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Beats founders must pay $25 million to former partner
Beats founders must pay $25 million to former partner
A jury has awarded $25 million to an ex-partner of Dr Dre (Andre Young) and Jimmy Iovine over the Beats headphone brand. Steven Lamar and ...... 28 Jun 2018
Over 220,000 people petition for Apple to keep the headphone jack for the iPhone 7
Over 220,000 people petition for Apple to keep the headphone jack for the iPhone 7
Over the past few weeks, there have been more and more reports concluding that Apple is set to get rid of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack ...... 09 Jan 2016 - 8 comments
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
A month after releasing their first Android app (to help consumers migrate to iOS), Apple has launched a second app for the operating system. ...... 01 Nov 2015
Apple recalls hundreds of thousands of Beats Pill XL speakers
Apple recalls hundreds of thousands of Beats Pill XL speakers
Apple has recalled nearly 222,000 of its Beats Pill XL speakers in the U.S., after 'rare' reports of batteries overheating. The company ...... 05 Jun 2015 - 7 comments
Dre, Iovine sued by former Beats partner
Dre, Iovine sued by former Beats partner
Music execs and now billionaires Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been sued by former business partner Noel Lee, who claims the two used a "sham" ...... 07 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Apple again selling Bose products via online store
Apple again selling Bose products via online store
Two months after they were unexpectedly pulled from Apple's online and brick-and-mortar stores, audio products from Bose are back on the virtual shelves. ...... 11 Dec 2014
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple has received European clearance for its $3 billion acquisition of premium headphone maker Beats Electronics. The European Commission ...... 29 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
WATCH: Beats ad features football stars ahead of World Cup
WATCH: Beats ad features football stars ahead of World Cup
The first ad released by Beats since its $3 billion takeover by Apple is a star-studded 5-minute montage of footballers 'before the game.' ...... 05 Jun 2014
HP can keep deal with Beats, until 2015
HP can keep deal with Beats, until 2015
HP has confirmed this week that it will keep its deal with Beats Electronics to integrate Beats Audio tech in its higher-end PCs through the ...... 31 May 2014
Beats looking to get out of its partnership with HTC
Beats looking to get out of its partnership with HTC
In 2011, smartphone maker HTC purchased 50 percent of Beats Audio for $300 million. Beats is now looking to get completely out of that deal. ...... 20 Aug 2013 - 13 comments
Beats Audio already buys back most of their stake from HTC
Beats Audio already buys back most of their stake from HTC
Just a year after they sold 50 percent of the company to HTC, Beats Audio has bought back 25 percent of that stake. HTC originally purchased ...... 22 Jul 2012 - 3 comments
Beats finishes acquisition of MOG
Beats finishes acquisition of MOG
After months of rumors, Beats Audio has acquired the online music streaming service MOG. Beats, which is now majority owned by HTC, has been ...... 02 Jul 2012
HTC to no longer bundle Beats headphones with smartphones
HTC to no longer bundle Beats headphones with smartphones
After just a couple of months since the company purchased Beats Audio and began bundling headphones with all new smartphone releases, HTC has ...... 07 Apr 2012 - 14 comments
AT&T to begin offering Dr. Dre 'Beatbox'
AT&T to begin offering Dr. Dre 'Beatbox'
Starting next week, AT&T will begin offering products by the Beats by Dr. Dre brand. The carrier has announced it will soon be exclusively ...... 06 Mar 2012 - 6 comments
Is HTC preparing a Beats music streaming service?
Is HTC preparing a Beats music streaming service?
According to inside sources, it appears HTC is on the verge of unveiling a streaming music service. The company is working with Beats Audio, ...... 15 Feb 2012 - 1 comment
HTC announces Sensation XE with 1.5Ghz dual-core processor
HTC announces Sensation XE with 1.5Ghz dual-core processor
HTC has announced their new "multimedia superphone," the Sensation XE. The smartphone has a 4.3-inch qHD S-LCD display, runs on a 1.5GHz ...... 14 Sep 2011 - 9 comments
HTC announces investment in Beats by Dr. Dre
HTC announces investment in Beats by Dr. Dre
HTC has announced an investment in Beats Electronics, the headphone maker. The financials have not been released, but rumor has it HTC has ...... 11 Aug 2011 - 7 comments
     

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