Reports surfaced yesterday that Apple will relaunch Beats Music in March inside an updated version of its iOS operating system. But even placement within the core of Apple's eco-system does not mean Beats will become a music subscription market leader, according to a top anlayst. It could, however, be an important tool to help convert iTunes users to paid streamers. "If Apple does embed the Beats music subscription service into upcoming iOS releases, it won't guarantee a leading share of the subscription market currently dominated by Spotify and Pandora," said Paul Verna, senior analyst, eMarketer. "But it is consistent with...

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