Weekly Highlights: iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Delay, Peregrine Soars On Buyout Offer And More
Elsewhere in tech news, Peregrine Semiconductor (NASDAQ: PSMI) received a buyout deal from Murata Manufacturing.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) might finally launch its long-awaited music video service.
Pirates seem to have taken a bite out of a major Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) property.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is rumored to sell its entertainment division, avoiding the closure that was originally announced.
Disclosure: At the time of this writing, Louis Bedigian had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.
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iPhone 6 Could Ship Without Sapphire Glass
Peregrine Shares Soared After Buyout Announcement
Google Preparing New Music Service
Google has been rumored to be developing a second music service -- one that is separate from Google Play Music All Access -- since October 2013.
Unlike the existing service, this one will focus on music videos and live performances, and will reportedly go by the name YouTube Music Key.
The ad-free service is expected to cost $9.99 per month.
Pirates Might Be Eating Lionsgate's Lunch
Pirates have a strong appetite for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
The film earned $864 million at the global box office, but its unmonetized demand (consumer demand and consumption for which revenue is not currently captured) is estimated at $1.79 billion.
That's just for the first half of the year.
Xbox Entertainment Studio Could Be Sold
Kara Swisher Shared Her iPhone Anticipation
"…I'm looking forward to seeing it," she said. "I kind of have a little envy toward the Samsung phones. At the same time, I'm used to the Apple system. I like it, and all my information is there."
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