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  1. FIMI Slams iTunes For Ignoring Italian Indies

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's main industry trade body FIMI has criticized Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store for neglecting the country's indie labels in its pan-European offering, which launched yesterday. Italy's main industry trade body FIMI ha ...

  2. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  3. Apple, XM Vie For Billboard Digital Honors

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple, XM and ...

  4. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  5. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  6. iTunes Tops 150M Download Sales

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold more than 150 million downloads. Cupertino, California-based Apple had reported its 100 millionth legal download in July. It claims iTunes users are now d Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store h ...

  7. iPod Boosts Apple Q3 Earnings

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales jump 37% to $2.35B. Apple Computer posted its highest fourth-quarter revenue in nearly a decade, as sales were driven in part by strong demand for the iPod digital music player. Revenue for the quarter was $2.35 billion -- up 37% from a year ...

  8. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  9. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  10. iTunes Lands Classic Soundtrack Downloads

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Apple iTunes music store, the market leader in downloads, has inked exclusive deals with Turner Entertainment Co., Turner Classic Movies television network and Rhino Records to sell soundtracks fr The Apple iTunes music store, the market leade ...

  11. iTunes Lands Classic Soundtrack Downloads

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Apple iTunes music store, the market leader in downloads, has inked exclusive deals with Turner Entertainment Co., Turner Classic Movies television network and Rhino Records to sell soundtracks fr The Apple iTunes music store, the market leade ...

  12. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  13. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  14. U.K. Consumers' Group Wants iTunes Investigated

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights body is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. LONDON -- A British consumer rights body is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competit ...

  15. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Several European indie labels have voiced concern that they find it difficult to license their repertoire to Apple's online music service iTunes Music Store. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record compan ...

  16. Indies Slam iTunes On Majors Bias

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Apple Computer has come under attack from leading European independent record companies for its licensing policy. Several indie label ...

  17. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  18. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  19. U.K. Consumer Watchdog Accuses iTunes Of Rip-Off

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-co ...

  20. U.K. Consumer Watchdog Accuses iTunes Of Rip-Off

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-competitive practices in the United Kingdom. A British consumer rights organization is accusing Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store of anti-co ...

  21. Apple Bows iTunes Affiliate Program

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web sites to generate commissions from users clicking on direct links to iTunes' à la carte singles and album downloads. Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web site ...

  22. Survey: Music Sales on the Web to Hit Jackpot

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 billion) a year market by 2009, a new survey has found. Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 bill ...

  23. Survey: Music Sales on the Web to Hit Jackpot

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 billion) a year market by 2009, a new survey has found. Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 bill ...

  24. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  25. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  26. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  27. Hewlett-Packard Unveils iPod, MTV Deal

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Computer giant offering 20 GB, 40 GB devices. Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning (Aug. 27) announced the release of its version of the Apple iPod and a new marketing pact with MTV. The digital music player will come in a 20 GB version for $299 and ...

  28. Gary Stewart Takes Key iTunes Role

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical officer for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, according to sources. Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical o ...

  29. Gary Stewart Takes Key iTunes Role

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical officer for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, according to sources. Former Rhino Records senior VP of A&R Gary Stewart has been named chief musical o ...

  30. Japan Off iTunes' Radar For The Moment

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is poised to launch the iTunes Music Store there within a year. Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is po ...

  31. Japan Off iTunes' Radar For The Moment

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is poised to launch the iTunes Music Store there within a year. Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is po ...

  32. German Download Biz Settling In

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downloads each month since April, German labels body BPW reported today (Aug. 18). Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downlo ...

  33. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Promotion undercuts Apple, Napster by half. Promotion undercuts Apple, Napster by half. News ...

  34. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  35. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  36. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  37. iTunes U.S. Catalog Hits 1 Million Songs

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. The service features ...

  38. John Mayer Goes Live With iTunes

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "As Is" available exclusively this month. Grammy-winning artist John Mayer is partnering with Apple's iTunes Music Store this month for an exclusive release of live performances from his summer concert series. Edited 10-song version ...

  39. Nokia, Loudeye Team For Wireless Music Service

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal follows Apple/Motorola pact. Loudeye Corp., the Seattle-based digital media service provider, is developing a digital music platform for mobile handset manufacturer Nokia. The multi-year agreement includes a multimillion-dollar commitment to ...

  40. Apple, RealNetworks At Odds Over Harmony

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come out swinging against RealNetworks' new Harmony technology, which makes tracks from the RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple's iPod players for the first time. Apple Computer has come out swinging against R ...

  41. Rio Introduces Challenger To iPod Mini

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's iPod Mini -- a 5 GB $249 player called the Rio Carbon. Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's ...

  42. Rio Introduces Challenger To iPod Mini

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's iPod Mini -- a 5 GB $249 player called the Rio Carbon. Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's ...

  43. Report: Microsoft To Launch Music Store In August

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft is poised to launch its long-awaited online music store in late August, a move sure to intensify competition in the nascent internet music market currently dominated by Apple Computer's popu Microsoft is poised to launch its long-aw ...

  44. Apple, RealNetworks Lack Harmony

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple "stunned" at Real's new compatibility technology. Apple "stunned" at Real's new compatibility technology. News ...

  45. Apple, RealNetworks Lack Harmony

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it plans to investigate RealNetworks' "hacker tactics" to "break into" its iPod players. The company today said it was "stunned" at Real's recently unveiled compatibility technolog Apple ...

  46. iTunes Extends Reach Through Motorola Deal

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of its iTunes jukebox software which will be compatible with Motorola cellular phones. Motorola says the new handsets would be available in the first half o Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of ...

  47. U2 Readies iTunes Release If New Album Pirated

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its upcoming album as a legal download on Apple's iTunes music store if unfinished material from a CD copy that went missing ends up pirated on the Internet, a so Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its ...

  48. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. News ...

  49. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

  50. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

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