Apple scrambling for radio rights before WWDC, report says
Apple's long-rumoured music streaming service could debut next week, mysterious sources reportedly reckon.
Apple'scould make its grand debut as soon as next week, with the fruit-flavoured tech giant reportedly scrambling to finalise deals with major music labels.
The service is rumoured to be a bit like Last.fm or Spotify's radio service, playing tunes that it thinks you'll like based on your taste.
For that to work however, Apple needs permission from the companies that own the rights to those tunes. Apple has made deals with the Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, and is still in talks with Sony Music Entertainment, the report claims.
Apple would hardly be making an original move by entering the streaming music biz', with tonnes of established rivals already pumping out digital ditties to subscribers, who require easy, on-demand access to Little Mix's How Ya Doin? and Kenny Loggin's Danger Zone.
The iPhone-maker would be hoping that its ultra-recognisable name -- and the popularity of its gadgets -- would see its own offering rocket to the top of the charts.
WWDC iOS 7, which is rumoured to have been treated to a . Check out the features we'd like to see in the video below, and let me know what you want Apple to do next in the comments, or over on our Facebook wall., where Apple is also tipped to reveal