The $3.2 billion deal between Apple and Beats Electronics continues to make headlines, with more details seeming to confirm our previous report that the arrangment is less about overpriced headphones or streaming music services than the tastemakers running the company.
E-tailer Amazon is toying with the idea of raising the price of its annual Prime subscription, but will the company offer customers any additional benefits along with the price hike? A new report claims music streaming could be in the cards.
Just because they have billions in the bank, that doesn't mean Apple wants to share it with the record labels. The big news Thursday was a new report that sheds some light on Cupertino's lowball tactics as it works to launch a rumored music streaming service. Will the iPhone maker get its way? As with most things, only time will tell. Until then, get caught up on what you might have missed before heading into the weekend...
There's little doubt that Spotify is an awesome way to stream music -- that is, unless you want to stream said music to your mobile device, which requires a monthly subscription. Could that soon change?
Now that an official Google Maps app for iOS has arrived, Apple is likely feeling the pressure to improve its own built-in app even more -- and a new report this week claims they may get some help from Foursquare for doing just that.
It seems like for every new Apple rumor, there has to be an equalizing force in the universe that comes along to smack it down. Such is the case with last week’s “iTunes Replay” speculation claiming that Apple was about to introduce its own cloud-based competitor to Netflix.
Have you ever found it annoying that you can’t re-download music you’ve already purchased from iTunes? Apparently, Apple agrees with you, as a new report claims the company is hard at work negotiating for unlimited downloads as part of their initiative to move iTunes closer to the cloud.
Yep, the public announcement of the Apple and Verizon iPhone deal took only a day. However, there was a lot more elbow grease that went into the deal than what was talked about. Verizon Communications President Lowell McAdam revealed some details in an interview with Bloomberg.