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Apple reportedly acquiring British music analytics service Semetric

Apple reportedly has acquired music analytics service Semetric, according to The Guardian. The British startup is responsible for the Musicmetric analytics tool that allows clients to track sales data, BitTorrent downloads and other metrics such as social network statistics and Spotify streaming. ...

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Spotify userbase grows to 60 million active users and 15 million subscribers

As the world awaits the impending (we hope) integration of Beats Music and iOS, Spotify continues to march along an upward trajectory. Earlier today, Spotify announced that its popular on-demand music service now has 15 million subscribers and 60 million active users. The last time Spotify publi...

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Apple planning to bundle Beats Music app into iOS early next year

The Financial Times is reporting that Apple plans to bundle the Beats Music app into iOS sometime early next year, perhaps as early as March. Apple will bundle the subscription music service it acquired from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, instantly making it available on ...

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Apple reportedly wants to lower the price of Beats Music to $5 per month

Re/Code today adds more color to a previous report claiming that Apple is hoping to secure a lower monthly rate for its Beats Music app. According to the report, Apple is urging record labels to agree to a $5 monthly rate for all-you-can-eat streaming, a significant decrease from the somewhat...

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Beats' head of subscription-music service is now in charge of iTunes Radio

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has appointed Ian Rogers, the head of Beats' subscription-music service, to run iTunes Radio. Three executives from Beats -- Rogers, Dr. Dre, and Jimmy Iovine -- joined Apple as part of the company's purchase of the music service and headphone manufa...

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Forget headphones, Apple's interest in Beats is about paid music subscriptions

The rumor mill exploded last week amidst reports that Apple is considering purchasing Beats Electronics for US$3.2 billion. While most of Apple's acquisitions are small, surgical, and neatly fit into the company's future product plans, the Apple/Beats rumor raised many more questions than it ans...

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Beats unveils 'Beats Music' streaming service for iOS, and more news for January 21

Beats has unveiled its long-awaited music streaming service, Beats Music. The service enters the crowded field of music streaming, dominated by heavyweights including Apple's iTunes Radio, Spotify and Pandora. For US$9.99 a month, Beats Music listeners will be able to stream an unlimited amount of...

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