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Topic: iTunes Store

Approval of Comcast-NBC deal could require content deals with Apple

11/15/2010, 09:11 am

As the U.S. government looks to approve Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal, the purchase could come with "significant conditions" to prevent Comcast from withholding TV and movie content from companies like Apple.

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Apple increasing US iTunes music previews to 90 seconds

11/02/2010, 09:11 pm

Apple sent emails to music label representatives Tuesday notifying them that iTunes music previews in the United States will be extended from 30 seconds to 90 seconds.

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Warner Bros. execs find Apple's 99 cent TV show rentals too cheap

09/17/2010, 03:09 pm

Executives with Warner Bros., producer of numerous primetime network TV shows, believe that Apple's 99 cent prices TV show rentals need to be more expensive.

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Extended iTunes song samples stalled due to licensing issues

09/07/2010, 08:09 pm

Apple's plan to announce extended iTunes song samples on Sept. 1 met with late opposition from publishers, according to a new report.

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Rupert Murdoch may be swing vote in Apple's 99 cent TV rental pitch

08/31/2010, 08:08 am

While most in the TV industry are opposed to Apple's proposed plan for 99 cent episode rentals, its efforts could be saved by News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch's drive to save the newspaper industry, according to a new report.

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Apple expected to boost iTunes song samples to 60 seconds

08/30/2010, 06:08 pm

Apple this week is expected to double the length of free song samples within the iTunes Store, from 30 seconds to 60 seconds, according to a new report.

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Antitrust review of Comcast-NBC deal considers effect on Apple's iTunes

08/30/2010, 11:08 am

As Comcast's bid to purchase NBC Universal goes through a federal review, the U.S. government is investigating the effect the deal might have on Internet-based video services like Apple's iTunes Store.

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Apple negotiating 99 cent TV show rentals ahead of new iTV - report

08/24/2010, 03:08 pm

A new report alleges that Apple is in negotiations with content providers, and is in "advanced talks" with News Corp., to offer 99 cent TV show rentals ahead of an anticipated Apple TV update.

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Pink Floyd albums removed from iTunes after record contract expires

08/17/2010, 12:08 pm

Numerous albums from legendary rock band Pink Floyd have disappeared from Apple's iTunes store, along with other digital storefronts, following the expiration of a contract between the band and its record label.

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Rumored iTunes cloud service could be delayed further

08/03/2010, 05:08 am

Mired in licensing issues, Apple's rumored full-scale cloud music service might be further down the line than previously thought. A limited feature service could be released by the end of the year.

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Apple to shutter acquired streaming music service Lala on May 31

04/30/2010, 08:04 am

Lala announced this week its website will no longer be operative as of May 31, and users who bought songs through the site will be credited with songs from Apple's iTunes.

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Apple's iTunes streaming music service could arrive in July

03/31/2010, 03:03 pm

With its recent acquisition of streaming music service Lala, Apple is working toward launching its own streaming iTunes solution to debut as soon as the third quarter of 2010.

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Pink Floyd songs could be removed from iTunes after court ruling

03/11/2010, 03:03 pm

Music legends Pink Floyd won a lawsuit with their label EMI Thursday, with the band successfully defending its right to block the sale of individual songs on digital download services like iTunes.

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Apple's iTunes LP concept hatched by labels, sales disappoint

03/09/2010, 03:03 pm

The iTunes LP format introduced by Apple last year was the brainchild of record labels looking to increase sales of whole albums, but sales thus far have been soft, a new report alleges.

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Apple pressures music labels to abandon Amazon MP3 Daily Deal

03/03/2010, 09:03 am

A new report claims Apple has attempted to push music publishers away from participating in Amazon's MP3 Daily Deal promotion, which features timed exclusives for popular tracks.

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Networks skeptical of Apple's push for $1 iTunes TV episodes

02/22/2010, 07:02 am

As Apple hopes to sell some TV episodes for 99 cents through iTunes, major networks have responded with apprehension to the plan, which could alienate local affiliates and cable providers.

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CBS plans to reduce prices to $1 on some iTunes TV episodes

02/18/2010, 06:02 pm

Apple's push for 99 cent TV shows to coincide with the launch of the iPad has garnered support from at least one content provider, with the network CBS reportedly interested in reducing prices for some shows.

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Music exec says Apple's iTunes cloud is real, coming in 2010

01/19/2010, 10:01 am

Another prediction that Apple's acquisition of streaming music service Lala will result in a cloud-based iTunes service was offered Tuesday, with a digital music executive suggesting purchased content will be available from any browser or Internet-connected device.

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HarperCollins in talks to offer content for Apple's tablet

01/18/2010, 09:01 pm

Apple and publisher HarperCollins are reportedly conducting talks over possible e-book offerings for Apple's new tablet device, with pricing that would follow the current App Store model.

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Apple reveals best-selling iTunes content, iPhone apps of 2009

12/08/2009, 08:12 am

Apple this week revealed the most critically acclaimed and best selling content of the year in the iTunes Store, the world's most popular online music seller and mobile application destination.

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