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Apple responds to viral tweet over disappearing iTunes movies

09/16/2018, 07:09 pm

Apple over the weekend responded to a viral tweet claiming it had removed purchased movies from a user's iTunes account with their consent, allegations that kicked spurred a flood of commentary regarding digital media rights.

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Getting started with playing your own music in iTunes on the Mac

09/11/2018, 02:09 pm

If Apple won't chop iTunes up into separate apps, we will. AppleInsider takes each element of iTunes and shows you how to get the best out of it. First up: simply playing your own music collection.

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Apple makes first feature film buys in 'The Elephant Queen,' animated movie 'Wolfwalkers'

09/09/2018, 06:09 am

Documentary narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor was screened at Toronto International Film Festival and joins animated movie Wolfwalkers as Apple's first feature-length acquisitions for its forthcoming video slate.

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Apple's failed Ping showed how hard it is to create a music service

09/01/2018, 12:09 am

Back in 2010, Apple was riding high on the iPod and iTunes Music Store but it was missing out on social media. Enter Ping, a music-based network that faltered from the start and was dropped two years later. AppleInsider looks at what went wrong -- and also what few aspects went right.

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Apple donates $1M to Kerala flood relief efforts

08/26/2018, 01:08 am

After opening iTunes' donation mechanism earlier this week to help victims of the Kerala floods in India, Apple on Saturday pledged 70,000,000 Indian Rupees (about $1 million) to support Mercy Corps efforts in the region.

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Apple opens up iTunes & App Store donations for flooding in Kerala, India

08/22/2018, 02:08 pm

Visitors to the iTunes Store and App Store are on Wednesday being greeting by banners asking for donations to help flooding victims in Kerala, India.

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How to get started with Apple Music, and squeeze much more out of your subscription

08/16/2018, 02:08 pm

Don't keep listening to the same songs, take a deep dive into the service's immense range of music. Then cope with its confusing system and download tracks to listen on the go. AppleInsider turns up the volume.

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Apple explains decision to keep 'Infowars' app on App Store

08/08/2018, 08:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed a decision to leave conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars app available for download in the iOS App Store following the removal of his podcast content from other digital platforms including iTunes and Podcasts, saying the app has not violated company guidelines.

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Tim Cook, Eddy Cue made conscious decision to drop Alex Jones podcasts but leave app alone

08/07/2018, 12:08 pm

The decision by Apple to ban content from the controversial conspiracy theorist came straight from Tim Cook and Eddy Cue, leading other tech giants to follow suit.

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Apple drops Alex Jones podcasts from iTunes, Apple Podcasts

08/06/2018, 12:08 am

Following a public backlash against tech platforms that carry notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' content, Apple has dropped five of the six podcasts produced by the personality's Infowars.

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Series of fraudulent iTunes charges reported in Singapore

07/22/2018, 03:07 pm

Dozens of iTunes users in the Southeast Asian country report that they have lost hundreds of dollars due to charges recorded to their accounts for purchases they did not make.

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Netflix and HBO's uncertainty may give Apple a content opening

07/18/2018, 10:07 am

Netflix had a bad quarter, and HBO is staring down big philosophical production changes under its new ownership. The pair may create the perfect storm that Apple needs for its upcoming content push.

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Jason Momoa takes lead role in Apple's 'See' original series, report says

07/10/2018, 07:07 pm

Jason Momoa, best known for his work on "Game of Thrones," has landed the lead role in Apple's upcoming original series "See," according to a report on Tuesday.

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Apple cutting off payment source changes for older versions of iOS, macOS & Apple TV

06/28/2018, 09:06 am

Beginning June 30, people using some older versions of iOS, macOS, and the pre-tvOS Apple TV operating system will be unable to change their payment sources for iTunes and the App Store without updating to newer software.

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What movie studio consolidation means for Apple's media ambitions

06/14/2018, 04:06 pm

With AT&T's Time Warner purchase approved and Disney and Comcast bidding for Fox, a wave is underway of movie studios changing hands. And Apple might get in on the game too.

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Apple looking beyond just TV with push for animated feature film

06/14/2018, 03:06 pm

In a break from its other original video efforts, Apple is reportedly angling for the rights to an animated feature film, which could be seen in theaters.

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Apple's Worldwide Video hires former Broadway Video, Netflix executives [u]

06/12/2018, 08:06 pm

Apple recently hired Kelly Costello, formerly of Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment studio, to head up business affairs for its fledgling Worldwide Video initiative. The company also picked up creative executive Layne Eskridge from market competitor Netflix.

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Here are all of the future TV shows that Apple has signed deals for

07/11/2018, 03:07 pm

Moving past "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke," Apple is believed to be spending $1 billion or more on its first high-budget TV shows, which could hit screens as soon as March 2019. Here are the programs we know about so far, updated with more news about an upcoming Emily Dickinson series.

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Apple Music adds 'Coming Soon' list alongside new album launch details

06/08/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has started to roll out small changes to Apple Music to give users information about upcoming music releases, including a new 'Coming Soon' section and details of when to expect new albums from artists will be released in the future.

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iTunes hosts over 550,000 active podcasts, surpasses 50 billion episode downloads

06/05/2018, 05:06 pm

iTunes now has over 550,000 active podcasts, with 18.5 million individual episodes available, Apple announced on Tuesday.

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