12/02/2014, 09:12 am
Though plaintiffs are seeking $350 million in damages in a case alleging that Apple created an unfair monopoly with its iTunes Music Store, U.S. antitrust laws say the final damages could be triple that amount, exceeding $1 billion.
12/01/2014, 08:12 am
Though Apple and record labels abandoned digital rights management protection in iTunes Store music purchases years ago, an antitrust lawsuit on the matter first filed in 2005 is set to go to trial this week.
11/26/2014, 06:11 pm
Following rumors that an anticipated trailer for Disney's upcoming Star Wars movie would be available for viewing online, the official Star Wars Twitter account confirmed availability through Apple's iTunes for Black Friday.
11/05/2014, 12:11 am
In what could be a bellwether for the global recording industry, royalty payments from streaming service Spotify have reportedly overtaken earnings from Apple's iTunes music store in Europe, a drastic shift from only last year.
11/04/2014, 01:11 am
Disney on Tuesday rolled out an Android app for its "Disney Movies Anywhere" cloud service -- already available for iOS -- in a rare deal that finds Apple and Google sharing digital content rights for movie purchases.
11/03/2014, 05:11 pm
A supposedly leaked photo appears to show the tracklist for an unannounced iTunes exclusive Beyonce release set for November, which will feature collaborations with Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and more.
10/31/2014, 03:10 pm
Calling it "challenging" and "unfamiliar," Nine Inch Nails rocker and film composer Trent Reznor has revealed he is deeply involved in a secretive music delivery product in the works at Apple.
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10/30/2014, 04:10 pm
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10/24/2014, 12:10 pm
Sales from Apple's iTunes Store have fallen significantly thus far in 2014, helping to push forward the company's alleged plans to revamp the recently acquired Beats Music and make it part of the iTunes brand.
10/16/2014, 06:10 pm
Shortly after releasing the final public version of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple on Thursday pushed out iTunes 12.0.1 with various design and performance enhancements in line with the company's new Mac operating system.
10/15/2014, 04:10 pm
Apple on Wednesday sent out emails to developers, notifying them of an upcoming iTunes Connect maintenance update scheduled for next week.
10/14/2014, 07:10 pm
During a Facebook interview posted to the Web on Tuesday, U2's Bono apologized for Apple's handling of the "Songs of Innocence" LP giveaway, which caused automatic downloads for many users after the company linked the album to all iTunes accounts.
10/10/2014, 07:10 pm
Ahead of an expected OS X Yosemite debut next week, Apple on Friday rolled out a revamped iTunes Store for beta testers using iTunes 12 on the next-gen operating system, revealing a reworked user interface more in line with the flat aesthetic the company is moving toward.
10/09/2014, 04:10 pm
Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Thursday said U2's "Songs of Innocence," which was offered for free to iTunes users, has been downloaded 26 million times since its release on Sept. 9.
10/02/2014, 05:10 pm
Apple on Thursday issued the third beta build of iTunes 12 to developers and members of its Apple Seed program, bringing minor tweaks and backend enhancements to the stalwart media app.
09/18/2014, 10:09 am
U2's new collaboration with Apple appears to run deeper than the recent exclusive release of the band's new Songs of Innocence album on iTunes, as the Irish rockers are said to be working alongside the iPhone maker to create a new digital music format.
09/15/2014, 01:09 pm
With hordes of iTunes customers loudly voicing their displeasure at having received 22-time Grammy-award-winning rock group U2's latest album for free in recent days, Apple responded to the cacophony on Monday with a new single-purpose web portal that will allow disgruntled users to remove the album from their iTunes accounts.
09/12/2014, 03:09 pm
More than 2 million copies of Irish rock band U2's new "Songs of Innocence" album have reportedly been downloaded through Apple's iTunes Music Store since the record's release earlier this week, enough to push it over the threshold for "double platinum" status, and have driven strong sales of U2's previous discography.
09/10/2014, 09:09 pm
As part of its free promotional offer of U2's "Songs of Innocence" LP, it appears Apple is flagging the content as owned for all iTunes accounts, meaning iOS device users who have automatic downloads enabled will get the entire album pushed to their device without prior approval.
09/10/2014, 07:09 pm
Apple on Wednesday issued a new iTunes 12 beta for the upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system, possibly to address issues issues some users were seeing when trying to install the iOS 8 GM that was released yesterday.