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Topic: iTunes

What movie studio consolidation means for Apple's media ambitions

06/14/2018, 04:06 pm

With AT&T's Time Warner purchase approved and Disney and Comcast bidding for Fox, a wave is underway of movie studios changing hands. And Apple might get in on the game too.

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Apple looking beyond just TV with push for animated feature film

06/14/2018, 03:06 pm

In a break from its other original video efforts, Apple is reportedly angling for the rights to an animated feature film, which could be seen in theaters.

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Apple's Worldwide Video hires former Broadway Video, Netflix executives [u]

06/12/2018, 08:06 pm

Apple recently hired Kelly Costello, formerly of Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment studio, to head up business affairs for its fledgling Worldwide Video initiative. The company also picked up creative executive Layne Eskridge from market competitor Netflix.

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Here are all of the future TV shows that Apple has signed deals for

06/08/2018, 01:06 pm

Moving past "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke," Apple is believed to be spending $1 billion or more on its first high-budget TV shows, which could hit screens as soon as March 2019. Here are the ones we know about so far, and a rolling series of updates. [Last updated June 20, 2018]

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Apple Music adds 'Coming Soon' list alongside new album launch details

06/08/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has started to roll out small changes to Apple Music to give users information about upcoming music releases, including a new 'Coming Soon' section and details of when to expect new albums from artists will be released in the future.

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iTunes hosts over 550,000 active podcasts, surpasses 50 billion episode downloads

06/05/2018, 05:06 pm

iTunes now has over 550,000 active podcasts, with 18.5 million individual episodes available, Apple announced on Tuesday.

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Apple looks like it's about to enter the music publishing business

05/30/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple is reportedly creating a global music publishing division within Apple Music, directed by Elena Segal, previously the legal director for iTunes International.

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Apple rolls out iTunes 12.7.5 for macOS and Windows

05/29/2018, 03:05 pm

Apple has released an update to iTunes for macOS and Windows, bringing the music app up to version 12.7.5 with a number of "minor app and performance improvements" before the company ships its macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 update.

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Apple and EFF secure podcasting win as Supreme Court refuses case from patent troll

05/15/2018, 11:05 am

Wrapping up a long-running patent fight over podcasts, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear Personal Audio v. Electronic Frontier Foundation, handing victory over to the latter -- and by extension, companies like Apple and Google.

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$1 billion Apple data center project in Athenry, Ireland cancelled

05/10/2018, 07:05 am

Apple has withdrawn its contentious proposal to build a data center in Athenry, Ireland after years of legal challenges.

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iTunes for Windows available for download from Microsoft Store

04/26/2018, 06:04 pm

Fulfilling promises made nearly a year ago, Apple on Thursday released iTunes for Windows 10 on the Microsoft Store, ensuring compatibility with the latest Windows 10 S devices.

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Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify helping to turn around global record industry

04/23/2018, 10:04 am

The record industry grew 8.5 percent in 2017, hitting $17.4 billion in revenues -- much if not all of that being attributable to on-demand streaming services such as Apple Music.

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Apple's ongoing legal battle with Smartflash involving iTunes technology likely over

04/13/2018, 10:04 am

The legal saga of Apple and its battle with technology holding company Smartflash took another turn in Apple's favor this week

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Fake news: Apple isn't killing iTunes music downloads

03/30/2018, 05:03 am

Google and Facebook have helped fuel the viral redistribution of another false report that Apple was planning to kill off all music downloads in iTunes next year in order to force users into an Apple Music subscription streaming plan. They're wrong, here's why.

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Apple releases iTunes 12.7.4 with new Music Videos section

03/29/2018, 05:03 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a fresh version of iTunes with a new section for browsing and playing back music videos, bringing its desktop content repository up to speed with Apple Music for iOS.

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Explosive Apple Services growth expected to be main engine for future revenue expansion

03/22/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple may not be reliant on massive seasonal sales of the iPhone going forward for steady revenue growth, if a new analyst report is accurate.

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Apple grows carrier billing options in UK, France, Germany & other European nations

03/20/2018, 08:03 am

People wanting to take advantage of carrier billing for Apple Music, the App Store, and other Apple online services now have further options in several European countries.

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Apple debuts new iTunes promotional graphics with iOS-style star icon

03/13/2018, 06:03 pm

Apple in an email to iTunes Affiliate Program members on Tuesday announced the introduction of revamped promotional assets including a new badge, text lockup and iTunes star icon, the latter being a play on the iOS 11 iTunes app.

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Video: How to backup, erase, and factory reset your iPad

03/13/2018, 02:03 pm

When selling or giving away your iPad, you need to make sure to protect your data and leave a clean slate for the next owner. Appleinsider takes you through all the steps you need to take to ensure your iPad is safely wiped before passing it on to its next owner.

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Play your FandangoNOW movies on Apple TV and iOS with new Movies Anywhere integration

03/13/2018, 12:03 am

All-in-one movie centralization and viewing service Movies Anywhere on Tuesday announced a new partnership with FandangoNOW that will allow customers of the on-demand service to watch purchased shows on variety of platforms, including Apple's iOS and Apple TV.

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