The New York Times is reporting that Apple has acquired music streaming service Lala. I’m hoping this is good news and that Apple will launch a streaming music service. The bad in the short term is that Apple will probably shut down Lala in order to make the switch to whatever they have planned. Other companies like Google do the same thing with their new acquired companies. I have been wanting Apple to do a subscription based service for awhile. With all the DRM in these digital files I don’t want to own them. As past will show those files could become extinct. A monthly fee for as much as I could use would be the best option.