According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, it has been reported that Apple is currently in talks with record labels to obtain the necessary license for Apple to launch a Pandora-like service of their own. If the reports are accurate, this service will be ad supported and is expected to be available only on Apple’s hardware, although there might be a possibility of the service making its way onto PC as well. However the report has also revealed that there will not be any support for Android although this is hardly surprising given that Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are rivals in the smartphone world. This is still apparently in the early stages of negotiation, so it seems unlikely that this will be revealed at Apple’s event which will be taking place on the 12th of September where the iPhone 5 has been rumored to be announced at. In any case we’ll be taking this with a grain of salt for now, but what do you guys think? Would you like it if Apple had some sort of native Pandora-like streaming service that came installed on all their products?
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