Taylor Swift over the weekend penned a brutal critique of Apple Music, calling the upcoming streaming service’s free three-month trial period both shocking and disappointing. In an open letter posted to Tumblr, Swift took umbrage with the fact that Apple, during the aforementioned trial period, will not be making any royalty payments to music owners. Show More Summary
After a Tumblr post by Taylor Swift ignited a debate about artist remunerations and who pays—and gets paid—for free trials, Apple's Eddy Cue took to Twitter to respond. The post by Taylor Swift, which followed some indie unrest. CueShow More Summary
Taylor Swift has joined the chorus of musicians and producers criticizing Apple for refusing to pay royalties during the three-month free trial period of their new streaming service, Apple Music. In a blog post on Tumblr, Swift explained her decision to keep her latest album off of the service: Read more...
Calvin Harris is reportedly cat-sitting as Taylor Swift embarks on her 1989 World Tour. The DJ shared an adorable video of the singer’s beloved new cat, Meredith. It looks like things are getting serious for Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift. Show More Summary
Two weeks after Apple released its new $10-a-month streaming service, the pop star wrote the company a public letter on her Tumblr, explaining why she’s withholding her latest album,1989, from the subscription-based platform.
Taylor Swift explained why her album 1989 won't be available on the new Apple Music service in a Tumblr post Sunday morning — one that expressed reverence for Apple while calling out the company for "unfair" practices. In many ways, Apple Music is similar to its streaming competitors like Spotify, starting at $9.99 for a basic monthly plan. Show More Summary
Taylor Swift has penned an open letter to Apple Music on her Tumblr explaining why her album 1989 won't be on Apple's new streaming service when it launches on June 30th. In the long note titled "To Apple, Love Taylor," Swift takes issue with Apple Music's free three-month trial for users, a period...
In an open letter on her Tumblr, she fights for fairness and musicians getting paid for their work
Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Taylor Swift’s latest album ‘1989’ will not be available on Apple Music, Apple’s streaming music service launching on June 30th with iOS 8.4. She has written a blog post on Tumblr explaining her position. Swift explains that she respects Apple for their innovation but says the terms associated with the Apple […]
'This is not about me,' the musician says as she both praises and chides Apple over not paying out during Apple Music's three-month free period. Musician Taylor Swift has penned a post on Tumblr — titled "To Apple, Love Taylor" — explaining her decision to not allow her ridiculously successful "1989" album to stream on Apple Music. Show More Summary
Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, There has been an odd trend of late in stock sentiment readings. Despite major averages that are near all-time highs, sentiment has dropped considerably across many of the measures we track. It is true that many of the readings are moving down from historically bullish readings in the beginning of the year. Show More Summary
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Artist Kentaro Minoura (whose Tumblr I am right now bookmarking for daily use) teamed with Tokyo-based musician Yusaku Arai for a 10 minute EP titled ??. A literal translation of “thick warm fabric” in terms of floor covering, something...Show More Summary
Coketalk, the anonymous writer responsible for the advice column Dear Coquette, among others, has had a dramatic week: Tumblr deleted the archives of her blog hosted there because of what they say was one too many DMCA violations, though she believes something more sinister is afoot, calling the action “rather targeted.” Read more...
NPR’s Science Tumblr Skunk Bear created this cool data visualization based on a study of the rise of partisanship in the U.S. House of Representatives: Read the rest
Via Dana Lyons Tumblr, Since 1929, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has rarely ever been so close to a 52-week high while the Dow Transports AND Dow Utilities were so close to a 6-month low. A few weeks ago, we ran a series on divergences in an attempt to provide some statistical evidence to the debate on this ambiguous topic. Show More Summary
Let's be honest. When you're thinking about what you're grateful for, items like toilet paper probably don't make the list. But maybe it's time to change that. The anonymous creator of the Tumblr "Be Grateful For Toilet Paper" is onShow More Summary
Joke about TaySway and her army of loyal Tumblr tweens all you want (go on, I dare you), but Swift is an undeniable powerhouse in pop music. Eight months after the launch of 1989, it’s still the fourth-best selling album in the country. Show More Summary
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