Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th May 2014 21:19 UTC

Apple, the company that turned digital music into a mainstream phenomenon, said on Wednesday that it was buying Beats Electronics, the rising music brand, for $3 billion, in a move that will help it play catch-up with rivals that offer subscription-based music services.

I still have no idea why Apple is buying these guys. Then again, that's probably why I'm not a billionaire.

Coincidentally, I find it highly entertaining that technically, this is now an Apple product.

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RE[5]: Haha
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 29th May 2014 13:54 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Haha"
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Nope, my brain can't grok cricket. It goes on too long, and the action doesn't seem that thrilling to me.

I realize other people could say the same for baseball, but this isn't an objective truth, just a relative preference.

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