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What year is this? Apple might drop a new iPod tomorrow

After two days of surprise hardware releases that have brought us new iPads and iMacs, rumor has it that we may see an update of Apple's iPod as soon as tomorrow, sparking a mixture of nostalgia and curiosity. The post What year is this? Apple might drop a new iPod tomorrow appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Ipod Touch


Apple is pitching its new subscription service as a savior to journalism, but publishers say its logic is flawed

Apple is set to launch a new all-you-can-read news subscription service along with other services at a big event next week. Critics of the plan say while Apple is pitching itself as a savior to the publishing industry with the new service, its logic is flawed. They say Apple is pointing to Apple Music as evidence of its subscription know-how. Big news publishers are said to be sitting it out because Apple’s financial and data-sharing terms are seen as unfavorable to them. Conversely, a publish...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Washington Post, US, Trends, New York Times, Times, Meredith, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Apple Music, Apple News, Hearst, El Chapo


Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA

Apple Music has launched on Amazon Fire TV in the US. Amazon Fire TV is a natural extensions for Apple Music as it has been rolled out on Amazon’s Echo speakers since December. Apple Music subscribers will now the ability to access the full catalogue of 50 million songs by just asking Alexa. “Alexa, play today’s hits on Apple Music,” or “Alexa, play music by [artist’s name] on Apple Music,” for example. The post Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA appeared first on RouteNote Bl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, Usa, Fire, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple Music, Digital Music News, Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV, US Amazon Fire TV, Alexa `` Alexa


Apple Attacks Spotify For 'Trying To Squeeze Musicians, Songwriters' As App Dispute Escalates

UPDATED: Apple has attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters - even going so far as to take these creators to court." in an escalating battle that began over app store fees and practices. In a lengthy and strongly worded statement, Apple pushed back after Spotify filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. "In recent years, Apple has introduced rules to the App Store that purposely limit choice and stif...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Eu, EK, European Commission, Streaming, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, Copyright Royalty Board


Apple Attacks Spotify For 'Tying To Squeeze... Artists Musicians, Songwriters' As App Dispute Escalates

Apple attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters - even going so far as to take these creators to court." on Thursday in an escalating battle that began over app store fees and practices. In a lengthy and strongly worded statement, Apple pushed back after Spotify filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. "In recent years, Apple has introduced rules to the App Store that purposely limit choice and stifl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Eu, EK, European Commission, Streaming, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, Copyright Royalty Board


Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’s Claims”, Apple walks through and dismantles some of the key parts of Spotify’s accusations about how the App Store works, covering app store approval times, Spotify’s actual cut on subscription revenues, and Spotify’s rise as a result of its presence ...
Tags: Apple, TC, Apps, Spotify, Europe, Media, Government, Tech, Competition, Regulation, European Commission, Antitrust, App Store, Apple Music, US Copyright Royalty Board


Apple Streaming Service Could Soon Add HBO, Showtime, Starz While Original Titles in Development

Apple is gearing up to be a strong competitor against streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. In addition to its slew of forthcoming original titles, the Apple streaming service is currently negotiating with high-profile cable networks HBO, Showtime, and Starz to feature their shows and movies on its platform. With most of Apple’s star-studded originals still early in development, these potential deals would allow the service to draw new subscribers in with the help of established libraries...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Bloomberg, Netflix, Showtime, Starz, Hulu, Morgan Stanley, Jefferies, Cnbc, Apple Music, Netflix Hulu, HBO Showtime, Katy Huberty


Napster’s new app to expand them into Hispanic music

Napster want to start making an impact in the Hispanic music industry and they’ve partnered with Univision to make it happen. Napster, the re-branded streaming service that was once one of the most prolific illegal music sites, have announced a new partnership. They’re teaming up with Univision, an American Spanish-language media company, to enhance the Hispanic music industry. Napster will be working with Univision’s newly re-designed Uforia app to power the music streaming service as ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Radio, Latin Music, Streaming, Latin America, Playlists, Apple Music, Hispanic, Spanish, Music Stores, Univision, Napster, Patrizio, Univision Radio


Spotify just painted a big target on Apple's back, and the iPhone maker should worry if antitrust regulators start aiming at it (AAPL, SPOT)

The complaint Spotify filed against Apple with European competition regulators on Wednesday represents a real danger to the iPhone maker. Spotify's complaint looks legitimate and is similar to those successfully made against Microsoft and Google. European regulators have been much tougher in recent years in cracking down on tech companies anti-competitive moves than American antitrust regulators. Should they find Apple guilty of abusing its market power, the company could face big fines and re...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Europe, Microsoft, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Eu, Netflix


Spotify's antitrust complaint poses a 'meaningful risk' to Apple and could undermine the App Store and Apple Music (AAPL)

The antitrust complaint Spotify filed against Apple has merit and could pose a financial risk to Apple, says a note from KeyBanc Capital Markets. Apple's revenue from services like the App Store and Apple Music are more important for the company than ever as iPhone sales have slowed.  The complaint also comes as Apple is expected to debut new services and as Senator Elizabeth Warren has called for the regulation of major tech firms like Apple.  Spotify's antitrust complaint against Apple coul...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Hbo, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, EK, Warren, Silicon Valley, The Wall Street Journal, App Store, Daniel Ek, Cnbc, Apple Music


Spotify Accuses Apple of Anticompetitive Practices in Europe

The music streaming service said Apple used its App Store to undercut companies that compete with its own services, like Apple Music.
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Europe, News, E-commerce, EK, European Commission, Apple Music, Apple Inc, Daniel, Prices (Fares, Computers and the Internet, Mobile Applications, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Fees and Rates


Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV

Amazon's popular Fire TV devices are now compatible with the most popular on-demand music streaming service in the United States, thanks to a new integration with Apple Music that has finally hit Fire TV devices. The post Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, News, Trends, United States, Home Theater, Fire TV, Apple Music


Apple Music comes to Fire TV

Apple Music is launching on Amazon Fire TV in the U.S. today, after rolling out in December to Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers. The news is notable as it’s yet another example of the eased tensions between the two rivals following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 announcement of Apple’s agreement with Amazon. Their deal allowed Amazon’s Prime Video app to launch on Apple TV and saw the return of Apple products on Amazon.com. Since then, the companies have made several moves to honor their deal. La...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Music, Media, Samsung, Tim Cook, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Their, U S Fire TV


Spotify Hits Apple With EU Antitrust Complaint

After a decade of worsening relations with Apple, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify took the extraordinary step today of filing a formal antitrust complaint with the European Commission, “after trying unsuccessfully to resolve the issues directly with Apple,” according to CEO Daniel Ek. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Science, Eu, European Commission, Antitrust, Apple Music, Streamwars, Daniel Ek Read


Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's Statement On EU Anti-Competition Complaint Against Apple [FULL TEXT]

Spotify it has filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. The complaint centers on the 30% Apple charges for app store subscriptions and purchases and polices that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says,"deliberately disadvantage other app developers." The full text of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's statement: My goal for Spotify is and has always been to reimagine the audio experience by giving consumers the best creativity and innovation we have to offer. For that to be...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, EC, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, Apple Apple, European Commission EC, Siri HomePod, EU Anti Trust Complaint Against Apple, EU Anti Competition Complaint Against Apple


Apple's 30% app store commission unfair, Spotify claims

Music service files complaint with European commission over subscription ‘tax’Spotify has filed a complaint with European regulators arguing that Apple limits choice and competition in its app store, giving its own music streaming service an unfair advantage over rivals.Apple’s app store is an important distribution platform for Spotify. But Apple takes a 30% commission on all sales made through the app store – including music streaming subscriptions – which Spotify and many other third-party ap...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Business, Media, Ariana Grande, Digital music and audio, Drake, Daniel Ek, Apple Music


Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's Statement EU Anti-Competition Complaint Against Apple [FULL TEXT]

Spotify it has filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. The complaint centers on the 30% Apple charges for app store subscriptions and purchases and polices that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says,"deliberately disadvantage other app developers." The full text of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's statement: My goal for Spotify is and has always been to reimagine the audio experience by giving consumers the best creativity and innovation we have to offer. For that to be...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Streaming, EC, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton, Apple Apple, European Commission EC, Siri HomePod, EU Anti Trust Complaint Against Apple


Spotify Files Complaint Against Apple With the European Commission Over 30% Tax and Restrictive Rules

Spotify today filed a complaint with EU antitrust regulators against Apple, saying the iPhone maker unfairly limits rivals to its own Apple Music streaming service. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek writes in a blog post: In recent years, Apple has introduced rules to the App Store that purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience -- essentially acting as both a player and referee to deliberately disadvantage other app developers. After trying unsuccessfully to resolve ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Tech, Eu, EC, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Apple Apple, Siri HomePod


Spotify is going to war with Apple, filing an antitrust complaint over fears it is crushing competitors

Spotify has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. In an open letter, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek said Apple is acting 'as both a player and referee to deliberately disadvantage other app developers.' He took particular issue with Apple's 30% tax on purchases made through the App Store. Spotify is going to war with Apple after submitting an antitrust complaint with the EU. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek wrote an open letter explaining the reasoning behind the complaint, whi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Trends, Eu, Netflix, EK, European Commission, Silicon Valley, EC, Jeff Bezos, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Apple Apple, European Commission EC


How much is Apple Music?

Competition for music streaming apps is quickly dwindling with giants like Apple Music and Spotify dominating most of the market? But how much does Apple Music cost and what does a subscription to the music-streaming platform entail? The post How much is Apple Music? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Streaming, Apple Music, Buying Guides


Apple Music Is Only Major Streamer Not Trying To Cut Songwriter Royalties

Spotify, Pandora, Google and Amazon are appealing the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board ruling that would increase streaming payouts to songwriters by 44%. Notably absent from the list of music tech giants is Apple Music. Under this CRB ruling, streaming services will be required to pay songwriters and publishers 15.1% of revenue, up from 10.5%. Apple Music are not appealing the ruling, according to multiple sources. While they too will benefit if the appeal results lower royalties, Apple's d...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, India, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, WMG, U S Copyright Royalty Board, National Music Publishers ' Association, Spotify Pandora Google, Warner Chappel Music


Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media stalls, based on new survey

The 2019 edition of a popular annual survey shows usage of social media by Americans is stalling while ownership of smart speakers and tablets has soared over the last year, as has consumer engagement with podcasts. The results are promising for Amazon and Spotify in particular. Earlier today, Edison Research and Triton Digital presented their Infinite Dial report with findings from a phone survey of 1,500 Americans (age 12+) during January and February. Since 1998, the report has tracked the ad...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Spotify, Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Podcasts, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Music, Triton


100 Million Use Paid Music Streaming Services In US [MusicWatch]

Fresh off the release of RIAA revenue numbers MusicWatch shared its year-end numbers assessing the size of the US streaming market and how music listening is evolving. Among the internet using population 13 and older MusicWatch reported a record 165 million streamers in 4Q, based on listening at least one hour in the prior week. MusicWatch noted that, for the first time, the number listening to a paid service in the US exceeded 100M. This includes those who personally pay for the subscr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Diy, Youtube, US, Music Industry, Pandora, Indie, Musicians, Streaming, Riaa, Apple Music, Music Business


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. The Senate Commerce Committee is demanding answers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company's failure to disclose a microphone inside Nest home security devices. The committee is asking Google to provide written answers to six questions about the initially undisclosed microphone by March 12 and give an in-person briefing on the matter by March 29. The Federal Trade Commission announced a new task force which will look ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Supreme Court, Washington Post, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Nasa, Ira, Huawei, Oracle, St Petersburg, Sundar Pichai, Apple Music


Here’s what’s going on with Apple Music and Google Home (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

Earlier on Wednesday, Business Insider reported that Apple Music was coming to Google Home smart speakers — an integration that had been revealed by a “bug” in the rollout of a new feature in the Google Home app for smartphones. However, later on Wednesday, Business Insider learned that this was a misunderstanding, and that the “bug” in question does not mean that Apple Music is imminently coming to Google Home, as originally reported.  A person familiar with the matter told us that Google Ass...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, MacBook Air, Signal, Apple Music, Alexa, Google Home


Apple Music is coming to Google Home speakers after all, and the surprise was blown because of a bug in the rollout (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

Apple Music will be available on Google Home devices after all.  A source familiar with the matter confirmed with Business Insider that "it was a bug in a rollout" that allowed Google Home users to see Apple Music as option to sync with their smart speakers.  Previously, it was reported that the pairing option was due to a general "software bug," but we now know the mixup was related to a botched rollout plan between Apple and Google.  For Apple, bringing its music streaming service to Goog...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Signal, Apple Music, Alexa, Google Home


It looked like Apple Music was coming to Google Home speakers, but Google says it was only a glitch (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

On Monday evening, MacRumors discovered that users were able to connect Apple Music with their Google Home smart speakers. Previously, that had not been an option.  However, according to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, a Google spokesperson said it was just a software bug.  A Google spokesperson told Business Insider that "Apple Music is currently only available for Google Assistant users on mobile phones. We have nothing to announce regarding updates to Google Home."  Apple Music's availabi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Apple Music, Alexa, Spotify Pandora, Google Home


Apple Music Likely Heading to Google Speakers

Apple’s music service is apparently heading to Google Home speakers: Apple Music has appeared as a supported service in Google’s Home app for iPhones, Macrumors was first to report Monday night. The service can’t currently be activated on Google Home speakers, but the appearance of the listing suggests that this could change any day. An […]
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Apple Music, Google Home, Google Speakers


It looks like Apple Music users will soon be able to use Google's smart speakers to play their music (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

Apple Music appeared in Google's Home app, which helps set up and control Google's smart speakers. Apple Music was recently made available to Amazon Alexa-enabled smart devices, like Amazon's own lineup of Echo smart speakers.  Apple Music will become an option for almost anyone with a smart speaker, even for people who don't own a single Apple device.  Apple's music streaming service, Apple Music, is seemingly now available to use with Google's lineup of smart speakers. There was no official...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Avery Hartmans


Apple Music pops up in the Google Home app, hinting at launch

Despite not being active yet, there's now an entry for Apple Music inside the music services tab of the Google Home app. The question now, is will Apple reciprocate by adding other services to its HomePod? The post Apple Music pops up in the Google Home app, hinting at launch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Google Home, HomePod



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