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Topic: iTunes

Sony inks 'iRadio' deal, giving Apple all 3 major labels

06/07/2013, 09:06 am

Sony Music has reportedly signed a deal with Apple for its anticipated "iRadio" streaming music service, marking the last of the three major music labels to reach an agreement.


Apple's free ad-supported 'iRadio' on track for WWDC announcement - report

06/06/2013, 10:06 am

Reports continue to suggest that Apple is prepared to unveil its so-called "iRadio" music streaming service next week, with the company apparently contacting major advertisers about the initiative.


Audio iAds will be sold for Apple's 'iRadio' - report

06/05/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple's iAd network will serve both visual and audio advertisements as part of the company's forthcoming "iRadio" initiative, according to a new report.


Apple releases iTunes 11.0.4, fixing sync bugs and iTunes Store login issue

06/05/2013, 01:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday released iTunes 11.0.4, a minor update for its media player and digital storefront that promises to address issues related to syncing and purchasing content.


Apple's 500M user accounts second only to Facebook, viewed as key driver of future growth

06/04/2013, 09:06 am

Apple's current account base of 500 million users is growing and spending at a tremendous rate, suggesting to one analyst that new services such as mobile payments or streaming radio could be key to the company's future growth.


Google Play Music All Access coming soon to Apple's iOS

05/30/2013, 12:05 pm

At the D11 conference on Thursday, Google announced that its Play All Access subscription music service, announced earlier this month for other platforms, will also arrive on Apple's iOS platform in the coming weeks.


Penguin agrees to $75M settlement in Apple iBooks price fixing lawsuit

05/22/2013, 11:05 am

Book publisher Penguin announced on Wednesday it has reached a $75 million "comprehensive agreement" with U.S. State Attorneys General and private class plaintiffs over e-book price fixing allegations connected to Apple and its iBookstore for iOS.


Editorial: Apple's billions are building an empire for the future

05/18/2013, 06:05 pm

Given that Apple now sits on well over $144.7 billion in liquid resources, there's lots of discussion about how the company could or should be spending it. What Apple is already doing with its cash is actually more interesting.


Gameloft's Gangstar Rio, N.O.V.A. 3 go free on iOS for a limited time

05/17/2013, 02:05 pm

Game developer Gameloft is giving iOS users a treat starting this weekend, as two of its titles Gangstar Rio and N.O.V.A 3 are both free for a limited time.


Apple releases iTunes 11.0.3 with new MiniPlayer, improved Songs View

05/16/2013, 01:05 pm

Apple on Thursday released a new version of its iTunes media suite, with a new MiniPlayer featuring artwork and a progress bar, along with an improved Songs View.


Google's All Access music streaming service to take on Spotify, Pandora

05/15/2013, 01:05 pm

On Wednesday, Google introduced its long-anticipated Spotify competitor: Google Play Music All Access, a "uniquely Google approach" to subscription music service.


Netflix accounts for 1/3 of nightly home Internet traffic, Apple's iTunes takes 2%

05/14/2013, 02:05 pm

Data sent from iTunes represents 1.9 percent of North American Internet traffic every night, a share beyond all other competing digital storefronts, but also well behind the bandwidth served up by Netflix.


Microsoft wants iTunes for Windows 8; Apple not interested

05/10/2013, 09:05 am

Microsoft would love for Apple to bring iTunes one of the world's most popular software offerings to its Windows 8 "Metro" platform, but executives at the Redmond giant say Windows 8 users shouldn't expect a touch-friendly version of the application any time soon.


Apple pushes App Store promotion as 50 billionth download mark approaches

05/09/2013, 04:05 pm

Thursday saw Apple increasing promotion for the forthcoming 50 billion download on its App Store, publicizing the approaching mark with a prime spot on the company's homepage.


iRadio stalled again as Apple, Sony can't agree to royalty terms

05/09/2013, 04:05 pm

Apple's ongoing efforts to bring a radio service to iPhone and iPad owners has apparently hit another snag, as negotiations with Sony have dragged on.


Apple schools iOS users on in-app purchases with new App Store feature

04/26/2013, 03:04 pm

As part of an ongoing response to the challenges enabled by in-app purchases, Apple has added a new section to the App Store explaining the ins and outs of app purchases.


Chinese court fines Apple $118K over e-book copyright violations

04/25/2013, 10:04 am

A Chinese court has ordered that Apple compensate three Chinese writers in the amount of $118,000 due to the tech giant's violation of their copyright over their works.


Apple celebrates 'A Decade of iTunes' with year-by-year milestones

04/24/2013, 09:04 am

Apple on Wednesday rolled out a new feature on its iTunes Store to celebrate "A Decade of iTunes," offering customers a history lesson of the company's now-dominant digital download destination.


Apple's iTunes Store ahead of 10th anniversary, store hits record $4B in revenues for Q2

04/23/2013, 06:04 pm

With the 10th anniversary of the iTunes Music Store coming up this Sunday, Apple on Tuesday reported its digital storefront, which now includes music, video, apps, and e-books, hit record-breaking revenues of over $4.1 billion for the second quarter of 2013.


NPD: Apple's iTunes accounts for 67% of TV downloads, 65% of movies

04/23/2013, 02:04 pm

Just as is the case with digital music downloads, iTunes' early-mover advantage in video downloads has secured it a massive lead over its competitors in the sector, according to new findings.