Good Times for Spotify, Uncertain Times for Apple Music

As part of its continued efforts to diversify, Apple has put a lot of money and power into trying to grow its Apple Music streaming service. In fact, the company even took the unexpected step of hiring legendary music-industry veteran Jimmy Iovine to head its latest enterprise following Apple’s purchase of Beats for $3 billion back in 2014. However, recent news suggests that the move of hiring Iovine hasn’t worked out quite as well as Apple would have hoped after it was reported that Iovine will be leaving his post at Apple Music as soon as his stock options have vested. Continue reading “Good Times for Spotify, Uncertain Times for Apple Music”

5 Best Headphones for Listening to Music

In recent years, the market for quality headphones has expanded to great new heights. With so many options available, avid music listeners can invest in headphones tailored to their specific wants and needs. These are the five best headphones for listening to music. Continue reading “5 Best Headphones for Listening to Music”

Why Microsoft Could Never Become a Force in the Music Industry

When Sean Gunn’s Kraglin gifts Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord a Microsoft Zune at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, everyone in the audience gets the joke.The now-defunct music player is synonymous with failure. It has replaced the Betamax as pop culture’s go-to punchline for the technologically illiterate. Continue reading “Why Microsoft Could Never Become a Force in the Music Industry”