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Topic: iTunes Store

Inside Apple's iOS 5: iTunes Tone Store will offer more text alert options

06/08/2011, 10:06 am

When iOS 5 is released for the iPhone this fall, users will have the ability to purchase new, custom text message tones from the new iTunes Tone Store.

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Apple announces iTunes Match music service for $24.99 per year

06/06/2011, 02:06 pm

Apple's new iTunes Match service will scan a user's library of songs, including those ripped from their own CDs, and match the songs up with the library of 18 million songs available through iTunes for $24.99 per year.

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Apple's iCloud music service to scan, mirror iTunes libraries

05/26/2011, 08:05 pm

Sources allege that the much-rumored streaming music service from Apple will scan users' iTunes libraries and mirror them in the cloud, but it reportedly won't be free.

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Apple expected to introduce 'iCloud' in June, if music publishers agree

05/20/2011, 03:05 pm

Music industry insiders expect that Apple wants to launch, or at least introduce, its anticipated "iCloud" music streaming service in June, though the company must also reach agreements with music publishers.

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Apple's cloud streaming could rely on small, locally stored song segments

05/19/2011, 08:05 am

Apple's anticipated cloud-based music streaming service could could offer faster playback of Internet-stored content by syncing just small snippets of songs via iTunes.

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Arrival of Beatles on Apple's iTunes causes uptick in music sales

05/12/2011, 10:05 am

The availability of The Beatles' catalog on iTunes, along with the resurgence of vinyl, are credited with a 1.6 percent increase in total music sales so far in the U.S. in 2011.

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Apple orders 12 petabytes of storage for iTunes video content - report

04/06/2011, 11:04 am

Apple has reportedly ordered as much as 12 petabytes, or 12,000 terabytes, of additional storage for hosting video content on its iTunes Store.

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Apple iTunes takes just 4% of US digital video market as Netflix dominates

03/15/2011, 09:03 am

Netflix is the dominant player in America's digital streaming and downloadable video market, representing 61 percent of all viewings, while Apple's iTunes is in a three-way tie for third place with 4 percent.

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Apple applying for The Beatles' Granny Smith trademark

03/14/2011, 08:03 pm

European trademark applications filed by Apple have surfaced that would finalize the transfer of The Beatles' iconic Granny Smith Apple logos from Apple Corps to Apple and expand the trademark to include technology products.

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Federal rules ensure Apple's iTunes has right to Comcast's NBC content

02/28/2011, 08:02 am

Comcast agreed to continue licensing of NBC content to online video services like Apple's iTunes in order to receive government approval of its acquisition of broadcast network NBC.

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Apple looking to offer higher quality 24-bit music on iTunes - report

02/22/2011, 11:02 am

Apple is said to be in talks with record labels to improve the quality of song downloads available from the iTunes Music Store, making them available in a 24-bit high-fidelity format.

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The Beatles sell 5 million songs, 1 million albums on Apple's iTunes

01/14/2011, 06:01 pm

The debut of The Beatles on iTunes has proven extremely popular, with the band selling 5 million songs and a million albums solely from Apple's digital music store.

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Unique, lucrative licensing deal brought Beatles to Apple's iTunes

01/06/2011, 03:01 pm

It reportedly took a one-of-a-kind deal in which the band is directly paid royalties from song sales to bring the entire digital catalog of The Beatles to iTunes.

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New Apple iTunes movie features allow script searching, scene sharing

01/03/2011, 04:01 pm

Movie studios have quietly expanded the feature set of content available on Apple's iTunes Store, allowing users to search a film's script for specific words, or select a clip and share it with others on a social networking site.

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Apple's iTunes rental service believed to be 10% the size of Netflix

12/29/2010, 08:12 am

Though it is half as old as Netflix, Apple's iTunes rental service is believed to be about one-tenth the size of the competing rental service, one analyst has projected.

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Apple improves iOS push security, iTunes promo codes now work overseas

12/08/2010, 04:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday made a few key changes for iOS developers, upgrading the security of push notifications and allowing international distribution of promotional codes. Also, some HD movies have appeared for the first time in the U.K. iTunes Store.

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Apple obtained exclusive rights to Beatles over Google, Amazon

11/17/2010, 08:11 am

Apple reportedly beat out rivals Google and Amazon in securing the exclusive digital rights to the back catalog of The Beatles on iTunes through 2011.

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The Beatles catalog finally available from Apple's iTunes Store

11/16/2010, 09:11 am

Legendary music group The Beatles finally arrived on iTunes Tuesday, with tracks from all of the band's albums available for purchase individually or as complete iTunes LPs [updated].

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WSJ: Apple to announce arrival of Beatles catalog on iTunes

11/15/2010, 06:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday will announce that the iTunes Store will begin carrying music by the legendary rock group The Beatles, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

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Apple doesn't have licensing deals in place to stream music - report

11/15/2010, 04:11 pm

Apple does not have the explicit rights to offer an iTunes music subscription service, or to allow customers the ability to stream their libraries to connected devices, music industry sources have indicated.

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