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U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

By 9 September 2014

Apple is giving away U2's new album, Songs of Innocence, for free through iTunes and Beats Music. Starting today, the 11 track LP will be gifted to each and every iTunes subscriber - estimated at over half a billion worldwide - on a global rollout. You... >>

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... >>

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

By 7 March 2014

Beats Music has taken a big step forward in opening up its API to developers. This means anyone can modify its code so it'll work on their platform, meaning TVs, cars, speakers - anything. Other streaming services like Spotify and Rdio already have open... >>

Beats Music hands-on: Will design and personal touch make it music streaming king?

Beats Music hands-on: Will design and personal touch make it music streaming king?

By 23 January 2014

The music streaming space is already crowded, with Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, iTunes Radio, Google Play Music, Last.FM and others having already edged out their place on customers' credit card statements and home screens. Now there's a new player in town,... >>

Beats Music is now streaming in the US, watch out Spotify this one understands sentences

Beats Music is now streaming in the US, watch out Spotify this one understands sentences

By 21 January 2014

Music streaming services are cropping up quite often now but it's a tough market out there. Beats Music is the latest from the headphone-maker looking to offer a helpful tool for selection: emotion. Beats Music, an app-first platform, is based around... >>

Beats Music set to launch next month in US - but grab your username now

Beats Music set to launch next month in US - but grab your username now

By 4 December 2013

Beats Music is real...and it's ready to kick off in the US starting next month, according to CEO Ian Rogers. The executive revealed on his personal blog that Beats Music is currently in an internal private beta, gathering feedback from artists and "personal... >>

Beats Music streaming service will launch before 2014, bringing curated playlists

Beats Music streaming service will launch before 2014, bringing curated playlists

By 7 October 2013

Beats, the company behind the widely popular Dr. Dre headphone line, has plans to launch a music streaming service to compete against Spotify, Pandora, and others. Luke Wood, president and COO of Beats, told The Next Web that Beats Music will be launched... >>