How Apple Music Plans to Win the Streaming War

Starting tomorrow, music lovers everywhere will finally get a chance to try out Apple’s much-ballyhooed new streaming music service Apple Music. The long-rumored service is now set to go online at long last as the tech giant makes a bid to challenge the likes of Pandora, Spotify, and Rdio. Apple is the newcomer to the streaming audio […]

Apple Music Plan is Bad for Indy Record Labels (Updated)

One of the big announcements to come out of the Worldwide Developer Conference a few weeks back is that Apple is launching a new streaming music service to compete with likes of Spotify and Pandora. The new service – dubbed Apple Music – is built on a platform that Apple acquired when it purchased Beats […]

Is Apple Reviving Ping for New Streaming Music Service?

It is no secret that Apple is prepping a new streaming music service to challenge the likes of Pandora and Spotify. After all, most analysts believe that was the whole reason the company spent $3 billion acquiring Beats last year in the first place. While Apple’s plans for the new service remain shrouded in mystery at this time, […]

Does Anyone Care About a Streaming Music Service From Apple?

When Apple acquired Beats for $3 billion last year most analysts believed it was a strategic move to help the Cupertino-based company to get into the streaming music industry. While Beats is well known for making flashy headphones with questionable audio quality, the company had recently launched Beats Music to some fanfare a few months prior […]

The iPod/iTunes Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple is Stranger than Fiction

In terms of high profile lawsuits, they don’t come any stranger than the $350 million antitrust case that was filed against Apple last week. The suit alleges that the Cupertino company used monopolistic tactics to stifle competition for the iPod and the iTunes Music Store, while instituting practices that were detrimental to consumers. Antitrust lawsuits […]