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Topic: iTunes

Beyonce's iTunes exclusive becomes Apple's fastest selling album ever

12/16/2013, 12:12 pm

Digital music downloads hit a new record with the surprise launch of Beyonce's latest album, exclusively on iTunes, with more than 800,000 copies sold in the first three days.

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Beyonce drops surprise 'visual album' on iTunes, debuts 'Grown Woman' music video

12/13/2013, 01:12 am

Late Thursday night, Beyonce released her fifth LP on iTunes in what is being billed as an "exclusive visual album," which has taken over the digital storefront's homepage on both Mac and iOS.

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Apple hires terrestrial radio exec to helm iTunes Radio ad sales group

12/10/2013, 11:12 am

Michael Pallad, formerly senior vice president of National & Network Sales at radio conglomerate Cumulus Media, has begun work at Apple as the head of iTunes Radio's international advertising sales force, according to a new report.

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Apple said to bring iTunes Match to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland

12/09/2013, 04:12 pm

Apple's popular cloud music locker expanded to four additional countries Monday, as European nations Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden reportedly gained access.

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Apple features Clumsy Ninja as first iOS App Store title with a video preview

11/21/2013, 05:11 pm

After years of requests from third party developers, Apple has included the first video preview of an app within the App Store: a minute long "trailer" promoting featured app Clumsy Ninja.

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Twelve years ago today Apple began selling iPod

11/10/2013, 03:11 pm

On Saturday November 10, 2001, Apple began selling iPod, a new product the company described as "a breakthrough MP3 music player that packs up to 1,000 CD-quality songs into an ultra-portable, 6.5 ounce design that fits in your pocket."

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Pandora says iTunes Radio not affecting business, loses nearly 2M active listeners

11/05/2013, 10:11 pm

Pandora's chief financial officer Michael Herring touted the company's resilience in the face of Internet radio newcomer Apple, saying listening hours were up over eight percent in October despite the loss of some 1.8 million active listeners.

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Apple simplifies bulk book and app deployment with new 'managed distribution' program

11/05/2013, 04:11 pm

Apple has replaced the unwieldy process of distributing hundreds or thousands of individual redemption codes with a new, streamlined method that allows administrators to remotely "assign" apps and textbooks to students or teachers.

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Apple pushes out iTunes 11.1.3 with equalizer bug fix, performance enhancements

11/05/2013, 04:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a minor iTunes update to deal with various bugs, including an issue with the software's built-in equalizer.

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92% of iTunes Radio listeners still use Pandora, says new report

10/28/2013, 03:10 pm

A survey of more than 800 iOS device owners shows that of those who have tried Apple's new iTunes Radio, the vast majority have either returned to Pandora exclusively or continue to use the streaming service alongside Apple's offering.

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Apple offering iTunes credit for eligible customers that purchased iWork, iMovie, iPhoto after September 1

10/11/2013, 10:10 pm

Apple has begun offering iTunes credit to customers who purchased both a new iOS device and iPhoto, iMovie, or the iWork suite of apps after September 1.

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Foursquare update brings real-time recommendations

10/09/2013, 11:10 pm

Popular location-based social networking app Foursquare saw an update on Wednesday that brought a number of new features, including the ability to check which friends are nearby a user at a given time.

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Apple said to prep iTunes Radio for early-2014 UK, Canada, Australia rollouts

10/07/2013, 09:10 pm

Apple is working to expand iTunes Radio to English-speaking countries outside of the United States by early 2014, according to a new report.

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Job posting hints at Canadian iTunes Radio rollout

10/04/2013, 08:10 pm

According to a recently discovered job posting, Apple is seeking an "iTunes Canada Music Programmer," suggesting the company may be close to releasing the service in that country sometime soon.

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Official Google Music app for Apple's iOS to launch this month - report

10/03/2013, 12:10 pm

On the heels of Apple's iTunes Radio release, Google plans to launch a native iOS application for its Google Play Music All Access service on the App Store, according to a new report.

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Apple plans to utilize iTunes Radio to stream, promote albums before release

10/02/2013, 09:10 am

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue says that Cupertino will lean on the newly-launched iTunes Radio to enhance discoverability for albums that make their streaming debut on the iTunes Store.

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Apple posts video celebrating iTunes Festival 2013 'Moments'

09/27/2013, 10:09 pm

Apple on Friday posted a short video to its official YouTube channel, highlighting some of the most memorable moments of the iTunes Festival 2013 currently wrapping up in London.

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Nissan nabs exclusive automotive iAd rights for iTunes Radio rollout

09/23/2013, 06:09 pm

Nissan on Monday announced that it will be the exclusive automotive launch partner for Apple's iTunes Radio through 2013, giving the car maker a few month's worth of uncontested ad content for the streaming music service.

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Apple releases iTunes 11.1 with iOS 7 support, iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, more

09/18/2013, 11:09 am

Ahead of the launch of iOS 7, Apple on Wednesday released iTunes 11.1, an update for its media suite that includes the new iTunes Radio for streaming music, as well as a new Genius Shuffle feature.

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Apple hiring 'genre experts' to fine tune iTunes Radio programming

09/17/2013, 05:09 pm

In the run-up to the launch of iTunes Radio, Apple is hiring on a number of genre experts in order to give its music streaming service a human touch that competitors might not easily be able to match.

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