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Don't panic! Microsoft isn't killing its Video and Music stores

A Microsoft boss rushed to reaffirm the company's commitment to Xbox Music and Video after comments from CEO Satya Nadella had people wondering if the services were destined for the dead pool.

App Invasion: Use Beatwave for iOS to help launch your DJ career

...but maybe you should keep your day job. You know, just in case.

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Google adds music deep-linking to search on Android

Now when you search for that Pharrell song you are in no way sick of, you can immediately play it on Spotify, Rdio, YouTube, and more

on greenbot.com

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How to watch the Bonnaroo Music Festival live online all weekend long

Bonnaroo is one of the biggest music festivals of the year, and you can watch it live on your TV, PC, or mobile device. Here's how.

Headphones to Amplify the College Experience

A good pair of headphones is every student’s best friend. Here are some tips that will help you buy the headphones that are right for you.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

on macworld.com

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AI system reads novels, then writes music for them

Works are assigned emotional density scores and interpreted in major or minor keys

on techhive.com

Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

on techhive.com

Apple vs. Samsung, Google+, iTunes, and location apps

Apple vs. Samsung: What is it good for? The same goes for Google+, iTunes, and location-based applications. Apparently we're all grumpy. With guests Philip Michaels, Dan Miller, and Leah Yamshon.

on techhive.com

Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings

The streaming music service is violating New York law by not paying artists, the lawsuit alleges.