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Topic: iTunes Store

iTunes-sponsored live Paul McCartney concert to stream for free on Apple TV

02/08/2012, 01:02 pm

A live concert from legendary artist Paul McCartney will be streamed live by Apple to iTunes and Apple TV set-top boxes on Thursday.

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Viacom deal brings MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon shows to Amazon Prime

02/08/2012, 11:02 am

Amazon on Wednesday confirmed that it has inked a deal with another major content provider Viacom to bring shows from networks like MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, TV Land VH1 to its Prime Instant Video subscription service.

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Apple seen partnering with existing cable operators for 'iTV' content

02/06/2012, 02:02 pm

How Apple plans to provide content to users of its rumored television set remains unknown, but one Wall Street firm sees four potential ways Apple could approach one of its largest hurdles in bringing a connected television to market, with the most likely option seen as a partnership with existing cable providers.

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Apple wants to offer television subscribers customized channel lineups

12/28/2011, 08:12 am

Apple's anticipated full-fledged television set could offer Internet-based content subscriptions with customized channel lineups, if the company has its way.

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'Avatar' special edition will feature iTunes Extras exclusive to Apple

12/16/2011, 09:12 am

Apple has landed a major exclusive with the highest grossing movie of all time, as a special digital edition of "Avatar" is coming with new bonus features exclusive to iTunes.

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iTunes Music, Movies Stores arrive in Latin America; O2 offers iPhone 4S leasing [u]

12/12/2011, 11:12 pm

Brazil and 16 other Latin American countries are now offering music and movies from Apple's iTunes Store, while U.K. wireless operator O2 has come up with an iPhone leasing scheme that allow customers to rent the iPhone 4S for a year.

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Apple TV to take 32% of "Connected TV Player" market this year

12/12/2011, 02:12 pm

While consistently branded as being a "hobby" for Apple, sales of its $99 Apple TV set top box had made it the most popular device in the category, predicted to sell nearly 4 million of the the nearly 12 million TV boxes in the market.

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Apple's iTunes Rewind 2011 highlights year's top apps, movies & music

12/08/2011, 03:12 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed its iTunes Rewind selections for 2011, revealing the best music, applications, TV shows, movies, books and podcasts of the year.

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Buying & streaming TV shows comes to Apple TV in Canada, UK & Australia

12/08/2011, 11:12 am

Apple TV users in Australia, Canada and the U.K. can now purchase and stream episodes of television shows directly to Apple's set-top box without the need for a computer.

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iTunes Music Store reportedly ready for Latin America debut

11/30/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple is reportedly set to add music to iTunes across Latin America, with a rumored Dec. 8 launch date expected to expand available content past apps and eBooks.

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Google to counter Apple's iTunes with its own online music store

11/16/2011, 08:11 am

Google on Wednesday is expected to announce a new online music store that will let users buy and store songs online and listen to them on multiple devices, in direct competition with Apple's iTunes.

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Legal issues prompt Apple to remove Amazon Cloud music player from App Store

11/01/2011, 08:11 am

A third-party iOS application that streamed music from Amazon's Cloud Drive service has been removed from the App Store due to legal complications with the music industry.

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Apple in talks to add streaming Hollywood movies to iCloud

10/13/2011, 07:10 am

Apple is said to be involved in negotiations with Hollywood movie studios in an effort to give customers the ability to stream movies they own to devices like an iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.

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Netflix cancels plans to spin off disc mailing business as Qwikster

10/10/2011, 11:10 am

Responding to customer backlash, Netflix on Monday announced that it will no longer spin off its DVD-by-mail business as a new operation dubbed Qwikster.

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Apple removes click-wheel games from iTunes as iPod classic lives its last days

09/30/2011, 08:09 am

As Apple is rumored to discontinue its aging hard-drive-based iPod classic, the company has removed a section from the iTunes Store devoted to click-wheel games.

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Apple launches iTunes Store in all remaining EU countries

09/29/2011, 02:09 am

Apple on Thursday launched the iTunes Store in the 12 European Union countries that had yet to gain access to it, ending an eight year wait for what has become the world's No. 1 music store.

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Apple sued over microprocessor patents; Mass. to investigate iTunes fraud

09/22/2011, 12:09 pm

Apple has been hit with a new patent infringement suit accusing it of infringing three patents related to microprocessors. Also, the attorney general of Massachusetts has said that her office will look into complaints about fraudulent purchases on Apple's iTunes Store.

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Netflix spins off its DVD-by-mail service as Qwikster

09/19/2011, 11:09 am

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings sent a letter to subscribers on Monday, admitting he "messed up" and announcing that it would spin off its DVD and Blu-ray-based mailing business as a new service dubbed "Qwikster."

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Apple's iTunes Match beta doesn't technically stream music

08/30/2011, 01:08 pm

The new iTunes Match beta still downloads songs and saves them locally on a user's device, rather than providing an absolute true streaming service.

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Apple abandons 99-cent TV show rentals for Apple TV

08/26/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple has removed the ability to rent TV shows from both iTunes and its Apple TV, taking away what was just last year one of the major advertised selling points of the $99 streaming-centric set-top box.

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