Apple Music steps closer to becoming a record label–and why not?

Apple’s services business is proving that the company has a built-in audience–a sort of affinity group–that’s ready to buy everything from apps to books to accessories. Apple Music is reportedly launching a publishing division. This would make it easier for Apple to license music, and it could also create a channel for the company to establish direct development deals with new artists. Many artists’ paths to wealth and fame, after all, start with publishing and development deals, not recording contracts. Apple may want to be in a position to capture the good ones.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Music for journalism? Apple plans paid subscription service for news

Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is part of a broader push by the iPhone maker to generate more revenue from online content and services.The... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple promotes new head of Apple Music as it gains ground on Spotify

Apple on Wednesday promoted a company veteran to oversee Apple Music and said the service had hit 48 million subscribers. Oliver Schusser is now vice president of Apple Music and international content. A 14-year Apple employee, Schusser previously led launches of Apple services like the iTunes... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses ebook price-fixing appeal on same day as Apple Music launches

On the same day as Apple Inc.'s release of its much-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, a federal court upheld a ruling Tuesday that states the company illegally conspired with book publishers to drive up prices for ebooks to compete against Amazon.com Inc., USA TODAY reported. The... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OWN IT! partners with Grime record label on Adenuga memoir

OWN IT! is to partner with Grime music label Boy Better Know to co-publish the memoir of Ifeomagwu “Ify” Adenuga, the mother of the label's founders.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 10:24:04 UTC ]
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Look out, Apple and Spotify: TikTok’s owner is getting into the streaming music biz

ByteDance is looking to target territories where traditionally paid streaming music services haven’t caught on. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or don’t have or know a teenager, you’re probably aware that the hottest social media app on the planet right now is TikTok. Well, now the app’s... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-21 06:07:11 UTC ]
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Soon you may pay Apple by the month for video, music, and news

Such a service could go toe-to-toe against Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify. Apple has been thinking about bundling together its growing menu of digital content and selling it in a single bundle for a competitive price. The subscription package, according to a new report from the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Music sets up publishing division as it chases down Spotify

Apple Music has been on its way to overtake Spotify in terms of subscriber base for a while now. The service got a new boss, Oliver Schusser, this past April, as well. Now, Schusser's first major initiative appears to be the launch of Apple's own mus... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: What's Next For Papa John's After Its CEO Steps Down? Plus, Apple's PR Blunder

Facebook defends itselfWhen companies place job ads on Facebook and target them to younger users, is that ageist? Non-profit news organization ProPublica and The New York Times just raised concerns about the issue, adding that Amazon, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and Facebook itself use that practice;... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French-speaking Belgium steps closer to fixed book prices

The government of French-speaking Belgium (Wallonia and Brussels) has adopted a draft decree permitting publishers to fix book retail prices after a fourth and final reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Just Expanded Its Music Streaming Service Into China

Apple began offering its three-month-old music streaming service as well as movies and electronic books in China on Wednesday, promising a library of content geared toward its most important market outside of the U.S.Apple Music, the iPhone maker's answer to streaming services Spotify and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple finally realized that audiobooks aren't music

Have you scratched your head wondering why Apple would put audiobooks in iOS' music player, rather than... y'know, a book app? So has Apple. Besides a redesigned music app, the early iOS 8.4 beta also moves audiobooks into iBooks, where they arguably... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scarpetta film moves a step closer

A film based on Patricia Cornwell's famous protagonist Dr Kay Scarpetta moves a step closer following a publishing deal with HarperCollins. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Record' tablet sales for Apple

Apple sold a "record" 22.9 million iPads during its last quarter but failed to meet... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Records tumble as Nielsen figures claim 2021 as the most lucrative year on record

Despite some gaps in the BookScan data, it looks as though 2021 was a record year for the book industry, with many sectors setting annual records based on 42-week sales figures alone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 09:59:44 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan's entire music catalogue bought by Universal Music

Bob Dylan's entire catalogue of songs, one of the great treasures in music history, has been acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-12-07 16:53:36 UTC ]
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Peloton told it can't countersue music publishers over high workout music prices

Peloton has failed to convince the court that the National Music Publishers Association violated federal antitrust laws. If you'll recall, the NMPA sued Peloton in early 2019, accusing it of using songs in its workout videos without obtaining the pro... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-30 13:20:00 UTC ]
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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases

You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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