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Yes, You Can Own the Movies You Buy from Apple, Kinda

On Wednesday, a man went viral after posting his dispute with Apple over three movies that he’d previously purchased that suddenly disappeared from his iTunes library. Many people took it as an opportunity to remember that ownership is dead and we’re all just renting. It’s also an opportunity to remember that’s not exactly the case. Continue reading Yes, You Can Own the Movies You Buy from Apple, Kinda

Kanye West reportedly quits Tidal over money dispute

Kanye West has been one of Tidal’s biggest champions: he joined the company the moment Jay-Z relaunched its service, and The Life of Pablowas one of the streaming music service’s largest (if temporary) exclusives. However, it appears that the relationship has… soured. TMZ sources claim that Kanye has left the company over a payment squabble involving both Life of Pablo and music videos. It’s reportedly a messy dispute, and certainly not what Tidal wanted in an already tumultuous period for the business.

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Movies Could Soon Spend Just Two Short Weeks in Theaters Before Hitting iTunes

Apple is reportedly quite busy crafting the ultimate iTunes flex: wayearlier access to movies. Sources “with knowledge of the matter” told Bloomberg Wednesday that the tech company was “pressing” several major Hollywood studios about shortening the gap between theatrical release and iTunes availability. In fact, some studio execs are even calling for home rentals to be available as early as two short weeks after a movie hits theaters.

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Drake Is Rumored to Be Joining Apple Alongside Pharrell And David Guetta

Though it’s easy to focus on the remarkably logical rumors associated with Apple secretly building its very own line of electric cars or Kanye West dropping SWISH (title pending) as an Apple exclusive next month, there’s another rumor afoot that’s even more plausible — at least in the immediate sense. According to the New York Post, Apple is rumored to be in talks with Drake regarding a proposed $19 million deal that would include a guest DJ spot on the soon-to-relaunch iTunes Radio — in addition to other unspecified capacities for the reigning 6 god.

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