Apple and NASA have collaborated on a short musical film [Direct iTunes Link] called „Visions of Harmony,“ which is designed to celebrate NASA’s Juno spacecraft reaching Jupiter’s orbit. First launched in 2011, Juno is expected to enter Jupiter’s orbit on the evening of July 4, giving us our closest ever look at the gas giant and the secrets hidden beneath its dense cloud cover.
Artist’s rendering of Juno in Jupiter’s orbit, image via NASA According to the new „Destination: Jupiter“ section of Apple Music, Apple has collaborated with NASA and the Juno team to offer „education and inspiration throughout the historic [...]
Spotify and Apple are embroiled in a major dispute, which Spotify is today taking to the court of public opinion. Spotify submitted a new version of its app to the App Store, following a decision to eliminate the option to purchase a subscription through Apple, and Apple has rejected the update.
In response, Spotify wrote a letter to Apple’s legal team on June 26, portions of which have been shared by Recode. Spotify’s letter, which it shared yesterday with Congressional staff in Washington, D.C., accuses Apple of causing „grave harm“ to Spotify by rejecting the app update.
The details on the rejection are somewhat murky, but Spotify [...]
Today marks the one year anniversary of Apple Music, which launched in 110 countries on June 30, 2015. The streaming music service was initially limited to the Mac and iOS devices, and it has since expanded to Apple TV and Android.
Apple’s streaming music service, an evolution of the Beats Music service it acquired in 2014, has steadily gained listeners over the past twelve months, reaching over 15 million paying subscribers as of WWDC 2016 earlier this month.
Spotify still remains the world’s most popular streaming music service, with roughly twice as many paying subscribers as Apple Music, but the Swedish rival has been available in Europe for nearly [...]