(Reuters) - Apple Inc has approached more than a dozen musicians, including British band Florence and the Machine, in an effort to sign exclusive deals for some of their music to be streamed on Beats, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company is in talks with Florence and the Machine to give Apple limited streaming rights to a track from their album set to be released in June, Bloomberg said. Apple has also approached Taylor Swift and others about partnerships, the report said. Apple declined to comment.
Some of Coachella's best secret dishes, revealed. If so, don’t forget that the food is just as impressive as the band lineup this year, with everyone from Eggslut to Roy Choi to Beer Belly making an appearance. Eggslut’s Alvin Cailan will be doing a secret breakfast hangover bowl, complete with scrambled eggs, smoked bacon, potatoes, pea shoots, sour cream, scallions and cheddar cheese.
When Windows 10 launches later this year, Microsoft's new Windows Store will be overhauled to welcome apps, games, music and video all in one place, across all devices. This grand unification also means you'll be able to find purchases made through non-Windows services like Xbox Video. Windows 10's latest Technical Preview build includes an early version of the Store. Among the new features, those who bought items through Xbox Video will find their purchases inside Windows 10.
The music industry has faced more than a decade of financial woes but in one area business is soaring -- festivals. Music festivals have witnessed a boom in the past few years, with new events proliferating that cater to every taste and region in what has become a vital source of revenue and publicity for artists. Coachella, often considered the tastemaker of US music events, opens Friday in the southern California desert at the start of the busiest season yet for festivals. "I think music festivals are basically the future of the industry.