Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine expected to leave company in August

Former Interscope chief executive and Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine, who came to Apple through its acquisition of headphone maker Beats, will reportedly leave the company later this year — and will likely take a hefty payday with him when he does.
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Apple's next NeXT: how buying Beats launched a sneak attack on the future of sound

When Apple announced it was acquiring Beats in 2014, lots of critics scoffed and some even suggested the purchase was evidence that Tim Cook was just grasping at straws, with a good measure of racist-tinged denigration of the value of LA-based music firm on the side. Why was the most valuable, competent and profitable tech company on earth prepared to spend $3 billion– by far the most it had ever paid in an acquisition– to get Beats?
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Review: Beats Studio3 Wireless offers noise cancellation & Apple's W1, at a premium price

The Beats Studio3 Wireless is Apple’s answer to high-end noise-cancelling headphones from the likes of Bose and Sony. While they’re a solid product, it’s debatable as to whether they’re worth a premium over other Beats models.
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Deals: 12" MacBooks as low as $999 ($300-$500 off); high-end 15" MacBook Pro $2,599 ($200 off); Beats Solo3 Wireless for $199 ($100 off)

Shoppers looking for the lowest price on a 12" MacBook can save $300 to $500 on 2016 models this week with prices starting at $999. Or opt for an upgraded 2017 15" MacBook Pro and save $200. Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones are also on sale for $199.99 at Amazon.
Source: macinsider

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