With Apple Music now live in more than 100 countries, there is no shortage of news snippets about the new service and the ecosystem around it. Start with Quartz’s report on how pricing for the subscription service varies across the world. Although everyone gets a three-month free trial, the price they’ll pay varies from $9.99 in the US and £9.99 in the UK to $5 in Brazil, Indonesia and Thailand, and just $2 in India.
It’s a sign of Apple’s determination to sign up paying customers in emerging markets, not just in the west. Less important news: Android owners have been finding unencrypted streams of Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio station, and letting people know how to access them on Android – which won’t get Apple Music until later in 2015. Apple should probably focus its energies elsewhere though: reports of a bug in iTune 12.2 that is scrambling people’s music libraries, for example, or complaints about the company removing music from its Home Sharing feature in iTunes.