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Published on June 9th, 2014 | by Alan Cross

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And the Apple-Beats Analysis Just Keeps on Comin’ In

Today’s the day of the 7-for-1 Apple stock split.  It’s the first time in forever that anyone can buy a share of Apple for less than $100.  I wonder how long that will last?

Meanwhile, I can’t remember a tech transaction that’s been covered as much as the Apple-Beats deal.  Bobby points to this article in The Wall Street Journal that suggests Dr. Dre has more in common with Steve Jobs than we might think.

And then there’s this LinkedIn article saying that the deal is the best thing Apple has done in a long time. I guess stockholders will be the judge of that one, huh?

Finally, here’s a look at why a Beats user became an ex-user.




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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