Tuesday May 26, 2020

Apple in tune with the times after belated platform makeover

Podcast listeners and creators should be the main beneficiaries of iTunes’ demise, while Apple TV wades into the crowded streaming market

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
9th June, 2019
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Better late than never, but the timing of Apple finally splitting iTunes comes amid a wave of noise. In the same week as the tech giant announced it would be selling a stand for one of its products for $999 – that’s just for the stand – Apple made a long-awaited decision over how it will manage content on its platforms.

Podcasts (Apple Podcasts), music (Apple Music) and video content (Apple TV) will each...

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