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Next in Apple's crosshairs? Free music streaming at Spotify

A report says Apple's latest tactic to catch up in the streaming-music race is pushing labels to cut off free listening options at rivals like Spotify, which has the Department of Justice sniffing around.

By May 4, 2015

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

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Appeals court rules Apple conspired with e-book publishers

The company must now pay $450 million as part of a settlement, but it maintains it did nothing wrong.

By June 30, 2015

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EU launches antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-books business

Europe's regulators want to know whether Amazon's deals with book publishers require them to inform the e-retail giant of more favorable terms from rivals.

By June 11, 2015

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No deal with Apple to kill free music, Universal tells state investigators

In a letter to the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut, lawyers for the Universal Music Group say the label hasn't engaged in anticompetitive practices with Apple over free streams from Apple rivals like Spotify.

By June 9, 2015

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Apple eyes Flipboard terrain as Newsstand gets nixed, report says

The Flipboard news-reader, rumored to be an acquisition target for the likes of Twitter, Yahoo and Google, could face a new threat from Apple.

By June 8, 2015

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Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015

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Tidal vs. Spotify: My four weeks with Jay Z's streaming service

I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.

By May 6, 2015

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Spotify's revenue soars, but growth comes at a cost, report says

In 2014, the Swedish music-streaming service's revenue reportedly rose 45 percent to $1.1 billion, but attempts to build out products nearly doubled its operating loss.

By May 8, 2015