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Apple to reportedly acquire Beats for $3.2 billion

According to a report from the Financial Times, Apple is planning to announce an acquisition of well-known music company Beats for $3.2 billion as early as next week. Beats, well known for their high-priced but mid-range headphones, other audio accessories and now a streaming music service, is no...
Tim Cook tells Apple employees Beats got subscription music right

Tim Cook tells Apple employees Beats got subscription music right

Apple's CEO, Tim Cook has reportedly followed up on the announcement of the Apple/Beats deal with a memo to employees that discusses Apple's deep history in music, Iovine's role in the early days of iTunes, and how Beats got subscription music right. Mark Gurman, reporting for 9to5Mac: Beats...
Cook calls Apple/Beats deal a no-brainer, Iovine and Dr. Dre to report to Eddy Cue

Cook calls Apple/Beats deal a no-brainer, Iovine and Dr. Dre to report to Eddy Cue

More information is becoming available following the announcement of Apple buying Beats for $3 billion, including Tim Cook calling the deal a no-brainer, and word that both Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will be reporting to senior vice president of services, Eddy Cue. The New York Times: In an...

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Beats Music boss reportedly tapped to run iTunes Radio

Beats Music boss reportedly tapped to run iTunes Radio

Ian Rogers, who heads up the Beats Music subscription service, will reportedly now run iTunes Radio for Apple. Apple's acquisition of Beats is now complete, with Apple officially welcoming the Beats team to the company this morning. Rogers will apparently remain in charge of Beats Music as well,...
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Beats Music for iPhone updated with verified badges, sentence history and more

Beats Music for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 2.2. The update brings some changes to recommendations, the Sentence, and the social system. The new Tune Your Taste feature allows you to tweak what will show up in the Just For You recommendations. You can changes your favorite...
What's on Joe's iPad right now!

What's on Joe's iPad right now!

I like to use my iOS devices as extensions of each other. The Home screen of my retina iPad mini in many ways mirrors the one on my iPhone because these are the apps that I want to have access to no matter which screen I'm using. I use one of Apple's iOS 7 wallpapers, and I keep only a few of...
What's on Joe's iPhone right now!

What's on Joe's iPhone right now!

Since all of the cool kids are doing it, I thought that I'd show you what's on my iPhone. My iPhone is the single most important piece of technology in my line-up. It goes with my everywhere, and is my primary method of communication. I keep the most important apps on my first Home screen. I don'...
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Apple paid over $2.5 billion for Beats Electronics, slightly less than $500 million for Beats Music

Details of the Apple acquisition of Beats are shedding a bit more light on where the value is coming from, indicating that the streaming music portion of the company is worth just shy of $500 million. That places the value of the Beats Electronics business at $2.5 billion, which in itself had...
New and updated apps: Beats Music, Djay, Write, Trainz Simulator and more!

New and updated apps: Beats Music, Djay, Write, Trainz Simulator and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got music apps, games, note taking tools and more! New and updated iOS apps Djay...
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Beats Music looking to go on some Apple 'steroids'

After today's confirmed Apple acquisition of Beats, Eddy Cue and new Apple exec, Jimmy Iovine, are on stage together at the Code Conference talking about the deal. Beats Music naturally featured heavily into the discussion and a few key pointers emerged, not least Iovines desire to "put some...
Beats Music on Windows Phone

Beats Music apps for Android and Windows Phone to live on

In acquiring Beats Music, Apple will have its first non-iOS mobile applications under its control and importantly it looks like those apps will live on after the acquisition. Yes, the Android and Windows Phone Beats Music apps are safe. According to Tim Bradshaw of the Financial Times: Beats...
Tim Cook tells Apple employees Beats got subscription music right

Tim Cook tells Apple employees Beats got subscription music right

Apple's CEO, Tim Cook has reportedly followed up on the announcement of the Apple/Beats deal with a memo to employees that discusses Apple's deep history in music, Iovine's role in the early days of iTunes, and how Beats got subscription music right. Mark Gurman, reporting for 9to5Mac: Beats...
Cook calls Apple/Beats deal a no-brainer, Iovine and Dr. Dre to report to Eddy Cue

Cook calls Apple/Beats deal a no-brainer, Iovine and Dr. Dre to report to Eddy Cue

More information is becoming available following the announcement of Apple buying Beats for $3 billion, including Tim Cook calling the deal a no-brainer, and word that both Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will be reporting to senior vice president of services, Eddy Cue. The New York Times: In an...

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