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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.
Enter into the picture TuneCore, which lets musicians bypass labels and distribute directly on streaming sites such as Spotify as well as iTunes and other retailers. TuneCore, launched in 2005 in New York, is seeing fast international growth as streaming -- which allows unlimited, on-demand listening -- becomes mainstream. TuneCore had launched earlier in Australia, Britain, Canada and Japan.