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Taylor Swift has decided to put her latest album, “1989,” on Apple Music after a well-publicized fee dispute with the company. “After the events of this week, I’ve decided to put 1989 on Apple Music…and happily so,” the “Bad Blood” singer tweeted on Thursday. Read More Analyst: Why Apple needed to appease Taylor Swift In an open …
Taylor Swift is known for many things: her chart-topping hits and a long list of ex-boyfriends among them. But now she is earning a reputation as an advocate for artists, songwriters and producers, taking on tech giant Apple for not paying those professionals during a three month free trial for its new music streaming service. …
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Cable customers could see better service as a result of the industry’s latest planned merger—and maybe mitigate rate hikes. Charter Communications said Tuesday it will purchase Time Warner Cable for $55 billion in a deal that would merge the second and third biggest U.S. cable companies. Charter said it also plans to acquire sixth-largest cable …
Charter Communications confirmed Tuesday it will purchase Time Warner Cable for $55 billion in a deal that would merge the second and third biggest U.S. cable companies and create a larger rival to Comcast Corp. The deal values each Time Warner Cable share at about $195.71 based on Charter’s closing price on May 20, the …
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