Will Apple unveil a new music service or iOS 7? Just don't expect a new iPhone or iPad to debut.
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The debut of Apple's long-rumored music-streaming service may be the WWDC's big reveal. The New York Timesreports that Apple is trying to finalize licensing deals with major music labels in time for a WWDC announcement. Apple reportedly: signed a deal over the first weekend in June with Warner Music Group for its recorded music and publishing rights, has inked a partial deal with Universal Music Group, and is still in talks with Sony's separate music and publishing arms. With the growing popularity of music-streaming services such as Pandora, Spotify and the just-announced Google Play Music All Access, an Internet radio service is crucial to Apple's long-term music strategy.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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