“Live streaming news content is headed to iTunes Radio, with the first partner launching on Apple’s service Monday: National Public Radio,” AppleInsider reports.
“NPR will launch on iTunes Radio later today, offering a free 24-hour stream of the network’s content, the nonprofit station announced on Monday,” AppleInsider reports. “Its launch will be followed by local NPR affiliates, which will reportedly have their own streams available on Apple’s Internet radio service.”
“News content on iTunes Radio marks a new direction for Apple’s fledgling service, which up until now has served as a direct competitor to leading Internet radio service Pandora,” AppleInsider reports. “The launch of NPR and other future news broadcasts may allow Apple to differentiate its service from the competition and carve out a new space in the streaming market.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Bill” for the heads up.]