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Topic: iTunes

Amazon launches Cloud Player app on iOS App Store

06/12/2012, 10:06 pm

A year after launching its Cloud Player music tool, Amazon has released an iOS app for it, bringing functionality that will compete with Apple's own iCloud and iTunes.

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Apple to kill Ping with next major iTunes release

06/12/2012, 07:06 pm

Apple will reportedly kill off the Ping iTunes service when iOS 6 is launched this fall, euthanizing the social music network that has suffered waning participation since its introduction in 2010.

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iTunes 10.6.3 update brings iOS 6 compatibility

06/11/2012, 07:06 pm

Apple on Monday released iTunes 10.6.3 to aid developers in downloading the new iOS 6 beta.

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Netflix online movie streaming revenue explodes, slices Apple share in half

06/01/2012, 11:06 pm

Incredible gains in subscription-based online video-on-demand allowed Netflix to become the number one U.S. online movie service by revenue for 2011 after taking a deep cut into Apple's share of the market.

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Apple reportedly tried to keep Spotify out of U.S.

05/30/2012, 05:05 pm

Spotify Director and former Facebook president Sean Parker said there was "some indication" of Apple attempting to block the music streaming service out of the U.S. fearing competition for iTunes.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook promises more social integration

05/30/2012, 01:05 am

Even as he admitted that Apple may kill off its Ping social music discovery service, chief executive Tim Cook promised to add more social integration into its other products.

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Apple rejecting apps with Flattr micro-payment integration

05/28/2012, 07:05 pm

Social micro-payment company Flattr was dealt a blow on Monday as it was announced that Apple will be rejecting any app that integrates the donation service as it violates App Store terms and conditions regarding third-party payments.

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Piper Jaffray details 10 Apple strengths for share price run up to $1000 - report

05/25/2012, 08:05 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray issued a note on Friday highlighting 10 key points, which range from anticipated future products to China iPhone growth, that it believes will drive shares of Apple up to $1,000 in the next couple of years.

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Apple tweaks App Store with Editor's Choice picks, App of the Week promotions

05/25/2012, 02:05 am

Apple has made some minor adjustments, such as the addition of Editor's Choice picks and a free App of the Week, to the App Store in order to improve the discoverability of apps.

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Apple no longer censoring word 'jailbreak' among iTunes Store content [u]

05/17/2012, 10:05 am

Apple on Thursday began censoring the world "jailbreak" among content in the iTunes Store, including the song "Jailbreak" by Irish rockers Thin Lizzy, though the issue was quickly addressed.

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iPod owners notified of class-action antitrust suit against Apple's iTunes

05/09/2012, 08:05 am

Some customers who purchase an iPod between 2006 and 2009 began receiving notice this week that they are members of a pending class-action lawsuit accusing Apple of creating a monopoly with the iTunes Music Store.

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Luxembourg official sticks up for Apple's iTunes operations in EU

05/07/2012, 11:05 pm

Responding to a The New York Times report on Apple's efforts to reduce its tax bill, a Luxembourg trade official has spoken up in defense of the company's operations.

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Dropbox working with Apple to resolve app rejection issue

05/02/2012, 12:05 am

After a number of developers using the Dropbox SDK reported that Apple was rejecting their iOS apps from the App Store because of links to an external purchase option, the cloud storage provider has confirmed that is working with Apple to address the issue.

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iTunes Match expands to Italy, Greece, Portugal, Austria, more

04/30/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple's iTunes Match subscription service expanded to a number of new countries on Monday, including Italy, Greece, Portugal, Austria and Slovenia.

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Australian government questions Apple over digital content 'price gouging'

04/30/2012, 12:04 pm

The government of Australia has signed off on a parliamentary inquiry into alleged price gouging by Apple and other technology companies that sell digital content.

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Apple Configurator mass iDevice deployment tool updated

04/18/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday rolled out the first update to its Apple Configurator software which allows schools, businesses and other institutions to deploy and manage a large number of iPhones, iPads and iPods.

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Apple rejects Greenpeace data center estimate as inaccurate

04/17/2012, 10:04 pm

Apple has taken issue with the consumption estimates for its Maiden, N.C. data center included in a just-published "How Clean is Your Cloud?" report by Greenpeace, noting that renewable energy will provide 50 percent more of the center's power needs than the environmental advocacy group projected.

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Apple granted iTunes user interface patent

04/17/2012, 06:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a long-awaited patent regarding the user interface of of the iTunes Store that incorporates past applications covering how a user browses, searches for and purchases content.

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Apple rolls out new security measures for iTunes, App Store

04/13/2012, 08:04 pm

Apple has reportedly started asking iTunes and App Store customers to fill out three security questions that will be associated with their accounts in what is presumably a move to reduce fallout in the event of a breach.

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Apple improving iTunes account security with stricter requirements

04/12/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple has begun asking users to select and answer a series of questions associated with their Apple IDs to enhance security measures.

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