By Cody Lee on Mar 6, 2013
Earlier this year, an interesting story surfaced alleging that Interscope-Geffen-A&M chairman and Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine spent years trying to convince Steve Jobs to do a subscription-based music service. Obviously, Jobs never succumbed.
But the conversation wasn’t over. Fast forward to today, a new report says that Iovine met with Tim Cook and Apple’s internet software and service guru Eddy Cue last month to discuss—surprise!—his new subscription-based music service… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 11, 2013
This is pretty interesting. Former chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M and Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine recently sat down for an interview to discuss the popular headphone-maker’s upcoming streaming music service, Project Daisy.
During the conversation, Iovine talked about his relationship with Apple, and more specifically Steve Jobs. And he said that he spent at least three years trying to convince the then-CEO to do a subscription-based streaming music service… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 29, 2012
It seems like building your own smartphone is the “in” thing to do these days. Amazon is said to be working on its own handset, as are Facebook and Mozilla. And now apparently Beats Electronics is too.
If you’re not familiar with Beats, you should probably get out more. It’s been leading the high-end headphone market for a couple years. And now it’s reportedly looking to duplicate that success in cell phones… Read More