into Apple Music and claims of anti-competitive behavior. Rivals services such ...... 09 Aug 2015
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers, but how many will pay?
Apple Music has 11 million subscribers, but how many will pay?
Apple's Eddy Cue told USA Today earlier this week that the company "thrilled" about the Apple Music numbers. According to Cue, Apple Music has ...... 07 Aug 2015
Apple revealed a new iPod, first update since 2012
Apple revealed a new iPod, first update since 2012
Apple has announced a new iPod Touch earlier this week. The company hasn't been updating the iPod portfolio since 2012 but now, after the release ...... 17 Jul 2015 - 6 comments
Apple to increase its iTunes Match cloud limit to 100,000 songs
Apple to increase its iTunes Match cloud limit to 100,000 songs
Since its launch in 2011, Apple's iTunes Match service has allowed users to store 25,000 songs in their iCloud but it appears that that figure ...... 30 Jun 2015
Apple Music will be available on Sonos speakers this year
Apple Music will be available on Sonos speakers this year
Sonos users who were considering Apple Music based solely on what their speakers support should be happy as Apple has confirmed that the service ...... 30 Jun 2015
Taylor Swift happily gives 1989 for Apple to stream
Taylor Swift "happily" gives 1989 for Apple to stream
Apple Music has done it. Convincing Taylor Swift that streaming music is a good thing. Well, good enough even for her newest baby, 1989. ...... 26 Jun 2015
Apple Music signs on independent labels
Apple Music signs on independent labels
Apple Music has signed deals with major independent label Beggars and indie digital rights organization Merlin. The streaming music service ...... 24 Jun 2015
Apple caves to Taylor Swift's request
Apple caves to Taylor Swift's request
Apple introduced it's new music streaming service with a three month trial period. For customers a three month free of pay trial period seems ...... 22 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
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