Posts tagged "apple"

Apple Pulls White-Power Music From the iTunes Store

Apple just scrubbed the iTunes Store of any music that contained racial supremacy-themed messages. According to Rolling Stone, the action comes following criticism…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 15, 2014

Apple Hit With Lawsuit for Deleting Competitors’ Music Off of Users’ iPods

Though Apple has recently faced heat for forcing music into peoples' iTunes, the tech giant now finds itself tackling a lawsuit for deleting users' song…
By: James Grebey / December 4, 2014

Apple Reportedly to Fold Beats Music Into iTunes

It looks like Apple is going to follow through on rumors that it would be drastically revamping the recently acquired Beats Music in light of plummeting…
By: James Grebey / October 27, 2014

Wanna Remove the U2 Album From Your iTunes? There’s a Button for That

U2's Songs of Innocence wound up in iTunes users' music library whether or not any of them actually wanted it. Odd Future figurehead…
By: Chris Martins / September 15, 2014

Apple’s ‘Parenthood’ Ad Features Excellent Folkie Julie Doiron

Just a couple of months after Apple enlisted a children's choir to sing Pixies "Gigantic" in an iPhone ad, they've tapped another indie artist…
By: Colin Joyce / July 14, 2014

Bono Says Apple Is ‘Annoyingly Quiet’ About His (RED) Charity

Bono is putting the heat on Apple, but for a good cause, of course. A guest speaker at the annual Canne…
By: Olivia Forman / June 25, 2014

Apple Could Ditch Headphone Jacks to Beats’ Benefit

Almost as many people hate Apple earbuds as they do Beats headphones. That's a fact. What's not yet a fact, but may soon be…
By: Harley Brown / June 6, 2014

Apple Buys Beats, Welcomes Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Apple has acquired Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's Beats brand for $3 billion. The long whispered-about deal has at last been confirmed, via a…
By: Chris Martins / May 28, 2014

Apple-Beats Deal Yet to Materialize as Dr. Dre Faces Lawsuits

Almost two weeks ago, Dr. Dre declared himself "the first billionaire in hip-hop." The Beats by Dre co-founder's video-recorded celebration came after a report that…
By: Marc Hogan / May 21, 2014

Apple May Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats for $3.2 Billion

Apple is close to closing a $3.2 billion acquisition of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics, says The Financial Times. Citing "people familiar with the negotiations,"…
By: Chris Martins / May 8, 2014

Apple Remakes Pixies’ ‘Gigantic’ to Hawk iPhone 5s

Pixies are trending across 2014 so far, sitting high on festival lineups from Coachella to Primavera Sound, and building anticipation for their first…
By: Chris Martins / April 23, 2014

Apple Meets the Beatles’ 50th With All-Fab iTunes Channel

Apple has joined the festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' landmark performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. A new iTunes channel includes the…
By: Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

‘Pure Dose of Awesomeness': Apple’s iTunes Radio Launches Next Week

At last, Apple's iTunes Radio music streaming service has a firm release date. The Pandora-like service, offering customizable radio stations but not on-demand listening,…
By: Marc Hogan / September 10, 2013

Apple’s iTunes Radio Could Be Here Next Month Thanks to McDonald’s

After months of chatter, Apple will finally enter the music streaming business next month, Ad Age reports, citing sources familiar with the company'…
By: Marc Hogan / August 21, 2013

Will Anybody Leave Spotify for iTunes Radio?

Earlier this week, Apple announced its egregiously late entrance into the music-streaming business with iTunes Radio, a service that builds custom radio stations around…
By: Adam K. Raymond / June 13, 2013

iTunes Radio Offers Apple Users Streaming Music at Last

At long last, Apple will have its very own streaming music service. Dubbed simply Apple Radio — take that, Google Play Music All…
By: Chris Martins / June 11, 2013

Apple’s Music Streaming Service Could Arrive Next Week

Apple could have its very own streaming service as soon as next week. The New York Times reports that the technology giant i…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 3, 2013

Kim Dotcom’s Disembodied Head Vows iTunes-Beating Music Service at SXSW

Watch out, Apple. As the music-streaming business evolves at a pace that has the potential to remake the industry, a self-styled outlaw has taken explicit…
By: Marc Hogan / March 12, 2013

Apple Reportedly Wants to Pay Lower Royalties Than Pandora, Whose CEO Just Left

And around and around the online music-streaming business goes.
By: Marc Hogan / March 8, 2013

Apple Music Streaming Service Could Be Here By Early 2013

Last week, Apple announced its new iPad Mini, but the tech heavyweight is readying a service that might have a much bigger impact on music…
By: Marc Hogan / October 30, 2012
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