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  • Drake Helps Apple Unveil New Streaming Music Service (WATCH)

    Jun 9, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *On Monday, Apple’s highly-anticipated launch of its new streaming music service, Apple Music, included a rap heavyweight who helped usher in a new era for the company. Joining Apple CEO Tim Cook, Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor for the event was Drake, according to TheWrap.com. The rapper was on hand […]

  • Lawsuit Accuses Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine of Duping Beats Partner

    Jan 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The CEO of technology firm Monster is suing Beats Electronics and its co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine for allegedly swindling him before selling the headphone company to Apple for $3 billion. In the complaint, filed in a California court on Tuesday, Noel Lee, who also founded the video and audio cable company, accuses Dre […]

  • Eminem Honors Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine at Innovator Awards

    Nov 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Eminem flew into New York City Wednesday night as a surprise presenter for WSJ Magazine’s fourth annual Innovator Awards at New York’s MoMA. The honorees were two very important people in his life: Dr. Dre (Andre Young) and Jimmy Iovine. “Dre and Jimmy are like a force of nature,” Em said in his introduction, reading […]

  • Apple Finalizes Acquisition of Beats Electronics

    Aug 1, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Apple has announced that it has finalized its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, two months after declaring its interest in the company. The deal was already as good as wrapped up, but only today (August 1) received the US government’s seal of approval. The agreement sees Apple assume control of the […]

  • Done Deal: Apple Acquires Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 Billion

    May 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Apple has officially announced that it has purchased Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 billion. With iTunes sales slowing, the move gives Apple something it desperately needs to compete in today’s digital music world – a subscription music service. While Apple’s App Store revenue is increasing, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty notes that iTunes revenue […]

  • Dr. Dre Facing Royalties Claim From Beats Headphones Co-Founder

    May 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


      *As the reported merge of Apple Computers and Beats Electronics looms, Billboard is reporting of a royalty dispute brewing – with Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine on one side, and a third co-founder on the other. Billboard reports: Last Friday, former hedge-fund manager Steven Lamar fired a legal salvo aimed at Dre, […]