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  1. Microsoft Unveils Zune

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft unveiled its Zune digital music device and service today (Sept. 14), providing a glimpse into exactly how the company intends to take on Apple Computer's iPod. Microsoft unveiled its Zune digital music device and service today (Sept ...

  2. iTunes To Start Selling Movies

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. said on Tuesday (Sept. 12) its iTunes online music store would begin selling movies from Disney, Pixar, and Touchstone as the company makes its most aggressive move yet into the di Apple Computer Inc. said on Tuesday (Sept. 12) ...

  3. Amazon Launches Movie Download Service

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, moving it into a nascent and higher-margin bu Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a wi ...

  4. Apple Works On Labor Issue At iPod Plant

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 50 million iPods have been sold since 2001. Apple Computer Inc. said Wednesday (Aug. 30) it was working to resolve a dispute over alleged labor abuses by an iPod manufacturer in China. Hongfujin Precision Industry Co., a major exporter o ...

  5. Linkin Park Hits iTunes

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, one of the few major acts that had yet to make its music available via Apple's iTunes Music Store, has changed course and pacted with the service. Three of the group's albums are availabl Linkin Park, one of the few major ac ...

  6. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Settlement resolves a total of five pending lawsuits. Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, ...

  7. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, filed s Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $1 ...

  8. EMI To Preload Videos On Microsoft's Zune

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seconds To Mars to be featured on player. EMI Group Plc said on Thursday (Aug. 17) it had signed a deal to provide preloaded music videos on Microsoft Corp.'s soon-to-launch Zune digital media player. The London-based company said the deal ...

  9. Nordic Regulators Consider iTunes Legal Action

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Iceland this month to discuss possible legal action against iPod-maker Apple Computer Inc. if the company does not ease restrictions that prevent songs bought a Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Icelan ...

  10. Nordic Regulators Consider iTunes Legal Action

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Iceland this month to discuss possible legal action against iPod-maker Apple Computer Inc. if the company does not ease restrictions that prevent songs bought a Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Icelan ...

  11. eMusic Testing U.K., Europe For Launch?

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beta Web sites set up. U.S.-based eMusic, which claims to be the world's second biggest digital-music retailer after Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store, has set up beta Web sites ahead of possible U.K. and European launches. The retaile ...

  12. eMusic Testing U.K., Europe For Launch?

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.S.-based eMusic, which claims to be the world's second biggest digital-music retailer after Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store, has set up beta Web sites ahead of possible U.K. and European launche U.S.-based eMusic, which claims to b ...

  13. Fox DVD, Download Dates In Sync

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Expected to kick off in October. Fox Interactive Media is set to confirm today (Aug. 14) that beginning in October its online properties will sell movies day-and-date with their DVD release. The first sales will go through Direct2Drive, one of the ...

  14. JASRAC, iTunes Royalties Dispute Nearing An End

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A dispute between Japan authors society JASRAC and Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store over royalty payments looks to be nearing a conclusion. A dispute between Japan authors society JASRAC and Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store over ro ...

  15. Digital Rights Management (DRM) News And Analysis

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K.'s ERA Throws Support Behind MP3 Britain's Entertainment Retailers Assn. has entered into the debate on DRM-free music. Nov 21, 2007 - Billboard.Biz - By Lars Brandle UCJ Strips DRM For Online Trial Universal Music Classics & Jaz ...

  16. French Law Impacting iPod, iTunes Goes Into Effect

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Forces Apple to make products compatible with rivals. A closely watched French law that lets regulators force Apple Computer Inc. to make its iPod player and iTunes online store compatible with rival offerings went into effect Thursday (Aug. 3). T ...

  17. French Law Impacting iPod, iTunes Goes Into Effect

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Forces Apple to make products compatible with rivals. A closely watched French law that lets regulators force Apple Computer Inc. to make its iPod player and iTunes online store compatible with rival offerings went into effect Thursday (Aug. 3). T ...

  18. NARM News: Google's 'Gtunes' Store

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet search giant squashed rumors. Don't look for Google to get into the digital music sales anytime soon. The Internet search giant used a keynote slot at the annual the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) conference to squa ...

  19. NARM News: Google's 'Gtunes' Store

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet search giant squashed rumors. Don't look for Google to get into the digital music sales anytime soon. The Internet search giant used a keynote slot at the annual the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) conference to squa ...

  20. Q3 iPod Shipments, Revenues Up Over '05

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rev from player grew 36% to $1.4 billion. Apple Computer says fiscal third quarter iPod shipments increased 32% year-over-year to 8.1 million units, while revenues from the portable music player grew 36% to $1.4 billion. Sales of music products an ...

  21. Sakito Splits With Apple Japan

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Exec credited with iPod’s Japan success. Apple Japan marketing VP Yoshiaki Sakito, widely credited for successfully promoting the iPod in Japan, left the company July 10, an Apple Japan spokesperson confirmed Thursday (July 13). Apple senior VP of ...

  22. Sakito Splits With Apple Japan

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Japan marketing VP Yoshiaki Sakito, widely credited for successfully promoting the iPod in Japan, left the company July 10, an Apple Japan spokesperson confirmed Thursday (July 13). Apple Japan marketing VP Yoshiaki Sakito, widely credited f ...

  23. Microsoft's iPod Rival Out By Christmas

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft will start selling a digital music and video player to compete with Apple's iPod by Christmas, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday (July 5). Microsoft will start selling a digital music and video player to compete with App ...

  24. Crystal Method Gives Nike A Run For Its Money

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Drive' to be available June 28 on iTunes. Nike has tapped The Crystal Method to create the first original workout mix for the iPod nano-compatible Nike Air Zoom Moire running shoe, the new initiative put forth by the fitness apparel com ...

  25. France Poised To Soften iTunes Bill

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Leading lawmakers have agreed to water down a draft law that could have threatened the future of the iPod in France. Leading lawmakers have agreed to water down a draft law that could have threatened the future of the iPod in France. The National ...

  26. Microsoft Readies iPod Rival

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company already demonstrating the device. Microsoft Corp. is developing a music and video device to compete with Apple's iPod and creating its own music service to rival Apple's iTunes, sources familiar with the plans said on Friday (Jun ...

  27. Musicbrigade Opens U.K. Office

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims to have largest online video library. Sweden-based Musicbrigade, the pan-European music-video download service that claims to have the biggest licensed online music-video library, has opened its first fully-staffed international office in t ...

  28. Feds Launch Probe Against Apple

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ruling expected within 12—15 months. The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched a probe into whether Apple Computer's iPod infringes on a Creative Technology Ltd. patent, Creative said on Wednesday (June 14). Creative filed a compla ...

  29. Apple Unveils New U2 iPod

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. News ...

  30. Apple Unveils New U2 iPod

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. Apple introduced an new version of the iPod U2 Special Edition as a continuation of the partnership between Apple, U2 and Universal Music Group (UMG). The new U2 model is based on the fifth generat ...

  31. Apple, Nike Team For iPod Running Gear

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Companies are developing a wireless shoe system. Nike Inc. and Apple Computer Inc. have joined forces to try to become a runner’s best friend. The two companies announced last week that they are developing a wireless system so some Nike shoes embe ...

  32. Publishers File Suit Against Digital Services

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple, Napster, RealNetworks among those named. Apple, Napster, RealNetworks among those named. News ...

  33. Creative Sues Apple

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent Creative Technology, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, is suing Apple Computer for patent infringement. The suit seeks an injunction against Apple for the sale, marketing and impo ...

  34. French Senate Adopts Copyright Bill

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The French Senate last night (May 10) adopted an amended version of the long-awaited copyright bill with a show of 164 votes for and 128 against. The French Senate last night (May 10) adopted an amended version of the long-awaited copyright bill w ...

  35. French Senate Adopts Copyright Bill

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The French Senate last night (May 10) adopted an amended version of the long-awaited copyright bill with a show of 164 votes for and 128 against. The French Senate last night (May 10) adopted an amended version of the long-awaited copyright bill w ...

  36. Apple Computer Wins Court Battle

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Corps, the Beatles' record company, has lost a trademark infringement court battle brought against Apple Computer. In London's High Court today (May 8), Mr Justice Edward Mann ruled that the com Apple Corps, the Beatles' recor ...

  37. Interoperability Debate Begins In French Senate

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The French Senate today (May 4) recommenced debate on the country's long-awaited copyright bill. More than 250 amendments have been registered for examination over the next three to four days. The rig The French Senate today (May 4) recommenc ...

  38. Interoperability Debate Begins In French Senate

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Conclusion to talks expected May 10, 12. The French Senate today (May 4) recommenced debate on the country's long-awaited copyright bill. More than 250 amendments have been registered for examination over the next three to four days. The righ ...

  39. Apple Renews Flat-rate iTunes Music Contracts

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has renewed contracts with the world's four largest music companies to sell songs through its iTunes Music Store, after blocking their attempts to end iTunes' flat-rate pricing scheme, Apple Computer has renewed contracts ...

  40. iPod Sales Boost Apple Bottom Line

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer released the latest iTunes/iPod figures during its fiscal second quarter earnings report for the period that ended April 1, 2006. According to the company, it sold 8.5 million iPods in Apple Computer reports its fiscal second quarte ...

  41. Burst.com Files Suit Against Apple

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Demands injunction against iTunes, iPods. Four months after Apple Computer asked the courts to dismiss its patent claims, Burst.com has filed a patent infringement lawsuit demanding an injunction against the iTunes Music Store, iPod devices, and o ...

  42. Beatles Eye Online Distribution

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label in process of remastering the catalog. At long last Beatlemania is getting ready to go digital. Apple Corps. managing director Neil Aspinall testified in the company’s trademark court fight with Apple Computer that the label is remastering t ...

  43. iTunes On A Plane?

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Report: Apple approached for in-flight downloads. Report: Apple approached for in-flight downloads. News ...

  44. iTunes On A Plane?

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Report: Airline content providers press for downloads. In-flight entertainment system providers are courting Apple Computer for the ability to offer iTunes music and video downloads to airline passengers. According to Flight International, executi ...

  45. Apple Ruling Unlikely Before Easter

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A High Court judge is unlikely to rule before Easter in the legal fight between Apple Computer and the Beatles' Apple Corps record label over the use of the apple logo. A High Court judge is unlikely to rule before Easter in the legal fight b ...

  46. Former iTunes Exec Cetinsoy Joins MusicStrands

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrands has recruited Atakan Cetinsoy, the former business intelligence manager of the iTunes Music Store, to its team. Cetinsoy joins as V.P. business products Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrand ...

  47. Dave Matthews Now Available On iTunes

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music store becomes first to offer band's catalog. The entire Dave Matthews Band catalog is now available on Apple's iTunes, making it the first digital music store to do so. "We're excited to offer Dave Matthews Band fans our ...

  48. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  49. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  50. Apple Vs Apple Court Battle Begins

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of an enduring trademark battle. Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of ...

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