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Samsung denies that it will acquire Tidal, but is reportedly ready to shut down Milk Music

Never a dull moment with music service Tidal, and companies associated with it. Rumors are afloat that tech giant Samsung might acquire the Jay Z-owned music service. The rumors are loud enough to draw a denial from Samsung. At the same time, new rumors say that Samsung-owned Milk Music might be discontinued, leaving a hole in Samsung’s consumer ecosystem. Continue Reading

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Samsung shutters Milk Video following unit layoffs

After less than a year, Samsung is shuttering its Milk Video service. The company hasn’t given details about why the service closed or where it’s media strategy will go next. While this news doesn’t seem to have an immediate impact on the streaming music platform run by Samsung, Milk Music is also part of the division that also housed Milk Video. Continue Reading

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Samsung resolves Milk Music copyright issues in Korea

Samsung has resolved its legal issue with the Korea Music Copyright Association over the Milk Music app. The tech major has inked a new contract with distributor Soribada that will take effect from the start of July 2015. The deal got the KMCA seal of approval on the condition that Milk “will strengthen its premium service,” according to the Korea IT Times. Continue Reading