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Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal  —  IPhone maker plans to pay record labels smaller percentage  —  Paid streaming service has revived music industry; sales up … Techmeme

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Bloomberg: Apple adding LTE to next Apple Watch [Update: New form factor this year]

[Update: John Gruber adds that a new form factor is coming this year too: “It’s hard to overstate just how big a deal this could be. No mention in Businessweek’s report, though, of the all-new form factor that I’ve heard is coming for this year’s new watches.” This would mark the first external change since […]

Bloomberg: Apple is working on multiple exciting new AR features for the iPhone 8

Bloomberg: Apple is working on multiple exciting new AR features for the iPhone 8 Of all the rumored additions Apple is said to be bringing to the iPhone 8, few are as intriguing as augmented reality. Apple CEO Tim Cook has called AR a “core technology” in interviews, prompting many analysts and journalists to speculate […]