Apple Music Promotes New Head of Global Operations, Reaches 40M Subscribers


Apple's prime streaming new music competitor Spotify Technology SA includes 71 million so called top notch subscribers, a figure which features customers who've awarded the company a credit card amount for a completely free trial offer.

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Wrestling can often be insane , but the one of the wildest things in WWE history happened at Wrestlemania on Sunday night. One thing's for sure: Nicholas is gonna be the talk of his elementary school when he heads back to class.

Oliver Schusser has been named head of Apple Music Worldwide, moving up from his London-based role as VP of Apple Music & International Content. He will report directly to svp of internet software and services Eddy Cue, who announced the new Wednesday (April 11) in a memo first reported by Variety. Today's announcement also gives us an updated count on the number of paying subscribers using Apple's streaming music service. Schusser has previously led launches of Apple services including the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks for global markets, as well as managed label, studio, and publisher relations for Apple outside the US. Previously, Schusser has worked on projects like iBooks, Apple Podcasts, iTunes movies and TV and Apple Store, as Variety notes. Both businesses bill $9.99 a month for streaming new music but provide discounts for both family and student programs.

Seahawks preseason schedule released, dates and times to come later
Unless you are Davis Webb, the announcement of the Giants' preseason opponents isn't likely to trigger much of a rise out of you. The Bengals' first game of any kind at Paul Brown Stadium was a 24-20 win over the Bears in preseason on August 19, 2000.

Apple shares are down 0.2%.

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Meanwhile, most of the remaining Cameroon delegation has left Australia now that their specific competitions are complete. Grevemberg said it was disappointing the athletes didn't show up when they were scheduled to compete.

Meanwhile, Monness Crespi Hardt analyst Brian White initiated coverage on Apple with a buy rating and price target of 235. Apple introduced the iPhone X along with the iPhone 8 series handsets at an event last fall.