Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives on stage to deliver his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Calif., June 8, 2015. 
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Apple Music service to launch June 30 for $9.99/month

Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, where it unveiled “Apple Music,” the much-anticipated music streaming service.

The service will be available for iPhone and Mac users on June 30 and will cost $9.99 per month. Apple also said it users will be able to pay $14.99 per month if they want to share the service with up to six family members, Eddy Cue, senior vice president of Internet software at Apple.

Apple also took the wraps off three new operating system updates: the iOS 9, the OS X “El Capitan,” and the watchOS 2, all of which where cheered by the audience.

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Attendees also cheered the fact that Apple made Swift, a programming language, open source, which means all developers will be able to design and create many types of apps for the Apple ecosystem.

The crowd also embraced Multitasking, an iOS 9 feature that allows users to use multiple apps at the same time.

Finally, the company announced it would be rolling out a series of native applications for the Apple Watch, broadening its uses and functions.

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Apple Music service to launch June 30 for $9.99/month