Post Tagged with: "Wall Street Journal"

Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown
/ September 22, 2014 4:15 pm
Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown

Today TechCrunch published a report claiming that, according to 5 unnamed sources, Apple will discontinue the streaming music service Beats Music it acquired in May. However, the Hollywood Reporter now reports that "Apple is denying a report from TechCrunch...". Read More

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Google Introduces Inexpensive Android One Smartphones in India
/ September 15, 2014 11:23 am
Google Introduces Inexpensive Android One Smartphones in India

The Wall Street Journal reports “Google Inc. unveiled a new line of low-cost smartphones in New Delhi Monday, hoping to convince more people in India and other emerging markets to upgrade their handsets.” . Read More

WSJ: Google Developing Tablet with Advanced Vision Capabilities
/ May 23, 2014 4:35 pm
WSJ: Google Developing Tablet with Advanced Vision Capabilities

Google is developing a new 7-inch tablet computer with advanced vision capabilities, The Wall Street Journal reported. . Read More

Twitter Walks from Talks to Acquire SoundCloud Music Service
/ May 20, 2014 3:54 pm
Twitter Walks from Talks to Acquire SoundCloud Music Service

Re/code reported yesterday that Twitter was considering buying SoundCloud, the music and audio-sharing company, according to people familiar with both companies. However, the Wall Street Journal and Re/code are now reporting that Twitter has walked away from the deal, by letting an exclusive negotiation window lapse, according to a person familiar with the discussions. . Read More

YouTube to Purchase Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion?
/ May 20, 2014 3:45 pm
YouTube to Purchase Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion?

On Sunday, both the Wall Street Journal and Variety reported that YouTube is in talks to buy Twitch for more than $1 billion. Neither company was commenting publicly on Monday but there has been no shortage of opinions on the possible deal and what it might mean to YouTube, Twitch, consumers and the industry. . Read More

WSJ: Warner, Universal, Sony Buy Stakes in Music App Shazam
/ May 14, 2014 2:08 pm
WSJ: Warner, Universal, Sony Buy Stakes in Music App Shazam

The WSJ reports that Warner Music Group owner Access Industries, Vivendi’s Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have each acquired $3 million stakes in Shazam Entertainment, the music-identification app, according to people familiar with the transactions. All of the shares were purchased from a single third-party investor. . Read More

Billboard: Apple May Unveil Iovine, Dr. Dre Exec Appointments at June Conference
/ May 12, 2014 3:12 pm
Billboard: Apple May Unveil Iovine, Dr. Dre Exec Appointments at June Conference

Billboard reports that Apple could unveil Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre as its latest recruits at its Worldwide Developers’ Conference in June, according to people familiar with the Beats Electronics acquisition talks. . Read More

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