Apple said it has acquired Primephonic, a streaming service specializing in classical music, for an undisclosed sum. The company said it plans to use Primephonic to launch a dedicated classical music app next year, the first time Apple has created an app for a specific musical genre, separate from Apple Music. Primephonic has stopped allowing new subscribers and will be taken offline on Sept....
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