Apple Mulls Podcast Subscription Push Amid Spotify’s Lan...
Music - Podcasts

The iPhone giant has explored adding a paid audio product, a risky move given the proliferation of free, ad-supported programming. In the past decade-and-a-half, Apple has built significant influence ...

Hollywood Reporter
January 19, 2021

Guide: How to use your iPhone’s health tracking features
Tech

Apple’s main selling point for the Apple Watch is tracking your health, including activity, sleep and certain medical conditions. But it’s not the only Apple product that can help you get in shap...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

CES is a fantasyland of futuristic products. This year it was ...
Electronics - Tech

CES, the closely-watched annual consumer electronics show, often sets the tone for the tech trends of the year — but little did I realize how true that would be last year. On the flight home from ...

CNN
January 19, 2021

JP Richards Named Apple TV+ Head Of Film Marketing Strategy As...
Streaming - Tech - Television

JP Richards has been appointed head of film marketing strategy at Apple TV+. He will report to video marketing chief Chris Van Amburg. Richards will start the job next month, when his exit from Warner...

Deadline
January 19, 2021

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 phones: No wall charger, headphones
Tech

Samsung unveiled its three new Galaxy S21 smartphones on Thursday – and none of them come with a wall charger. This is a first for the South Korean smartphone brand, but echoes a similar annou...

Business Insider
January 15, 2021

Apple’s App Store had gross sales around $64 billion
Online - Tech

Apple’s App Store grossed more than $64 billion in 2020, according to an analysis by CNBC. That’s up from an estimated $50 billion in 2019 and $48.5 billion in 2018, according to the same analy...

CNBC
January 8, 2021

Amazon to buy podcast maker Wondery
Music - Online - Podcasts - Streaming

Amazon is buying podcasting start-up Wondery, the company announced Wednesday.The acquisition will give Amazon a stronger foothold to compete against the likes of Apple and Spotify, which have doubled...

CNBC
December 31, 2020

Peloton is now making its own music for its classes
Health & Beauty - Music

First it was Beyoncé. Now it's … Elvis? Peloton is unveiling its second music partnership, which includes custom-made tunes from the rock and roll icon. The fitness company is releasing remixes ...

CNN
December 31, 2020

Apple & TikTok pull pandemic-defying app Vybe Together
Tech

There are bad ideas, and then there’s building an app to promote secret parties during the worst global pandemic in 100 years. In a move surprising absolutely no one with common sense, Apple has pul...

Gizmodo
December 30, 2020

Apple Music Is Coming to Tesla Soon
Automotive - Music - Streaming

Currently, Tesla vehicles can stream music in the infotainment system from Spotify. Adding support for Apple Music would open the door for other rivals. Tesla first announced its intentions to support...

Digital Music News
December 29, 2020

Social media, not streaming, is the music industry’s future
Music - Online - Streaming

Music-streaming subscriptions contribute $8.5 billion a year to the record business — but the biggest future growth may lie in social media, gaming, livestreaming, and fitness. For the full story, ...

Rolling Stone
December 23, 2020

Apple targets car production by 2024 and eyes ‘next leve...
Automotive - Tech

Apple Inc is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology. The iPhone maker’s auto...

Reuters
December 22, 2020

TikTok is quickly becoming a marketing destination for toy com...
Influencers - Online - Toys

TikTok is quickly becoming a force in the toy-marketing industry. Toy maker Zuru Toys' senior digital manager predicts TikTok will be on par with YouTube as a toy-marketing destination in the next sev...

Business Insider
December 21, 2020

What Are Apple And Facebook Fighting Over? You
Online - Tech

The Apple-Facebook fight centers on Apple’s going live with an App Tracking Transparency feature of Apple’s iOS14 operating system. This feature curbs the ability of publishers like Facebook to gath...

Forbes
December 21, 2020

TikTok partners with Apple Music for free 4-month trials
Music - Tech

The offer is limited to new Apple Music subscribers and is only being offered to iOS TikTok users. Anyone who uses TikTok on an iOS device will eventually get a push notification with the offer. The T...

Digital Music News
December 21, 2020

Amazon Prime Video, Twitch Set NFL Coverage Christmas Plans
Sports - Streaming - Television

Amazon has set broadcast crews and other programming on Prime Video and Twitch for what it is billing as a week-long “NFL Holiday Blitz.” The spree of football starts today and runs through Saturda...

Deadline
December 21, 2020

2020 Listicle of Listicles!
Gaming - Influencers - Listicles - Music - Online

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile 2020 listicles that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 20, 2020

Xiaomi’s Apple Watch clone costs $61, has 9-day battery ...
Fashion - Tech

Xiaomi's new smartwatch won't win any originality contests — it's a dead-ringer for Apple Watch. But it beats the Apple Watch in two key regards, and by a massive margin. The Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite...


December 18, 2020

Apple in Talks to Pick Up Skydance Animated Movies ‘Luck...
Streaming - Theatrical

Both movies were due to be released by Paramount in 2022. The first two animated movies from Skydance, Luck and Spellbound, are heading to Apple. Apple is in talks to acquire the features, which a...

Hollywood Reporter
December 17, 2020

Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service is now available on Andro...
Gaming - Streaming

Amazon’s cloud gaming service, Luna, is now available on Android, Amazon announced on Tuesday. Like the iOS version of Luna, there’s no separate Luna app to download — instead, you’ll access t...

The Verge
December 16, 2020

Apple TV App Is Coming to Google’s Chromecast
Streaming - Television

Google and Apple reached an agreement that will bring the Apple TV app — including the Apple TV Plus subscription service — to the newest Chromecast device. Google didn’t provide specific tim...

Variety
December 16, 2020

Google’s gaming platform, Stadia, comes to iOS beta
Gaming - Streaming

Google Stadia has finally made its way to iOS over a year after launch. The company’s mobile web beta for the iPhone and iPad, first announced last month, is launching today. That means any Stadia u...

The Verge
December 16, 2020

Facebook blasts Apple in new ads over iPhone privacy change
Online - Tech

Facebook is running ads Wednesday decrying Apple over a privacy change that it claims will hurt small businesses that rely on targeted ads. Apple will soon be making a change to settings on users’ ...

CNBC
December 16, 2020

Europe threatens to break up Big Tech
Online - Tech

Officials across Europe on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would give regulators sweeping new powers to take on US tech giants, threatening huge fines and raising the prospect of breakups or bans fo...

CNN Business
December 16, 2020

2020 Television Listicles: Top Shows, Episodes & More
Listicles - Streaming - Television

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

2020 Tech Listicles: Top Apps, Devices & More
Listicles - Tech

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

2020 Music Listicles: Top Artists, Trends, Tracks & More
Listicles - Music

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

Tech’s biggest winners in 2020
Electronics - Gaming - Health & Beauty - Tech

Despite everything we’ve all been through, though, there were a few bright spots in the world of tech. Console makers blessed us with mouthwatering next-gen hardware, while Apple wowed the industry ...

Engadget
December 15, 2020

Apple starts two-hour delivery from its retail stores for $5
Retail - Tech

The move is Apple's latest to expand the way its stores operate. The company's stores have stood out for their sparse designs since opening in 2001. They've since become one of the most successful ret...

CNET
December 15, 2020

Yes, Apple Music Cleared the Samples for Grimes’ Cyberpunk 2...
Gaming - Music

Just recently, Cyberpunk 2077 launched with a new ‘streamer-friendly‘ mode that removes all copyrighted music from the game. That’s because Twitch refuses to sign music licensing deals with majo...

Digital Music News
December 15, 2020

Videos and documentaries coming to Spotify?
Music - Streaming

According to Spotify itself, music videos are coming to the platform, in addition to “documentaries, and exclusive video series.” For the full story, visit Music Business Worldwide   -  http...

Music Business Worldwide
December 11, 2020

Disney Stock Hits All-Time High On Eve Of Streaming-Happy Inve...
Music - Streaming

With Covid-19 decimating theme parks, sports, production and other pillars of its business, the Walt Disney Co. should be limping toward the end of 2020. Instead, investors have bought into the med...

Deadline
December 10, 2020

App stores to see 130 billion downloads & spend of $112 b...
Tech

Consumers will have downloaded 130 billion apps in 2020 across iOS and Google Play, up 10% year-over-year, according to mobile data and analytics firm App Annie’s year-end forecast. Consumer spendin...

Tech Crunch
December 9, 2020

Apple, Airpods Max sold out till 2021
Electronics - Retail

Wondering where to buy AirPods Max now that the Apple Store is sold out? You're not alone. You won't be able to get the AirPods Max directly from the Apple Store on December 15, according to the offic...

Tech Radar
December 9, 2020

Xbox Cloud Gaming will land on iOS, PC in spring 2021
Gaming

The cloud gaming service will be available via web browser as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Microsoft is bringing Xbox Cloud Gaming to iOS and Windows PCs next year. In a blog post Wednesday, Mi...

CNET
December 9, 2020

20-in-20 Marketing Partnerships, Streaming: Peanuts
Partnership Blogs - Partnerships - Streaming - Television

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the streaming marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, we...

Earl Schultz
December 8, 2020

Peloton stock falls after Apple announces launch date for Fitn...
Electronics - Health & Beauty - Tech

Apple said Tuesday that Fitness+, which offers on-demand video workouts, will launch on December 14. Peloton, which offers a similar service as well as pricey cycling bikes and treadmills, saw shares ...

CNN Business
December 8, 2020

Apple introduces AirPods Max
Electronics

Apple today announced AirPods Max, innovative wireless headphones that bring the magic of AirPods to an over-ear design with high-fidelity sound. AirPods Max combine a custom acoustic design, H1 chips...

Apple
December 8, 2020

7-Eleven unveils mobile wallet to enable contactless payments
Finance - Retail

Using the 7-Eleven app, customers can add funds to their account via cash, debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay or prepaid 7-Eleven gift cards to pay for items using their 7-Eleven Wallet. ...

Retail Dive
December 8, 2020

6 Giant Companies That Nearly Flopped
Branding - Tech

Apple, Google, Tesla, and more were not obvious winners at first. Here's what nearly took them down. For every successful company, hundreds fail and are lost to history. But it’s not always clear wh...

Entrepreneur
December 6, 2020

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