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Topic: iTunes

Salesforce chief gave Steve Jobs “App Store” trademark as token of appreciation

08/26/2011, 06:08 pm

Salsesforce chief executive Marc Benioff revealed this week that he handed over his firm's “App Store” trademark to Apple as a way of thanking co-founder Steve Jobs for personal insight and support over the years.

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Email scam targets MobileMe users with iCloud upgrade bait

08/26/2011, 04:08 pm

Scammers are trying to trick Apple's existing MobileMe subscribers into providing credit card information, purportedly to migrate to the new iCloud service, in a new spam campaign that echoes previous attempts.

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AirPlay credited with winning Apple movie market share in iTunes

08/23/2011, 07:08 pm

Apple has resumed growth among online movie stores after spurt of competition blunted its market share last year, a recovery credited in part to the company's new AirTunes mobile integration feature.

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MP3tunes ruling seen as victory for cloud-based music services

08/23/2011, 01:08 am

A partial victory by defendant MP3tunes in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by major record companies may set a precedent for the legal validity of cloud-based digital music "lockers" from other companies, including Apple, Google and Amazon.

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Apple issues iTunes 10.4.1 performance and stability update

08/22/2011, 04:08 pm

Apple has made available a minor update to iTunes that fixes a variety of bugs discovered in the release of iTunes 10.4, such as unresponsiveness when purchasing HD rentals and longer-than-expected launch times.

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RIM's BlackBerry music service to cost $5 a month for 50 songs

08/20/2011, 11:08 am

New details on Research in Motion's rumored BlackBerry Messenger music service have emerged, with the mini-subscription plan expected to cost $5 a month for 50 songs when it arrives this fall.

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RIM working on its own music streaming service for BlackBerry

08/18/2011, 07:08 pm

Research in Motion is reportedly getting ready to launch its own music streaming service specifically designed for BlackBerry mobile devices.

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Cinemax iOS app may violate Apple's no-porn policy on App Store

08/16/2011, 02:08 am

Cinemax's newly-approved Max GO iOS app is making waves because it allows streaming of late night adult programming that may violate Apple's ban on pornography on the App Store.

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Walmart to shutter MP3 store after failing to catch Apple's iTunes

08/09/2011, 08:08 pm

Retail giant Walmart revealed on Tuesday that it will close its MP3 store later this month, even as Apple's iTunes continues to dominate the digital music industry.

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Agreements not yet in place for Apple to launch cloud movie service

08/08/2011, 10:08 am

Apple is not prepared to launch its in-the-works cloud-based movie streaming and re-downloading service, as licensing agreements with a number of major Hollywood studios have reportedly not yet been secured.

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Rumor: Apple set to launch 'iTunes Replay' for re-downloading, streaming

08/03/2011, 09:08 am

Apple will soon fully launch its long in-the-works "iTunes Replay" service that will allow users to re-download and potentially stream purchased content, including Hollywood movies, a new rumor claims.

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Apple rumored to consider bid for Hulu video service

07/21/2011, 07:07 pm

Apple may be looking to grow its share of the video market through an aggressive acquisition, as sources have reported that the company is considering placing a bid in an auction for the popular streaming video service Hulu.

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Apple releases 64-bit, full-screen iTunes 10.4 and iWork updates [u]

07/20/2011, 10:07 am

With Mac OS X Lion now unleashed on the Mac App Store, Apple has also introduced a new version of iTunes that is both 64-bit and full-screen capable, in addition to full-screen version of iWork that will also leverage several other Lion features [update: now available].

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'Neat stuff coming' soon to iTunes Store, Apple teases

07/19/2011, 06:07 pm

When asked about the level of content available on the iTunes Store, Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer revealed that the company plans to offer "neat stuff" in the next quarter.

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Apple officially begins offering 7-day App Store return window in Taiwan

07/15/2011, 04:07 pm

Apple has amended the terms and conditions of its iTunes store in Taiwan, granting users a 7-day return window in compliance with local laws.

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Spotify music service to challenge Apple's iTunes with US launch on Thursday

07/13/2011, 09:07 pm

Starting tomorrow, the much-anticipated European streaming music service Spotify will compete with iTunes on Apple's home turf, offering "any track, any time, anywhere" for free.

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iOS App Store downloads grow 61%, average app price up 14%

07/11/2011, 08:07 am

Having recently hit the 15 billion download milestone, a new analysis has found that downloads from Apple's iOS App Store will increase 61 percent in calendar year 2011, while the average selling price of software will be up 14 percent.

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Apple's back-to-school promo clobbering Microsoft's efforts

07/08/2011, 10:07 pm

In spite of initial skepticism from industry watchers, Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is off to a strong start, pushing a fourfold increase in Mac sales over that of Windows PCs by college students in some circles.

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Apple could test limited iTunes HD+ 1080p movie service

07/08/2011, 03:07 pm

Apple as early as this fall may choose to test the waters for 1080p video sales through its ubiquitous iTunes service, AppleInsider has been advised.

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iBooks to boost Apple's iTunes into a $13 billion business by 2013

07/06/2011, 05:07 pm

Apple's ubiquitous iTunes Store and its associated services are forecast to generate a staggering $13 billion in revenues during the company's fiscal 2013, growing at an expected rate of nearly 40% over the next three years as publishers trend towards its iBook format.

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