YouTube Red: Google Play Music and YouTube Red to merge into a new streaming service

BetaNews: Google Play Music and YouTube Red to merge into a new streaming service. “YouTube’s head of music, Lyor Cohen, has confirmed that Google Play Music and YouTube Red are going to merge. Speaking in New York at the New Music Seminar conference, Cohen said that a new streaming service would be created. Rumors of the merger have been circulating for some time, and the move will see Google consolidating its services into something rather more manageable — both for the company and for users.”