Seeking to boost the important core of Spotify's business model, the streaming company just joined most of its competition in offering a Premium family plan.*****
Apparently feeling the stream of underwhelming reactions to Apple Music, the Cupertino giant has decided to overhaul and reboot the streaming app just in time for an unveiling at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016, which takes place just weeks away, in June.*****
Last year was the year of streaming, especially when it comes to music. According to Nielsen's recently released year-in-review Music report, digital streaming services grew a huge amount, taking some of the steam away from digital music sales.*****
A hands-on look at the new Apple Music app for Android.*****
Apple released 'Music' along with iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4 this week. Far more than a Spotify rival, this app represents the most ambitious (and much-needed) update in years to Apple's iTunes-rooted music empire.*****
Monday, June 9, marks that time of year when Apple holds its World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). It's more than just a gathering of programmers, though, and Apple's lengthy opening keynote kicking off the conference is when the public can get previews of products coming soon, updates on how recently-launched products are faring, and the occasional surprise announcement.
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