As CEOs often do, Apple's Tom Cook reached out to his team minutes after the deal was announced. In this wide ranging and revealing memo, Cook shares why he bought Beats, how the companies will work together and how important he thinks music is to the future of Apple. We've bolded some text to emphasize key takeaways. First published by 9to5 Mac: Team, This afternoon we announced that Apple is acquiring Beats Music and Beats Electronics, two fast-growing businesses which complement our product line and will help extend the Apple ecosystem in the future. Bringing our companies together paves the...

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