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  1. iTunes Boasts 80% Piece Of U.K. Pie

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has seized an 80% share of the British digital download market in less than 18 months of opening for business, the computer giant said today (Sept. 7). It's the fir Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  2. Creative Reports It Has Patent Covering iPod Tech

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Company considering its options. Singapore MP3 music player maker Creative Technology said it had been awarded a U.S. patent for technology used by larger rival Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod and other competitors. Creative said in the U.S. on Tu ...

  3. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to launch Sept. 5 with 1.3M titles. HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV w ...

  4. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Membership includes Apple, OD2, Amazon. Membership includes Apple, OD2, Amazon. News ...

  5. Fiona Fashions A Different 'Machine'

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New version due Oct. 4. Fiona Apple fans are already familiar with the material that makes up the artist's third Epic album, "Extraordinary Machine," having spread leaked early versions of the tracks across the Internet while waging ...

  6. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. ...

  7. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music store reaches milestone in four days. The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). Earlier this month, one high-ranking Japanese indust ...

  8. iTunes Debuts In Japan

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's second biggest recorded music market. Initially, one million titles are available from 15 labels, incl As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) ...

  9. iTunes Debuts In Japan

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's second biggest recorded music market. As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's secon ...

  10. HP: No More iPods

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-branded versions of Apple Computer's iPod line. The decision follows the exit of former CEO Carly Fiorina. Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-brand ...

  11. iTunes Coming to Japan?

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Store may soon be available in Japan, the world's second-largest music market. The company would not comment, but has sent invitations to an Aug. 4 event in Tokyo where t Apple Computers' iTunes Music S ...

  12. Motorola Unveils New Line Of Music Phones

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iTunes phone coming soon. At its annual press and analyst event, Motorola Inc. unveiled a new line of music optimized phones dubbed the ROKR series. Not included in the announcement is the long-anticipated iTunes phone Motorola is developing with ...

  13. iTunes Breaks 500M Download Milestone

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has passed the 500 million paid-download milestone. The feat was achieved yesterday (July 17) when Amy Greer from Lafayette, Indiana purchased Faith Hill's "Mississ Apple Computer's iTunes Mu ...

  14. Following Apple's Lead On Wireless Music Downloads

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT What would it mean for the market and the industry if the leading music download and mobility company did not believe that cellular networks were going to be a major distribution channel for full musi Mark Desautels is VP of wireless Internet deve ...

  15. European iTunes Passes 50M Download Milestone

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Worldwide sales top 430M tracks. The European version of iTunes Music Store has pushed past the 50 million paid-download milestone in its first year of operation, Apple Computer said today (June 23). The computer giant simultaneously launched its ...

  16. European iTunes Passes 50M Download Milestone

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European version of iTunes Music Store has pushed past the 50 million paid-download milestone in its first year of operation, Apple Computer said today (June 23). To date, roughly 430 million trac The European version of iTunes Music Store has ...

  17. Report: One Record In Three Is Fake

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A total of 1.2 billion pirate music discs were sold in 2004, accounting for 34% of all discs sold worldwide, according to a report unveiled today (June 23) by the International Federation of the Phono The European version of iTunes Music Store has ...

  18. Apple Tight-Lipped On iTunes Japan Reports

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Source says download service to bow in August. Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer will launch its iTunes Music Store in Japan this August. One well-placed source says: "The soft launc ...

  19. Apple Tight-Lipped On iTunes Japan Reports

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer will launch its iTunes Music Store in Japan this August. Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer wi ...

  20. Apple's iTunes Takes Bigger Bite Out Of Europe

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Download store goes live in Switzerland, Nordic. Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes Music Stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The four new localized digital download services offer licensed repertoire from the four majors ...

  21. Apple's iTunes Takes Bigger Bite Out Of Europe

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes Music Stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The four new localized digital download services offer licensed repertoire from the four majors a Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes ...

  22. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  23. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  24. iPod Pushes Apple Revenues

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Apple says it shipped 5.3 million iPods in its fiscal second qu ...

  25. To Own Or Not To Own? Making The Case For Digital Subscription Services

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Through the years, people have purchased music in myriad physical formats, from LPs to 8-tracks to cassettes to CDs -- a never-ending musical upgrade cycle. Is this a good thing for the consumer? Is i Gerd Leonhard and Dave Kusek are co-authors of ...

  26. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. LONDON -- Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in ...

  27. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year-old taking on Apple. Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. Benjamin Cohen, 22, has applied for a judicial review at the H ...

  28. Legal Matters

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST An Apple Computer lawsuit triggers questions about trade secrets and confidentiality. Read Susan Butler's column. An Apple Computer lawsuit triggers questions about trade secrets and confidentiality. Read Susan Butler's column. News Susa ...

  29. Sony To Bow Flash-Memory Audio Players

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST New models aim to take on iPod Shuffle. New models aim to take on iPod Shuffle. News ...

  30. Sony To Bow Flash-Memory Audio Players

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market dominated by the iPod, the company that brought us the Walkman is coming out with a big lineup of portable music players. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market domi ...

  31. Apple Cuts Prices On iPod Mini, Photo

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today dropped the introductory prices on its iPod Mini and iPod Photo portable music player lines, as the company announced changes to its overall iPod product lineup. Apple also introd Apple Computer today dropped the introductory ...

  32. French Consumers' Group Sues Apple, Sony

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST French consumers' group UFC-Que Choisir has launched separate legal proceedings against Apple France and Sony Corp., accusing them of "segmenting the online music market to the detriment of consumers. LONDON -- French consumers' gro ...

  33. French Consumers' Group Sues Apple, Sony

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cases claim lack of interoperability. French consumers' group UFC-Que Choisir has launched separate legal proceedings against Apple France and Sony Corp., accusing them of "segmenting the online music market to the detriment of consumers ...

  34. French Consumers' Group Sues Apple, Sony

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST French consumers' group UFC-Que Choisir has launched separate legal proceedings against Apple France and Sony Corp., accusing them of "segmenting the online music market to the detriment of consumers. French consumers' group UFC-Que ...

  35. Apple Profits Quadruple As iPod Sales Soar

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST First-quarter earnings beat projections. Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter earnings more than quadrupled, dramatically exceeding Wall Street expectations, based on strong holiday sales of laptop computers and its wildly popular iPod music p ...

  36. Apple Profits Quadruple As iPod Sales Soar

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter earnings more than quadrupled, dramatically exceeding Wall Street expectations, based on strong holiday sales of laptop computers and its wildly popular iPod music Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter e ...

  37. Apple Unveils New iPod, Mac, Car Deals

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Flash-based iPod shuffle to start at $99. Apple today unveiled a range of new products and announced new deals for iPod integration with major car manufacturers. The announcements came during the company's Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Amon ...

  38. iTunes Opens For Business In Ireland

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Add Ireland to the list of countries in which Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store is now open. The computer giant today (Jan. 6) launched an Irish version of the download retailer, featuring more than Add Ireland to the list of countries in w ...

  39. iTunes Opens For Business In Ireland

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Add Ireland to the list of countries in which Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store is now open. The computer giant today (Jan. 6) launched an Irish version of the download retailer, featuring more than Add Ireland to the list of countries in w ...

  40. easyGroup Bows U.K. Download Store

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The easyGroup has entered the music download business. The London-based company has launched a platform, easyMusic.com, with the promise to sell tracks for as little as £0.25 ($0.47). The easyGroup has entered the music download business. ...

  41. easyGroup Bows U.K. Download Store

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The easyGroup has entered the music download business. The London-based company has launched a platform, easyMusic.com, with the promise to sell tracks for as little as £0.25 ($0.47). The easyGroup has entered the music download business. ...

  42. Download Sales Smash Records Over Holidays

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music enjoyed breakout business over the last two weeks before Christmas. U.S. sales of digital tracks hit a record 5.04 million transactions for the week ending Dec. 26, Nielsen SoundScan rep Digital music enjoyed breakout business over t ...

  43. iTunes Store Reaches 200 Million Downloads

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer says it has now sold over 200 million downloads since the launch of the iTunes Music Store in April 2003. Apple Computer says it has now sold over 200 million downloads since the launch of the iTunes Music Store in April 2003. Eddy ...

  44. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said Dec. 3 that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. LONDON -- The British Office of Fair Trading said Dec. 3 that it has referred to th ...

  45. Apple Stock Up On Low-End iPod Talk

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shares of Apple Computer Inc. rose 4.9% today (Dec. 6) after some analysts said they expect the company to introduce a smaller, cheaper iPod digital music player in January that would boost profits. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. rose 4.9% today (D ...

  46. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred ...

  47. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred ...

  48. Apple Bows iTunes In Canada

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched the iTunes Music Store in Canada. The Canadian version of iTunes features over 700,000 songs, including exclusive tracks from Alanis Morissette, the Tragically H Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched its iTu ...

  49. Radiotakever Offering Branded iPods

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hardcore site will give away 10 iPods. Online community Radiotakeover will next week launch an Apple iPod giveaway promotion. Users of the independent-focused hard rock site will have the chance to win one of 10 branded iPods over the next two mon ...

  50. NZ's 1st Legal Music Site 'Above Target'

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady volume of sign-ups since it launched Monday (Nov. 1), according to its proprietors. New Zealand's first legal music site DigiRAMA has been attracting a steady vol ...

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