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  • Apple in talks with Taylor Swift, other musicians for exclusive streaming deals: Report April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple 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...
  • UP: 6 men molest, thrash girl and make video of the incident in Hathras March 17, 2015

    Hathras: A girl was allegedly molested and beaten up by a group of young men in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The girl, accompanied by a male friend, was allegedly stopped by a group of six men and thrashed on her way back from school. According to the girl the assailants took them...
  • Lava Iris X1 Beats smartphone launched in India at Rs 6,552 March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Lava has launched its latest Android-based Iris X1 Beats smartphone in India for a price of Rs 6,552. The Lava Iris X1 Beats sports a 5-inch display with FWVGA resolution and comes pre-installed with Android's latest Kitkat 4.4 OS. It includes the K-class amplifier for a better audio quality....
  • Apple may launch its new premium music service in the next few months February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple music service fans might see its upcoming premium version going live by this summer. Billboard says that the service-the next evolution of Beats Music - could have a spring launch, but it is certain to reach consumers by summer. According to 9to5Mac, Apple could use the iOS 8.4...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2015

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • Audio equipment maker Monster sues Beats over alleged fraud January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Audio equipment maker Monster LLC has sued Beats Electronics LLC, owned by Apple, over alleged "fraud and deceit" in the way that Beats acquired control of the rights to the popular "Beats by Dr. Dre" headphones. Under a partnership formed in 2008, Monster and Beats developed "Beats by Dr. Dre",...
  • Chevrolet Spark, Sail, Beat, Cruze to become costlier by up to Rs 20,000 from January 2015 December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: General Motors India today said it will hike prices of its entire product portfolio by up to Rs 20,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs. All the eight models of the company's current product portfolio in the country, including...
  • Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhones, iPads: Report November 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would instantly make it available on millions of iPhones and iPads, could happen as...
  • Wagah suicide attack: BSF on high alert as death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The death toll in the deadly bomb blast at Wagah in Pakistan rose to 65 on Monday which includes personnel of the Pakistan rangers and a child. Nearly 200 others were injured in the suicide bombing on Sunday near the exit gates of the Wagah border car parking,...
  • Bose, Beats agree to settle headphone patent dispute October 11, 2014

    A high-profile patent spat over noise cancelling headphones between Bose and Beats Electronics ended on Friday with the two sides settling the case out of court. The terms of the settlement were not being disclosed, a spokeswoman for Bose said in an email, adding only that the dispute had been "resolved." Bose,...
  • Dr Dre is king of hip hop with USD 620 million in earnings: Forbes September 24, 2014

    New York: With $620 million in estimated pre-tax earnings, veteran rapper and record producer Dr. Dre topped Forbes list as the highest paid hip hop artist, ousting Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top spot. Forbes said Dre's estimated annual earnings for the 12 months between June 2013 and 2014 are the...
  • LG launches G3 Beat in India at Rs 25,000 September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Korean electronics major LG expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of its new G3 Beat, priced at Rs 25,000 in India. "The consumer today wants the best of the features at an affordable price and with G3 beat, LG is offering one of the best device with premium...
  • Kindergarten horror: Sixyearold mercilessly beaten by school teacher in Ghaziabad August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A sixyearold lower kindergarten student was mercilessly beaten for not doing his homework by a school teacher in Ghaziabad. The incident took place on Saturday. The student suffered severe bruises on his back and hips. The victim's family claims that he was beaten with an iron rod. "The teacher beat...
  • Apple closes Beats music acquisition August 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple said Friday it closed its $3 billion deal for Beats, the highend audio equipment and streaming music service, a tieup that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences. "Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the Apple family," Apple said...
  • ICICI Bank Q1 net profit up 17 pct, beats estimates July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank Ltd(ICBK.NS), India's secondbiggest lender by assets, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, beating estimates, helped by loan growth and higher fee income. Net profit for its fiscal first quarter ended June rose to 26.55 billion rupees ($440 million) from 22.74 billion rupees a year earlier,...
  • Apple to lay off about 200 people at Beats: Report July 31, 2014

    Apple intends to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics following its $3 billion acquisition of the headphone and music streaming services company, Bloomberg cited a person with knowledge of the restructuring as saying. The job cuts will mainly hit human resources, finance and other departments with significant overlap between...
  • Bose sues Beats over headphone noisecancellation patents July 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones. The suit filed in federal court in the US state of Delaware pits the 50yearold firm against an Internet Age youngster being bought by Apple in a deal valued at $3...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children July 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • LG G3 Beat: LG announces a midtier variant of the G3 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As LG's flagship phone the G3 gets sets for its India launch on July 21, the Korean company has readied a midtier variant of the phone. The LG G3 Beat packs in more economicalspecifications behind a smaller 5inch display. The display in the G3 Beat is a fairly common...
  • Teacher booked for beating KG student urges HC to quash case July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A school teacher accused of beating a Kindergarten student with a ruler has urged the Bombay High Court to quash the case, saying section 324 IPC (causing hurt by dangerous weapon) cannot be invoked in this matter. A wooden foot ruler is not a dangerous weapon and hence she...
  • 'Jhankaar Beats' turns 11, director Sujoy Ghosh ecstatic June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with hit film 'Jhankaar Beats' in 2003, is ecstatic after the musical has completed 11 years. He thanks Pritish Nandy, one of the cowriters of the film, for coming up with such a strong concept. "11 years of Jhankaar Beats and career today thanks...
  • Olly Murs beats Bruno Mars and Rihanna, named most played pop star of 2013 June 4, 2014

    London: Singer Olly Murs has been named the most played pop star of 2013. The former 'X Factor' runner up saw off competition from the likes of Bruno Mars, Pink, Rihanna and Katy Perry to top the chart, compiled by music royalty body Phonographic Performance Ltd, reported Daily Mirror. The...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • At Apple's WWDC 2014 the focus will be on software, scant hope for the next big thing June 1, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday kicks off its developers conference, where the focus will be on software in iPhones, iPads, iPods and Macintosh computers with scant hope for the next big thing. In trademark style, Apple has remained mum about what it will unveil at the keynote presentation opening a soldout...
  • Why music industry is optimistic about AppleBeats deal May 31, 2014

    When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more money from other more established companies to sign with Beats By Dre for a simple reason. "There was a bunch of history there, so at...
  • Apple's Beats buyout: 5 things to know about the most expensive acquisition in Apple's 38year history May 29, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook looked like he wanted to dance as he discussed his company's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. The deal, by far the most expensive in Apple's 38year history, will give the iPhone and iPod maker a line of trendy headphones known for their hip appearance...
  • Apple agrees to buy Beats Electronics for $3 billion May 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Inc will buy Beats for about $3 billion and bring recording mogul Jimmy Iovine into its ranks, hoping to win points with the music industry and help it catch up in fastgrowing music streaming. As expected, Beats cofounders Iovine and rapper Dr. Dre will join Apple as part of...
  • Why Apple is planning to buy music streaming service Beats May 19, 2014

    San Francisco: More than a decade ago, the late Steve Jobs pulled one of his trademark reality distorting maneuvers, browbeating music label executives into selling songs on Apple Inc's thennascent iTunes digital store for a mere 99 cents apiece. Now, the tables have turned and it's Apple that is being forced...