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RIAA report shows music industry continue to rebound thanks to streaming services like Apple Music

Streaming music services such as Apple Music continue to contribute to the rebirth of the music industry. The Recording Industry Association of America this week has released its mid-year update for 2017, showing continued growth thanks in large part to streaming services… more…

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Apple Music

Update: Apple Music continues to be a featured player on Apple products, including  Apple's newly announced home speaker HomePod and the Apple Watch 3.  Apple has confirmed that Watch OS 4 will have a newly updated Apple Music app that will include all 40 million songs from Apple's music streaming service. This update will see […]

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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

Deezer Integrates Google Home Into Its Music Streaming Tool

Music streaming provider Deezer has just added a Google Home support to its Android app in a bid to help users play and listen to music by using voice command. With the integration of the Google Assistant-powered smart speaker into the Internet-based music streaming service, listeners can now start using Deezer in a hands-free mode […]

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News: Google Play Music gains CarPlay support

Google’s Play Music app has quietly gained CarPlay support in a recent update, allowing users of the streaming music service to more easily access and play content from their dashboard in a CarPlay-enabled vehicle. The addition of CarPlay support isn’t listed in Google Play Music’s release notes, so it’s unclear when the feature actually became […]

Google Play Music can play music directly from search results

The Google Play Music app for both Android and iOS is getting a very useful new feature. Searching for music generally meant having to wait for the results to load then selecting one to play it. When you’re searching for something specific, it was a bit convoluted. The new feature adds three results to the top […]