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  1. Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown

    2:03 pm PDT 09/22/2014
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    A report claims the tech giant is shuttering the Jimmy Iovine- and Dr. Dre-led subscription service READ MORE

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  2. Apple Eliminating 200 Beats Electronics Jobs Following Acquisition (Report)

    9:18 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The Cupertino tech giant is reportedly laying off as many as 200 Beats employees following its $3 billion acquisition. READ MORE

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  3. First Clio Sports Awards Honor Beats By Dr. Dre, Samsung and More

    5:06 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Mike & Mike" hosts Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg, who emceed the event, also talked to THR about their favorite sports ads, while Sports Illustrated publisher Brendan Ripp talked about the benefits of its LeBron James scoop. READ MORE

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  4. Throwback Thursday: Jimmy Iovine Laid Down Beats for Springsteen in 1975

    12:00 pm PDT 06/05/2014
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    The collaboration "really launched my career," the music mogul tells THR on the heels of Apple's announcement that it will pay $3 billion to buy Beats Electronics, the company he founded with Dr. Dre in 2006. READ MORE

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  5. Why Apple Paid $3 Billion to Acquire Beats

    5:00 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    Some are speculating that the deal has a lot to do with music mogul Jimmy Iovine's Hollywood connections. READ MORE

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  6. Apple Unveils New IOS, OS X Software

    11:08 am PDT 06/02/2014
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    UPDATED: The company showcased its new mobile phone software by calling its newest employee, Dr. Dre. READ MORE

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  7. Ed Sheeran Debuts Cheating Song 'Don't' in Beats by Dre Ad (Video)

    2:23 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    The commercial features the singer emotionally constructing the track -- which is based on a true experience -- while wearing Solo 2 headphones in a hotel room. READ MORE

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  8. In Wake of Apple Deal, Beats Music Drops Price

    10:33 pm PDT 05/28/2014
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    The latest app update also extends the trial period for first-time users to 14 days. READ MORE

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  9. It's Official: Apple to Acquire Beats for $3 Billion

    1:35 pm PDT 05/28/2014
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    Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, who hold majority stakes in their company, are set to make hundreds of millions from the deal. READ MORE

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  10. Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Face Royalties Claim From Beats Headphones Co-Founder (Exclusive)

    3:38 pm PDT 05/20/2014
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    Steven Lamar is upset over an alleged breach on the 2006 deal he worked out with Dre and Iovine. READ MORE

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  11. Steve Jobs Biographer Predicts Transformative Role for Jimmy Iovine at Apple

    2:00 pm PDT 05/19/2014
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    Walter Isaacson says the Interscope Records founder could well run the company's content business. READ MORE

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  12. Apple May Appoint Beats' Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine to Senior Positions (Report)

    7:39 am PDT 05/12/2014
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    UPDATED: The co-founders of the electronics brand, which recently launched a subscription music service, would be offered top spots at Apple if acquired. READ MORE

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  13. Beats Deal Brings Apple to L.A. at Last

    5:00 am PDT 05/12/2014
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    Apple, which is paying $3 billion for the company founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, has been one of the few holdouts as other Silicon Valley giants flock to Silicon Beach. READ MORE

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  14. How Beats Electronics Came to Be Worth $3 Billion to Apple (Photos)

    3:32 pm PDT 05/09/2014
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    As Apple nears a deal with the headphone maker and music streaming operator that would be its largest acquisition yet, THR takes a look back at how the company has grown since Dr Dr. and Jimmy Iovine founded it in 2008. READ MORE

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  15. Apple Nearing $3.2 Billion Deal for Beats Electronics (Report)

    3:12 pm PDT 05/08/2014
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    UPDATED: The acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming operator founded by music producer Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, would be Apple's largest ever. READ MORE

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  16. Priyanka Chopra's New Single Lands Starring Role in Beats By Dre Ad (Audio)

    1:46 am PDT 04/25/2014
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    Chopra's EDM-flavored cover of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me" will be featured in a nationwide campaign from May 1 through May 25. READ MORE

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  17. SXSW: Streaming Panel Sees Reps From Beats, Pandora, Rdio Weigh in on 'Man vs. Machine'

    1:55 pm PDT 03/12/2014
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    Curation experts ponder 'Man vs. Machine' in brave new world of accessing infinite music libraries. READ MORE

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  18. Grammys: Eminem, Diddy, Ice Cube Among Legendary Hip-Hop Line-Up Playing Friday's Beats Music Launch Party

    11:00 pm PST 01/24/2014
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    Slim Shady will rub shoulders with artists such as Geto Boys and Method Man and execs including Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. READ MORE

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  19. Spotify's Daniel Ek Zings Dr. Dre's Beats Music (Q&A)

    11:00 am PST 01/22/2014
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    In an interview with THR, the streaming service CEO explains why Radiohead's Thom Yorke is wrong for saying artists are underpaid. As for his competitors' strategy? "Our way … is not just slapping some celebrity brand on." READ MORE

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  20. Beats Music Launches

    6:00 am PST 01/21/2014
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    With download sales showing signs of leveling off and CD sales continuing their downward trajectory, the industry is looking to paid streaming services to make up the difference. READ MORE

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