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Report claims YouTube is bigger than Spotify for podcasts

Remember the speculation – very much encouraged by Spotify – that it was overtaking Apple for podcast listening?
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Apple Music launches a new series of livestreamed concerts

It's fair to say that tickets for Harry Styles' 'One Night Only in New York' concert this Friday (20 May) have reached the hen's-teeth level of rarity.
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Apple’s services are now bigger than Mac and iPad combined

No surprise that Apple continues to be in rude health as a business, posting revenues of $92.28bn in the first quarter of 2022.
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Apple Fitness+ adds artist workouts: ABBA, BTS, Queen…

Each artist gets weekly workouts accompanied by playlists of their music across the various categories on Apple Fitness+.
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Apple takes aim at Meta for ‘hypocrisy’ over creator cuts

Meta recently announced the business model for virtual item sales in its Horizon Worlds virtual world: it will take up to 47.5% of the transaction fees.
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Report: Apple may be hit by an extra EU antitrust charge

What is that extra charge? Reuters isn't saying, and the EC and Apple have not commented either.
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Seventeen team up with Apple for first K-Pop Remix session

Apple is opening its new 'Myeongdong' store in Seoul, and the store will debut a 'Today at Apple Remix' session focused on K-Pop group Seventeen.
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Apple says rival music services do well on its App Store

Apple continues to fight back against accusations that it gives its own services an advantage over third-party rivals on its App Store.
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Apple debuts ‘External Link Account Entitlement’ for reader apps

Last autumn, Apple announced plans to allow ‘reader apps’ to provide links in their iOS apps to their own websites for people to register or manage accounts.
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EU’s Digital Markets Act could focus on €75bn tech firms

The European Union has been working on its Digital Markets Act – the latest legislation attempting to regulate big technology companies – for some time.
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Shazam taps Bandsintown data for concert discovery features

Apple's Shazam app has long been used to discover music, but now it wants to help people discover concerts too.
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Apple, YouTube and Snap reveal latest policies on Russia

The rapidly-moving events in Ukraine are beginning to spark policy changes from big technology companies, in various ways.