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."
09/13/2011, 12:09 am
Television studios have quietly begun adding closed captioning to a small selection of the TV shows on offer in Apple's iTunes Store.
09/10/2011, 09:09 pm
Apple has quietly opened up the beta for its iTunes Match service to a second batch of developers as the company readies it for launch this fall.
09/09/2011, 06:09 pm
Apple has made available an eighth beta release of iTunes 10.5 to developers, focusing on bug fixes and improvements. The update is available alongside a new release of iWork for iOS beta 3.
09/08/2011, 03:09 pm
Apple's iTunes U, an initiative encouraging schools to offer print, audio and video downloads of their education programs almost entirely free to the public, has hit a new milestone of 600 million downloads.
09/02/2011, 10:09 pm
Apple has awarded Eddy Cue, the company's new senior vice president of Internet Software & Services, a promotion bonus of 100,000 restricted stock units, currently worth more than $37 million.
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.
08/30/2011, 12:08 am
The developer preview of Apple's forthcoming iTunes Match service for iCloud contains early support for streaming music, according to people familiar with the matter.
08/29/2011, 09:08 pm
Apple has released a new version of iTunes for developer testing of the functionality of iCloud's new iTunes Match feature for storing songs "in the cloud" for flexible access from mobile devices.
08/26/2011, 06:08 pm
Salsesforce chief executive Marc Benioff revealed this week that he handed over his firm's “App Store” trademark to Apple as a way of thanking co-founder Steve Jobs for personal insight and support over the years.
08/26/2011, 04:08 pm
Scammers are trying to trick Apple's existing MobileMe subscribers into providing credit card information, purportedly to migrate to the new iCloud service, in a new spam campaign that echoes previous attempts.
08/23/2011, 07:08 pm
Apple has resumed growth among online movie stores after spurt of competition blunted its market share last year, a recovery credited in part to the company's new AirTunes mobile integration feature.
08/23/2011, 01:08 am
A partial victory by defendant MP3tunes in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by major record companies may set a precedent for the legal validity of cloud-based digital music "lockers" from other companies, including Apple, Google and Amazon.
08/22/2011, 04:08 pm
Apple has made available a minor update to iTunes that fixes a variety of bugs discovered in the release of iTunes 10.4, such as unresponsiveness when purchasing HD rentals and longer-than-expected launch times.
08/20/2011, 11:08 am
New details on Research in Motion's rumored BlackBerry Messenger music service have emerged, with the mini-subscription plan expected to cost $5 a month for 50 songs when it arrives this fall.
08/18/2011, 07:08 pm
Research in Motion is reportedly getting ready to launch its own music streaming service specifically designed for BlackBerry mobile devices.
08/16/2011, 02:08 am
Cinemax's newly-approved Max GO iOS app is making waves because it allows streaming of late night adult programming that may violate Apple's ban on pornography on the App Store.
08/09/2011, 08:08 pm
Retail giant Walmart revealed on Tuesday that it will close its MP3 store later this month, even as Apple's iTunes continues to dominate the digital music industry.
08/08/2011, 10:08 am
Apple is not prepared to launch its in-the-works cloud-based movie streaming and re-downloading service, as licensing agreements with a number of major Hollywood studios have reportedly not yet been secured.
08/03/2011, 09:08 am
Apple will soon fully launch its long in-the-works "iTunes Replay" service that will allow users to re-download and potentially stream purchased content, including Hollywood movies, a new rumor claims.