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  • FILE - This May 15, 2013 file photo shows hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre as he announces a $70 million dollar donation to create the new "Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts and Technology and Business Innovation," at the University of Southern California, in Santa Monica, Calif. The 50-year-old rap mogul announced a new radio show on Friday, July 3, 2015, called “The Pharmacy,” which premieres Saturday. The hour-long show dedicated to West Coast music will stream every other Saturday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dr. Dre will be busting through your speakers with a new radio show on Apple Music.

  • This June 11, 2015 photo shows the Apple logo on an iMac at an Apple store in New York. Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a federal appeals court said Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2-to-1 that a lower-court …

  • Organizers with Digby Scallop Days say they'll no longer be a part of the Apple Blossom Festival competition because the requirements are too limiting for women who want to participate. The entry rules for the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival's leadership competition — the choosing of Queen Annapolisa and her princesses …

  • Salt Spring drought turns summer into battle zone for apple farmer

    Now is the summer of dehydration for Salt Spring Island apple farmer Harry Burton with dryness made critical by water reservoir levels at its lowest volumes in decades. "Most people look forward to summer, but it makes summer inhospitable really it's just something you have to fight," says Burton, owner of AppleLuscious …

  • "If all of a sudden a young woman who has a small child gets a call from her support circle saying your child is sick, then she has to forgo her responsibilities with Apple Blossom Festival and go to her child, which we fully expect, and we just don't think that's fair.

  • As is the case in many other similar attempts, the bait is a contact claiming to be from Canada Revenue Agency informing you that you owe the tax man some money, and there will be dire consequences for not paying up promptly by sending in cash. This time, the scammers seem to have starting calling people — including one …

  • Taylor Swift is letting Apple Music stream her "1989" album — the only streaming service allowed to do so. Swift's representative confirmed the tweets. Swift wrote a critical Tumblr post Sunday about Apple's initial decision to not pay artists during the trial, which begins Tuesday.

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    For many iPhone users in Canada, being able to write a quick text in your mother tongue is something we take for granted. But for some who live in Nunavut, it has been a very different story – until recently.

  • LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Several independent music label groups, including those representing Adele, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, say they can now support Apple Music after Apple reversed a decision not to pay royalties during the 90-day free trial period and adjusted other terms.

  • In this May 28, 2015 photo, an Android Wear smartwatch is on display at Google I/O 2015 in San Francisco. Android Wear puts the “smart” in smartwatches by anticipating your needs _ weather, travel times and appointment reminders, based on what Google learns about you. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps. For one thing, Apple Watch requires an iPhone. Pebble Time, in particular, works with both iPhones and Android devices and excels at battery life.

  • Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's new music streaming service has been endorsed by the Worldwide Independent Network, an association for independent musicians, two days after the company reversed its decision of not paying musicians during a three-month trial. The endorsement follows a Billboard magazine report that independent …

  • Anyone who owns an iPhone looks forward to a major iOS update - but it always comes with one massive problem. All this to free up just the right amount of space to have an up-to-date iPhone. You read that right - your iPhone will now temporarily delete apps to free up space for the upgrade - then reinstall them right …

  • Taylor Swift has built her image on being a champion of the underdog, so perhaps it's not entirely surprising that the chart-topping singer chose to pick a fight with the world's most profitable company. Already adored by millions, Swift won legions more fans this week when she forced Apple to change how it will compensate …

  • Taylor Swift brings her The 1989 World Tour to the UK after her victory over technology giant Apple

    Just call her Taylor Swift, the miracle worker.

  • FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue performs in concert with the band Sixx:A.M. at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia. Allen Kovac, the founder of three independent record labels home to Motley Crue and Blondie, planned to remove all of the music by his artists from iTunes on Monday, June 22, 2015, a week ahead of the launch of Apple Music. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

    Independent record label founder Allen Kovac had planned to remove the music by his artists from iTunes a week ahead of the launch of Apple Music. Kovac, whose labels are home to performers ranging from Motley Crue to Blondie, changed his mind Monday after Apple decided it would pay artists during its free, three-month …

  • FILE - In this May 15, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry. Apple had already agreed to share revenue from the new Apple Music service once users start paying a $10-a-month subscription fee for the service, which it plans to launch June 30, 2015. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File)

    Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry. The olive …

  • Taylor Swift accepts the Milestone Award at the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc reversed its policy and said it would now pay artists during free trials of its new Apple Music streaming service, after pop star Taylor Swift said she would hold back her latest hit album "1989" from the service. Apple is offering users a three-month trial of its new service and had said it would …

  • FILE - In a May 17, 2015 file photo, Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for top Billboard 200 album for “1989”, top female artist, chart achievement, top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top digital song artist, and top streaming song (video) for “Shake It Off” at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. In an open letter to Apple, on Sunday, June 21, 2015, Swift criticized the company’s new streaming music service for failing to pay artists for a free three-month trial. Swift said she would withhold her 2014 album “1989” from Apple Music, which launches June 30. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

    Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune. Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service. "When I woke up …

  • Apple Caves To Taylor Swift Access Hollywood - Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
    Taylor Swift performs onstage during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds on May 15, 2015 in Las Vegas -- Getty Images

    Behold the power of Taylor Swift!

  • Taylor Swift Blasts Apple Music Access Hollywood - Sun, 21 Jun, 2015
    Taylor Swift launches her '1989' tour with a performance at the CenturyLink center in Bossier City, Louisiana on May 20, 2015 -- Pacific Coast News

    The superstar posted an open letter to the company on her Tumblr page on Sunday, criticizing its streaming service's free three-month trial (and the consequent three unpaid months for artists, writers, musicians and producers). "I write this to explain why I’ll be holding back my album, 1989, from the new streaming service, …

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