You can now buy Beats products at the Apple Store

Apple announced its intentions to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics -- the popular headphones brand co-founded by rapper Dr. Dre -- for $3 billion USD back in May of this year. Today, both Apple and Beats announced the completion of their merger on their respective websites.
"Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the Apple family. Music has always held a special place in our hearts, and we’re thrilled to join forces with a group of people who love it as much as we do," said Apple on its website. 
"Beats cofounders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre have created beautiful products that have helped millions of people deepen their connection to music. We’re delighted to be working with the team to elevate that experience even further.
"And we can’t wait to hear what’s next."
The deal consists of a purchase price of $2.6 billion USD, and $400 million USD in stock options. 
Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young -- also known as Dr. Dre -- will both join Apple, but it's unclear what their exact roles will be at this time.

"At the beginning of portable digital music, the iPod placed the library of the world's music in your pocket. The iPhone became not only an instrument for music, but also the center of your connected life. The iPad extended this capability with a user interface and apps that allowed you to compose a symphony on the subway,” said Beats' website. 
"Starting today, we at Beats are fortunate to add our instrument to this legacy by joining Apple. The products we build together will allow us to reimagine sound once again and to continue this great tradition of bringing imagination to life."

The deal will also bring Beats’ subscription music service into the fold

Sources: Apple, Beats

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