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Apple's Plans for Lala Cloudier Than Ever
Date: Friday, August 06, 2010 @ 11:52:36 UTC

A speedy launch of an iTunes cloud music service hasn't materialized the way many at the large record companies expected. After Apple acquired Lala.com last December, the thinking among some music insiders was that Lala's streaming music technology could easily be plugged into iTunes - once Apple obtained the proper music licenses. But eight months after the acquisition, Apple is telling executives at the four top labels that if Apple offers any cloud music features within the next few months, they will likely be "modest in scope" and not include the kind of functionality that Apple outlined in meetings with the labels, such as storing users' music on its servers. Complete Article







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