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Monster debuts SoundStage wireless speaker system and app, with audio-streaming support

Monster debuts SoundStage wireless speaker system and app, with audio-streaming support

By 5 September 2014

Monster has announced a new wireless music system called Monster SoundStage. It offers multiple speakers and audio-streaming capabalities. Apple may have bought Beats Audio, but that hasn't stopped the company that created Beats' original headphones... >>

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

By 1 August 2014

Apple has officially acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion. The company announced the news through a message posted on its website. Although Apple still didn't indicate what it had in store for Beats now that it owns the headphone maker, it did welcome... >>

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

By 13 June 2014

Wireless earphones were once large and power consuming, but now with Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and some clever design they're finally worth owning.  Beats has thrown its set out there with the Powerbeats2 Wireless. The Powerbeats2 Wireless earphones offer the... >>

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

By 29 May 2014

The Apple Beats acquisition may now be confirmed, but the deal still has a few hoops to jump through before it is ratified and the company is a bone fide Apple concern. Until then, it is business as usual for Beats Electronics and it has followed up the... >>

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

By 28 May 2014

Beats Music and Beats Electronics has been bought by Apple, but what happens now? Some details have already started to surface following a series of interviews with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, and Tim Cook on the news, but while the dust settles, here's what... >>

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

By 28 May 2014

Apple has today confirmed the acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, taking both the music streaming service and the headphone and speaker hardware business. The acquisition will cost Apple $3 billion, of which $2.6 billion is the purchase... >>

Why is the Apple Beats deal taking so long?

Why is the Apple Beats deal taking so long?

By 26 May 2014

It's been weeks since several reports and even a significant hint from Dr. Dre suggested Apple wants to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. It's not very clear why Apple wants to acquire Beats, but a deal announcement is still expected. So, when will... >>

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

By 26 May 2014

Apple is allegedly spitting feathers over the original leak that it is considering buying music hardware and streaming brand Beats Electronics, Dr Dre's subsequent foul-mouthed boasts about the deal too. According to US music charts company Billboard,... >>

Why Apple bought Beats - to keep iTunes safe

Why Apple bought Beats - to keep iTunes safe

By 23 May 2014

Apple has bought Beats Electronics for a hefty $3.2 billion and now it's clear why. The fruit giant wants to join the streaming music revolution but doesn't want to risk damaging iTunes sales, say sources of Tech Crunch. At the moment record labels and... >>

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

By 14 May 2014

Monster has broken silence about the alleged talks between Apple and Beats Electronics over the potential acquisition of the audio brand. And it's no fairy tale ending for CEO Noel Lee and the company. Monster lost the intellectual property and manufacturing... >>