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Apple Music launches 'into the unknown'

Apple Music launches 'into the unknown'

DJ Zane Lowe launched his Apple Music radio show with a phrase that may have struck a chord with fellow music and tech industry insiders: "Into the unknown we go."  Apple on Tuesday debuted its new, long-anticipated streaming service to take on the likes of Spotify, Pandora and Google. It features a $9.99-a-month on-demand streaming service, a AM/FM-like radio station and a social media component called Connect. It marks the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant's official entry into the growing subscription music market, which it hopes to turbocharge by getting a significant number of its 800 million iTunes users to sign up. Apple is getting into streaming at a time...