Jimmy Iovine Stories January 9

Last week, a report emerged claiming that Apple Music’s Jimmy Iovine was planning to depart the company come August. In a new interview with Variety, however, Iovine refutes those claims, saying “we need Donald Trump here to call it fake news.”

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Jimmy Iovine Stories January 4

Update: Bloomberg corroborates and says Iovine’s departure will come after he receives a final payout from Apple’s acquisition of Beats.

Billboard reports today that Jimmy Iovine will depart Apple sometime in August. Iovine originally joined Apple when the company acquired Beats back in 2014 and has worked closely to oversee Apple Music and Beats 1…

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Jimmy Iovine Stories November 29, 2017

Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine at Code Conference via Re/code
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Jimmy Iovine has never been one to stick to Apple’s talking points. Sitting right next to Eddy Cue in 2014, the Beats co-founder publicly criticized the earbuds that ship with the iPhone just as Apple announced plans to buy his company for $3 billion. Now, in a new interview with Billboard, Iovine is quoted speaking quite candidly about the business of streaming music and what it would take to knock out Spotify…

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Jimmy Iovine Stories October 12, 2017

Apple’s Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre break ground for their new USC academy opening in 2019

Apple employees Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre have been planning an undergraduate academy for entrepreneurs at the University of Southern California for a few years now, and this week the Beats co-founders officially broke ground for the project, ABC reports.

Jimmy Iovine Stories June 30, 2017

Jay Z calls out Apple Music’s Jimmy Iovine on ‘4:44’ Tidal exclusive

Last summer it was reported that Apple was in negotiations to buy Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming business, which Apple Music’s Jimmy Iovine later denied several months later. Now Jay Z and Apple are back in the news together after the rapper called out Jimmy Iovine on a track from his new 4:44 Tidal exclusive album.

Update: US/US VPN only: If you want to download the whole album go to 444.tidal.com and put Sprint as the code.

Jimmy Iovine Stories April 27, 2017

Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine at Code Conference in 2014

Apple Music may be planning to release as many as 10 original series this year, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports in a new profile of Apple’s Jimmy Iovine. The piece also describes more video-centric features in the iOS 11 version of Apple’s Music app than we’ve seen so far.

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