When it comes to music labels, Apple’s gotta catch ‘em all. Elsewhere, Google unwittingly gives the folks from Cupertino a helping hand, and you’ll never guess what might show up at this year’s WWDC. The remainders for Friday, June 7, 2013 are mint in box.
Apple Signs Sony Up for iRadio, Now Has All Three Major Music Labels on Board (AllThingsD)
Sony, the last of the big three record labels, has reportedly signed on to Apple’s music-streaming service. So, I guess we can rest easy knowing that we’ll all be able to stream those oh-so-difficult-to-find tunes.
Google helps DOJ make first big mistake in Apple ebook trial (The Verge)
Thomas Turvey, Google’s director of strategic partnerships, was on the stand on Thursday, the latest witness in the ebook price-fixing trial. Unfortunately, things didn’t seem to go quite as the DOJ had hoped: Under cross-examination, Turvey said he couldn’t recall the names of any publishing execs he claimed he’d met with. Huh. Sounds like someone forgot do his Googling before the trial!
Apple Not Throttling iPhone or iPad Cellular Throughput via Carrier Bundles (AnandTech)
Contrary to the report from earlier this week, Brian Klug from AnanadTech argues that iPhones and iPads are not actually throttling data. On the other hand, the speed of rebuttals-to-spurious-reports-on-the-Internet are way up.
iOS 7 Confirmed: New Banners Up at Moscone West [Update: OS X Too] (MacStories)
Yes, we can exclusively confirmed that this year’s WWDC is brought to you by the number ‘7’ and the letter ‘X.’