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Apple to grow streaming with Beats' formula

Beats Music may hold the key to help Apple take on Spotify and other music streaming services. CNET's Bridget Carey breaks down the $3 billion deal to buy Beats and what Apple may announce next week at WWDC.

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Apple is changing its tune on streaming music. In this episode of CNET Update, learn what the Beats acquisition means for Apple's future.

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Apple to grow streaming with Beats' formula