Apple Kills Off Free iTunes Radio In Favor Of Apple Music

Apple Kills Off Free iTunes Radio In Favor Of Apple Music

As of today, Apple’s free iTunes Radio is dead. Long live Apple Music — or at least that’s apparently the company’s plan as it officially shut down the ad-supported service today. [More]

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Apple Pushes Record Labels To Offer Exclusive iTunes Content, Block Initial Streaming

While Apple is still trying to fight its loss in last year’s e-book price-fixing lawsuit, a new report claims the electronics giant is making controversial waves in the music industry by pushing record companies to make Apple the exclusive venue for new releases. [More]

Apple Finally Jumping Into Streaming Music Business With iTunes Radio

Apple Finally Jumping Into Streaming Music Business With iTunes Radio

For years, Apple’s iTunes has allowed users to listen to online radio streams from stations that made their music available online, but it has avoided launching its own streaming service to compete with Pandora and others. Today, Apple announced that it will finally jump into the streaming music stream with both feet following the debut of iTunes Radio. [More]