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Topic: EMI

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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Nokia pulls the plug on its 'Ovi Unlimited' iTunes competitor

01/17/2011, 01:01 pm

Nokia is pulling the plug on its Ovi Music Unlimited service in nearly every market it serves, citing incompatibility with iPods as a key problem.

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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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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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Pink Floyd albums removed from iTunes after record contract expires

08/17/2010, 12:08 pm

Numerous albums from legendary rock band Pink Floyd have disappeared from Apple's iTunes store, along with other digital storefronts, following the expiration of a contract between the band and its record label.

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Yoko Ono: 'Don't hold your breath' for Beatles on Apple's iTunes

08/06/2010, 07:08 am

The on-again, off-again rumors of the Beatles' music catalog coming to iTunes continue, this time with John Lennon's widow saying she doesn't expect it to happen anytime soon.

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Pink Floyd songs could be removed from iTunes after court ruling

03/11/2010, 03:03 pm

Music legends Pink Floyd won a lawsuit with their label EMI Thursday, with the band successfully defending its right to block the sale of individual songs on digital download services like iTunes.

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Record industry to pit proprietary CMX against Apple's Cocktail

08/11/2009, 01:08 pm

Four of the world's largest record companies have come together to create a new digital album format that will give customers lyrics, artwork and videos, in an effort to compete with Apple's own similar project, code-named "Cocktail."

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iTunes goes retro with digital 45s

07/14/2009, 02:07 pm

As a throwback to the old days of the two-song 45 rpm vinyl record, the iTunes Store launched a new D45 section Tuesday, featuring discounted prices on packs of two digital song downloads.

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Apple inks deals for all DRM-free iTunes, 3G downloads

01/05/2009, 09:01 pm

In what could be a significant victory for its online music store, Apple is believed to have landed agreements not only to remove copy protection from the music of all major labels but to also allow direct music downloads to iPhones over cellular networks.

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Rumor: Apple's iTunes going DRM-free starting Tuesday [u]

12/08/2008, 06:12 pm

Apple is believed to be on the verge of an end-of-year push that would start by finally offering unprotected iTunes Store music from all major labels and would switch a special post-holiday campaign giving away music and videos to Europeans.

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Apple in talks to offer more DRM-free tracks on iTunes [updated]

11/19/2008, 03:11 pm

Apple is in talks with three of the "big four" record labels about offering music tracks through iTunes that would be made available in MP3 AAC format without copy protection measures, a move that could further distance the digital download service from its rivals.

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Last of the "big four" labels to offer DRM-free music tracks

01/04/2008, 01:01 pm

Record labels are remaining on the offensive when it comes to battling iPod maker Apple Inc. for revenue share in the digital music business, with word spreading that Sony BMG will soon join the ranks of other major labels in offering its catalog through some online retailers stripped of copy protection measures.

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