How the Apple-Beats deal affects HP, AT&T and others

May 31, 2014 by  
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If you haven’t been following the latest news, it is a prerequisite to know that Apple has acquired Beats for $3 billion before reading further. The announcement has created a lot of confusion in regards to what the acquisition means for Beats and existing partnerships with the brand. Just to be clear, Beats collectively refers to both Beats Electronics, which markets high-end headphones, speakers and audio software, and the streaming music service Beats Music.

Prior to being acquired, Beats had several partnerships with other brands, including companies that are direct competitors with Apple. Most notable is Hewlett-Packard, which uses Beats Audio branding and technologies in its product lineup. AT&T has an exclusive deal with Beats Music to sell subscriptions and an unlimited music downloading family plan, and design firm Ammunition has a partnership to create Beats products. Even HTC has been in the mix.

Read ahead to find out how the Apple-Beats deal affects all of these deals…

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How the Apple-Beats deal affects HP, AT&T and others

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 10.33.14 PM

If you haven’t been following the latest news, it is a prerequisite to know that Apple has acquired Beats for $3 billion before reading further. The announcement has created a lot of confusion in regards to what the acquisition means for Beats and existing partnerships with the brand. Just to be clear, Beats collectively refers to both Beats Electronics, which markets high-end headphones, speakers and audio software, and the streaming music service Beats Music.

Prior to being acquired, Beats had several partnerships with other brands, including companies that are direct competitors with Apple. Most notable is Hewlett-Packard, which uses Beats Audio branding and technologies in its product lineup. AT&T has an exclusive deal with Beats Music to sell subscriptions and an unlimited music downloading family plan, and design firm Ammunition has a partnership to create Beats products. Even HTC has been in the mix.

Read ahead to find out how the Apple-Beats deal affects all of these deals…

Read the rest of this post here


How the Apple-Beats deal affects HP, AT&T and others” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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How the Apple-Beats deal affects HP, AT&T and others

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Screen Shot 2014-05-29 at 10.33.14 PM

If you haven’t been following the latest news, it is a prerequisite to know that Apple has acquired Beats for $3 billion before reading further. The announcement has created a lot of confusion in regards to what the acquisition means for Beats and existing partnerships with the brand. Just to be clear, Beats collectively refers to both Beats Electronics, which markets high-end headphones, speakers and audio software, and the streaming music service Beats Music.

Prior to being acquired, Beats had several partnerships with other brands, including companies that are direct competitors with Apple. Most notable is Hewlett-Packard, which uses Beats Audio branding and technologies in its product lineup. AT&T has an exclusive deal with Beats Music to sell subscriptions and an unlimited music downloading family plan, and design firm Ammunition has a partnership to create Beats products. Even HTC has been in the mix.

Read ahead to find out how the Apple-Beats deal affects all of these deals…

Read the rest of this post here


How the Apple-Beats deal affects HP, AT&T and others” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Apps of the week: Dragon Quest VIII, EverClip 2, TwoDots, and more

May 31, 2014 by  
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Apps of the week

I’m back in business again this weekend. Thanks to Joe for taking over for me last week. He did a bang up job of letting you guys know about great new apps and games to check out for the weekend while I was burning the midnight oil for 24 hours at Disneyland.

This week, if you are like me and plan on keeping your feet propped up on a chair while doing nothing important all weekend long, we’ve got a list of apps and games that are sure to preoccupy your time, mind, and energy…… Read the rest of this post here


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Apps of the week: Dragon Quest VIII, EverClip 2, TwoDots, and more

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Apps of the week

I’m back in business again this weekend. Thanks to Joe for taking over for me last week. He did a bang up job of letting you guys know about great new apps and games to check out for the weekend while I was burning the midnight oil for 24 hours at Disneyland.

This week, if you are like me and plan on keeping your feet propped up on a chair while doing nothing important all weekend long, we’ve got a list of apps and games that are sure to preoccupy your time, mind, and energy…… Read the rest of this post here


Apps of the week: Dragon Quest VIII, EverClip 2, TwoDots, and more” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Apps of the week: Dragon Quest VIII, EverClip 2, TwoDots, and more

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Apps of the week

I’m back in business again this weekend. Thanks to Joe for taking over for me last week. He did a bang up job of letting you guys know about great new apps and games to check out for the weekend while I was burning the midnight oil for 24 hours at Disneyland.

This week, if you are like me and plan on keeping your feet propped up on a chair while doing nothing important all weekend long, we’ve got a list of apps and games that are sure to preoccupy your time, mind, and energy…… Read the rest of this post here


Apps of the week: Dragon Quest VIII, EverClip 2, TwoDots, and more” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Apple’s longtime PR chief Katie Cotton retires

May 31, 2014 by  
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As Apple announced earlier this month, its vice president of worldwide corporate communications Katie Cotton has left the company. According to a report from Recode, today was the last day of her 18-year tenure in Cupertino.

Cotton was a polarizing figure in the tech world. Tasked with being the media gatekeeper for one of the most secretive companies in the world, she was known for her aggressive protection of Apple and tight control over information…… Read the rest of this post here


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Apple’s longtime PR chief Katie Cotton retires

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Katie Cotton (headshot 001)

As Apple announced earlier this month, its vice president of worldwide corporate communications Katie Cotton has left the company. According to a report from Recode, today was the last day of her 18-year tenure in Cupertino.

Cotton was a polarizing figure in the tech world. Tasked with being the media gatekeeper for one of the most secretive companies in the world, she was known for her aggressive protection of Apple and tight control over information…… Read the rest of this post here


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Apple’s longtime PR chief Katie Cotton retires

May 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Apple iPhone

Katie Cotton (headshot 001)

As Apple announced earlier this month, its vice president of worldwide corporate communications Katie Cotton has left the company. According to a report from Recode, today was the last day of her 18-year tenure in Cupertino.

Cotton was a polarizing figure in the tech world. Tasked with being the media gatekeeper for one of the most secretive companies in the world, she was known for her aggressive protection of Apple and tight control over information…… Read the rest of this post here


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Luca Maestri officially begins work as Apple’s new CFO

May 31, 2014 by  
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If you don’t know the name of the guy in the picture, you should probably learn it. That is Luca Maestri, and he is Apple’s latest Senior Vice President. Maestri used to be the company’s Corporate Controller, and is now its Chief Financial Officer.

Apple announced in March that its long-time CFO Peter Oppenheimer would be retiring this year, and Maestri would be taking his place. And according to SEC paperwork filed today, he officially became Oppenheimer’s successor as of May 29th…… Read the rest of this post here


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