HTC Lowers The Volume On Beats Stake
HTC and Beats today announced that HTC has sold half of its stake in Beats back to Beats. HTC will maintain an approximate 25% stake in Beats and continue to hold exclusive commercial rights to Beats technology in mobile devices. Owning a controlling stake "provides Beats with more flexibility for global expansion", according to the companies. HTC bought a 51% majority stake in Beats one year ago.
Apple Releases Its Second Android App for Beats Speaker
Apple has made available a new Android app called Beats Pill+. The app has the distinction of being Apple's second-ever for the Android platform, following the Move to iOS app released earlier this year.
Apple Music Is $10/Month
Apple today announced Apple Music, its new streaming music service. In addition to streaming the entire iTunes catalog, the service includes curated playlists.
Apple Music for Android Can Store Songs on Memory Cards
Apple updated its Apple Music application for Android devices and added the ability for users to store music on microSD cards for offline playback. This is chiefly important for devices that have limited on-board storage.
Monster Sues Beats Over Alleged Fraud
Monster claims it was duped by Beats Electronics into giving away millions of dollars worth of intellectual property. Monster filed a lawsuit against Beats, its co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr.
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