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 […]
In the third major iteration of its digital music download store, after eight years of trying to compete, can Microsoft finally take on iTunes with Xbox Music?
A recent article published in Billboard, then clarified in Fortune, mentions that iTunes has increased their market share of the music market, up from 21.42% in 2008 to 26.65% in 2009. The first glaring thing that I noticed here was in the first paragraph of the Fortune article: Songs streamed directly to cellphones, once touted […]