Does just about everything right, despite some crashes on my Nexus 5 during testing. But there's nothing to differentiate Beats Audio from the likes of Spotify and Google All Access. Expect Beats to package the service with smartphones and headphones.
LinkedIn bought Pulse for $90 million last year. Facebook recently unveiled its newsreader app “Paper.” Yahoo has a stake with its news digest app. Google has Newsstand. Net-net: News is mobile, the ads will follow.