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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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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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Colourful AKG Y series lifestyle headphones take on Beats

Headphone specialist AKG has set its sights on beating Beats with the Y40, Y45, Y50 and Y55 cans.

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Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless: Popular sports headphone goes wireless

At $199.95, it's not cheap, but the sweat-resistant Powerbeats2 Wireless is both comfortable to wear and sounds good, particularly for a Bluetooth headphone.

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WWDC hints at the next iPhone, iWatch, and Apple TV

It's our reactions to the aftermath of WWDC 14. We'll talk about all the stuff Apple didn't focus on that points directly to the new iPhone, iWatch and Apple TV.

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Beats pulls the plug on MOG streaming music service

A note on the site encourages subscribers to switch to Beats, which Apple is in the process of acquiring for $3 billion.

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