Apple Music

Dubset raises $4M to legalize remixes for Spotify and Apple Music

Record labels refuse to allow streaming of remixes and hour-long DJ sets unless copyright owners get paid for every little sample. Dubset just raised $4 million to handle that legal mess so Spotify and Apple Music can offer the type of music that used to live illegally on SoundCloud.<p>“This year will …

Music Industry

Record Bird Is Apple Music’s Missing Discovery Tool for New Releases

When it comes to keeping track of new music releases from my favorite artists, streaming services have always been a disappointment. After nearly eight years of streaming music every day, I've realized that the problem lies on the two ends of the New Releases spectrum: these days, services either …

iOS

How Technology Has Changed The Way We Consume Music | Articles | Innovation

Top app development companies are now playing a much bigger role in the way we consume music than ever before, and while there are some who find …

Innovation

How Spotify, Amazon, and Zappos built successful digital marketplaces

<i>by Patrick McCarthy, SVP, marketplace partnerships, AppNexus</i><p>Global marketplaces are hardly a new phenomenon. By circumventing the Silk Road, the long …

Amazon

SoundR Suggests Music Based on How You’re Feeling

iOS/Android: You might want to listen to different types of music depending on your mood. SoundR helps you find music based on genre, activity, and …

Lifestyle

Comcast, Facebook, and Apple Music are making mobile video moves

With Xfinity Stream, Comcast has some new ammunition in the ever-escalating war for mobile viewers' eyeballs.<p>A recent announcement of this improved …

Facebook

Fade In and Fade Out Music iOS Tutorial

The AVAudioPlayer class can be used to Fade in and Out Music. In this tutorial a music track will be played, and the user can fade the music in or …

iOS

Why Apple’s 'Planet of the Apps' totally misses the point of original programming

Apple is making a big push towards creating original programming, and we're starting to see what some of that effort looks like.<p>Last week, Apple …

Apps

Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal

Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and others, take note: Tidal has made a bold move. The streaming service’s new Track Edit feature allows you to …

Music Industry

Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints

Why it matters to you<p>The future iPhone's design could affect not only iPhone users, but could also inspire hundreds of Android phones along the …

iPhone

An app found a clever way to share Spotify and Apple Music streams, without getting sued

An app called Vertigo promises the seemingly impossible: Stream music from Spotify Premium or Apple Music to your friends for free, without getting sued by record labels. Each “live” sharing session between a Vertigo “host” and her listeners can also be accompanied by a stream of text messages and …

Spotify

Will Apple’s TV shows sway me from Spotify?

As a long term Spotify user I have only once had second thoughts about monthly renewals. That was this week.When Apple Music first launched in …

Spotify

Insights: Everybody Wants To Be The Next Netflix

Insights <i>is a new weekly series featuring entertainment industry veteran David Bloom. It represents an experiment of sorts in digital-age journalism</i> …

Netflix

iOS Spotify SDK — Swift 3.0+ Tutorial – Elon Rubin – Medium

iOS Spotify SDK — Swift 3.0+ Tutorial<p>Most Spotify iOS SDK tutorials either deal with Objective C or Swift 2.3 or less. This is a step by step guide …

Geared Up! Apple Music’s new TV deals, the war over wireless data plans, and a PC the size of an iPhone

Apple Music isn’t the place you would expect to find reality TV.<p>But this week, the music streaming service announced it will be producing an original …

TV

Future to launch Freebandz show on Apple Music’s Beats 1

<b>The first edition will stream tomorrow.</b><p>Future joins the long line of artists including Drake and DJ Khaled with Beats 1 radio shows. Today it was …

Music

How to play music on your Apple Watch without your iPhone

With a pair of Bluetooth headphones, you can rock out and leave your iPhone at home.<p>The next time you want to go for a run -- or just a walk -- you can leave your iPhone behind and bust a move with your Apple Watch. All that's required is a pair of Bluetooth headphones and a little upfront …

iOS

Apple won’t buy Netflix, but will do something ‘unique’ with TV streaming

SVP Eddy Cue has ambitious plans<p>Apple is a company that wants to have its hand in all of the candy jars, but its next obvious move is building up its TV empire. CEO Tim Cook, CFO Luca Maestri and senior vice president Eddy Cue have no made no attempt to hide that fact. During a conversation with …

Netflix

Ticketmaster for iOS adds Apple Music integration for easily tracking upcoming concerts

Ticketmaster for iOS was today updated with Apple Music integration, allowing users to more easily find upcoming concerts based on what’s in their Apple Music library.<p>The update pushes the app 1.10.2 and makes it significantly easier to quickly know when an artist you love is touring.<p>Once you’ve …

iOS

Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke debuts its first trailer

After a couple of years racking up millions of views on YouTube, the <i>Late Late Show with James Cordon</i> segment "Carpool Karaoke" is becoming a full series courtesy of Apple Music. The show is set to debut soon and released a new trailer with a full list of celebrity guest stars. Cordon himself will …

Carpool

Why Apple Still May Need to Do a Big Media Deal

Apple's share price hit an all-time high this week, giving the company a stock market value of $700 billion, as expectations build that the next …

Markets

Apple Music gets into the TV business

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Apple officially unveiled its first two TV series, “Planet of the Apps” and a series version of “Carpool Karaoke,” at the Recode Media conference on Monday night.<p>Both …

Advertising

Vertigo now lets Apple Music members share playlists with friends on Spotify

A new iOS app has broken down the barrier between Apple Music and Spotify to make music-sharing truly universal again.<p>On Wednesday, Vertigo announced …

Apple

Measuring sound: how data and streaming is impacting the music industry

Streaming services have taken a well-aimed kick at the music establishment, with the likes of Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music and Pandora all making it …

Music Industry

Meet Apple The Entertainment Company

Do you remember when Apple and the Mac were synonymous? Sure, back when Steve Jobs returned to Apple, the company sold printers and cameras, the …

Apple TV

Planet of the Apps, #DeleteUber, Amazon’s Earnings

<b>To read this daily update you must be a subscriber</b> (Current members login here.)<p>Daily Update<p>$10 per month or $100 per year<p>Daily update with news and …

Technology

St. Vincent pays tribute to Prince on radio show

<b>Played a slew of her favorite Prince songs and told some of her favorite stories about the late icon.</b><b>St. Vincent</b> aired a special Prince tribute …

Music

Apple Takes a Page from Amazon’s Playbook

As Apple makes plans to create its own content, don’t expect a big splash from the country’s largest company. Apple is starting small.<p>At a Recode …

James Corden

Apple Music Is Well Past 20 Million Subscribers

Back in December Apple announced that their Apple Music streaming service had hit 20 million subscribers.<p>Now Apple’s Eddie Cue has revealed that …

Technology (UK)

Check Out the Trailer for Apple's New Reality Show 'Planet of the Apps'

Move over Netflix and HBO -- Apple is here.<p>Look out <i>Shark Tank</i> -- Apple is launching its own entrepreneurial pitch show, <i>Planet of the Apps</i>, in which entrepreneurs will pitch their new app ideas to a panel of famous judges.<p>The reality show will feature a host of celebrity judges, including Gary …

Apps