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Report: Apple inks iRadio deal with Warner, WWDC launch possible

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.

Rumor Mill: Sony balks at Apple iRadio song skipping, delaying launch

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.

Report: Google launching subscription-based streaming music service

Google is poised to unveil a subscription-based streaming music service rivaling platforms like Spotify and Pandora.

Report: Apple's iRadio stalled by label royalty demands

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.

Report: Apple, Universal streaming music deal imminent, Sony talks lag

Apple is expected to complete a streaming music licensing agreement with Universal Music Group as soon as next week, The Verge reports.

Report: Apple close to sealing iRadio streaming music deals

Apple is close to signing streaming music licensing agreements with two major record labels, CNet reports.

Report: Spotify lobbies record labels to extend ad-supported service to mobile

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.

Turntable.fm inks licensing deals with all four major record labels

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.

Google Music storefront goes live on Android Market

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) officially unveiled its much-rumored digital music storefront Wednesday afternoon, vowing complete integration with its cloud-based Google Music streaming service, which

Report: Google Music launching without Sony, Warner catalog deals

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is poised to unveil its Google Music digital retail platform during a media event Wednesday, but CNet reports that at least two of the four major label catalogs will be