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  • Zane Lowe Is Leaving The BBC To Join Apple
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    Zane Lowe Is Leaving The BBC To Join Apple

    Tastemaking BBC radio host and DJ Zane Lowe has been recruited by technology giant Apple, to reportedly work on the company’s iTunes Radio music streaming service. The New Zealand-born Lowe will leave the BBC next month. According to The Guardian, Lowe’s time at Apple will involve working on iTunes Radio, which is still only available

  • Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Are Being Sued For Beats Headphone Fraud
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    Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Are Being Sued For Beats Headphone Fraud

    Rapper and electronics mogul Dr. Dre and his Beats co founder and record producer Jimmy Iovine have been sued by their former partner video and audio cable maker Monster for fraud, with Monster alleging they were deceitfully cut out of business dealings leading up Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats last year. According to USA

  • World Cup Bans Players From Wearing Beats Headphones
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    World Cup Bans Players From Wearing Beats Headphones

    Though they’ve become ubiquitous around the necks and ears of athletes worldwide, you won’t be seeing any Beats headphones at the FIFA World Cup. Due to a licensing partnership with Sony, the football governing body have banned players from wearing them during matches and media events. As the Sydney Morning Herald reports, while players are

  • Dr Dre’s “Billionaire” Video Could Put Apple Deal In Jeopardy
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    Dr Dre’s “Billionaire” Video Could Put Apple Deal In Jeopardy

    While Dr Dre has already declared himself “the first billionaire in hip-hop” — which as Music Feeds reported yesterday, may not be entirely accurate — with a reported deal between Apple and Dre’s Beats Electronics not yet officially announced, could Dre’s braggadocio complicate the purchase? To answer the question of whether Dre’s, admittedly vague, statement

  • Why Dr Dre Won’t Be Hip Hop’s First Billionaire Just Yet
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    Why Dr Dre Won’t Be Hip Hop’s First Billionaire Just Yet

    Despite claiming that he would shortly be the first billionaire in hip-hop, Dr Dre won’t reach that milestone even if yesterday’s reports that technology giant Apple are in talks to acquire Beats Electronics for USD$3.2 billion are true. Forbes Assistant Managing Editor for Wealth has told TMZ that once all the math is done, and

  • Apple Reportedly Closing In On $3.4b Beats By Dre Deal
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    Apple Reportedly Closing In On $3.4b Beats By Dre Deal

    Apple is reportedly in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, the high-end audio products and equipment retailer co-founded by hip-hop mogul Dr Dre, in a deal worth $3.2 billion. The acquisition would be the company’s largest ever. According to a Financial Times report, the deal could be announced as early as next week, although some details

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