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Taylor Swift revolts, Apple changes tune on royalties

Apple doesn't want any bad blood between it and Taylor Swift. Her complaints prompt the company to pay artists royalties during Apple Music's free trial period. Also: Amazon changes its ratings system.

Tay Tay takes on the tech giants.

On Sunday, Taylor Swift announced she would not put her songs on the upcoming Apple Music service. In a blog post, she blasted the company for not paying royalties for songs streamed during free trials. Later that same day, Apple changed its policy.

When Swift speaks, big business listens. Watch Update for a breakdown of the drama between Swift and Apple, and learn how Amazon is changing its reviews and rating system:

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Taylor Swift revolts, Apple changes tune on royalties