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Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.

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Apple may change Beats brand as it spins up music service

There are conflicting reports about what Apple will ultimately do with Beats Music, with Recode reporting a potential name change, and TechCrunch calling for the service to be scrapped completely. Apple says TechCrunch's report is inaccurate.

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Tim Cook to talk iPhone 6, Beats and Steve Jobs on Charlie Rose

In a two-part interview, Apple's CEO expounds on the company's past, present and what lies ahead.

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How Beats took over the world

From a single pair of headphones to a $3B Apple buyout, here's how the controversial Beats built its vast audio empire.

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How Beats went from a single pair of headphones to a $3B Apple deal

Through a cunning blend of branding, business and celeb endorsements, Beats by Dre has become a major force in today's tech world. CNET's Adventures in Tech explains how.

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A Dre-ful ad celebrates the Apple-Beats deal (and then doesn't)

With two Beats Pills and a cameo by Siri, the spot spoofs a celebration by Dr. Dre. Then it disappears from the Twitter feed of Beats By Dre.

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Apple taps Beats Music CEO as iTunes Radio's band leader

Subscription-streaming service Beats Music and iTunes will continue to stand on their own -- for now -- even as Ian Rogers, the CEO of the Beats Music, takes the the helm of iTunes Radio.

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Apple eliminating 200 Beats jobs -- report

As Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics comes close to completion, hundreds of employees may find that their positions are marked as redundant.

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Will the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 be Apple's premium phone?

Multiple reports point to a Sapphire display and camera optical stabilization only on the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. Is September 19th the release date? And more iWatch rumors.

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Amazon Fire Phone makes a fiery ring in CNET UK podcast 393

Love is a burning thing, but can the Amazon Fire Phone set our hearts aflame or is it already burned-out?

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T-Mobile unveils 'UnRadio' service, offers data-free music

The UnRadio service is a premium steaming music service developed in collaboration with Rhapsody.

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FIFA bans Beats headphones from World Cup matches

After Brazilian star Neymar is seen donning a pair of colorful Beats headphones, soccer's governing body makes it clear that Sony is the games' official sponsor.

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