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Beats Music streaming service opens up username reservations

Beats Music streaming service opens up username reservations

If there's one method for firing up interest in a service early that's bound to work, it's sending out an open invite for users to register their username early. That's what the folks at Beats Music are doing this week with their upcoming streaming music service, readied for January of 2014, coming up today with username registrations in a wild west fashion.

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Chrysler 300s gets new Dr. Dre Beats system, design upgrades for 2014

Chrysler 300s gets new Dr. Dre Beats system, design upgrades for 2014

Chrysler's top-of-the-line full-size luxury sedan is getting a fresh Dr. Dre treatment. The 2014 Chrysler 300s will be equipped with a new Dre-designed, Dre-approved BeatsAudio sound system. To demonstrate the boomin', the Uconnect dashboard touchscreen system controls it all. The 2014 is also getting a design makeover.

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Beats by Dr. Dre announces new Pill and Pill XL with NFC

Beats by Dr. Dre announces new Pill and Pill XL with NFC

Beats Electronics has announced a new, larger incarnation of the Beats Pill: the Pill XL. Measuring in at 13 inches long by 4 inches in diameter, the Pill XL will arrive in stores by early December, 2013. Both the original Pill and the Pill XL will also get some added features that should make for some interesting listening.

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Beats Music launch in “next few months” with curated playlist AI

Beats Music launch in “next few months” with curated playlist AI

Beats Music, the music streaming service to take on Spotify and Radio, will launch "within the next few months" the company has confirmed, following a more curated approach than rivals so as to rescue users overwhelmed by choice. "We're going to focus really heavily on playlists," Beats president Luke Wood told The Next Web, "because that's how we consume music and that's how most people consume music."

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HTC boots Beats in final share sell-off

HTC boots Beats in final share sell-off

HTC has sold its final 25-percent stake in Beats Electronics, cutting remaining ties with the headphones and audio company and making a little extra cash in the process over its initial investment. The deal sees HTC sell its last shares for $265m to Beats, as the audio firm takes sole control of its business, and follows HTC shedding its majority stake last year.

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HTC Beats partnership reportedly being dissolved

HTC Beats partnership reportedly being dissolved

HTC and Beats Audio have had a loving relationship for a while now, but it seems the premium headphone company wants out of the deal after hardly seeing any positive results from the partnership. The partnership involves a 25% HTC stake in Beats, but the audio company is reportedly wanting to buy the stake back.

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SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

It would appear that even SMS Audio has decided to lay claim to the Bluetooth speaker universe as essentially every headphone company has done over the past couple of years. This machine continues the naming conventions started with 50 Cent's entry into the earphone market with the title SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker. This device works with Bluetooth 4.0 aptX technology and will be kicking out the tunes this week.

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Beats Studio next generation headphones slated for launch in August

Beats Studio next generation headphones slated for launch in August

Beats Electronics has rolled out the carpet for its next-generation Beats Studio headphones, announcing that they will be available for purchase in August with a price tag of $299 USD. With the latest version comes a promise of improvements across quality and design, as well as a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, something the original lacked.

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AT&T Beats deal reportedly in the works for streaming music service launch

AT&T Beats deal reportedly in the works for streaming music service launch

We already know that Beats will be launching their own streaming music service called Daisy, but details about its launch are still being speculated. It's reported that Beats is looking to partner with AT&T for the Daisy launch in order to gain a lot of users in quick time frame, by offering AT&T customers access to the music service.

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Beats Project “Daisy” spins off with independent funding (without Apple)

Beats Project “Daisy” spins off with independent funding (without Apple)

Just last night there was a bit of an interesting "leak" of information leading the public to believe Beats streaming music project "Daisy" would be joining forces with Apple - as it turns out, they're actually teaming up with a whole different party altogether. While it might seem like quite a stretch to think that the investment announced today would have had anything to do with Apple's Tim Cook, there still may be room for the company to be in on this deal - however unlikely. The announcement today is for a $60 million dollar investment "led by" Access Industries (the industrial group founded by Len Blavatnik), Marc Rowan, James Packer and "entities affiliated with Lee M. Bass".

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Apple reportedly in talks with Beats over music streaming service

Apple reportedly in talks with Beats over music streaming service

According to sources said to be familiar with the situation, Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue met up with Jimmy Iovine, the CEO of Dr. Dre's Beats. The trio are reported to have talked about Beats' planned music service codenamed Project Daisy, something it says is in reference to the first digital song. The talks weren't about any sort of deal, however, instead spanning a wide range of topics about the service in general.

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Beats Project Daisy pulls off as stand-alone music service

Beats Project Daisy pulls off as stand-alone music service

This week the folks at Beats Electronics have announced Ian Rogers as CEO of a brand new stand-along music service-based company that'll operate under the Beats Electronics umbrella. This move has the Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine founded company pushing forward with this separate sect that'll be joined by music industry veterans Luke Wood and Trent Reznor as well as music company Topspin. Breaking this all down into its simplest terms: there's about to be a new Beats-related music entity in the market that sells digital music.

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