Apple has completed a streaming music licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment, setting the stage for the computing giant to formally announce its long-anticipated iRadio service during next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, AllThingsD reports.
Apple has completed streaming music licensing agreements with Warner Music Group and its Warner/Chappell publishing unit, The New York Times reports, suggesting the computing giant could formally unveil its so-called "iRadio" service at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, kicking off June 10.
Sony Music Entertainment is refusing to sign off on song skipping features integrated into Apple's iRadio, delaying the long-rumored streaming music service's commercial launch, CNet reports.
Google is poised to unveil a subscription-based streaming music service rivaling platforms like Spotify and Pandora.
Apple's much-rumored streaming music service remains in limbo as a result of ongoing licensing negotiations with the major record labels, The Financial Times reports.
Apple is expected to complete a streaming music licensing agreement with Universal Music Group as soon as next week, The Verge reports.
Apple is close to signing streaming music licensing agreements with two major record labels, CNet reports.
Spotify will petition its record label licensing partners for the rights to extend its ad-supported free streaming music option to mobile listeners, The Verge reports.
Amazon has hired Sony Music Entertainment executive Michael Paull as its vice president of content acquisition and business development, a newly created position, All Things D reports.
Digital music service Turntable.fm has completed licensing deals with all four major record labels, vaulting the startup out of legal limbo and setting the stage for international expansion.