IPhone

  1. iPhone Rivals Hurt By Import Ban

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A patent dispute between mobile phone component manufacturers Qualcomm and Broadcom has resulted in an import ban on certain models of phones -- including several potential iPhone rivals. The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that certain ...

  2. Melodeo Plans Music Service From iTunes Playlists

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Melodeo Inc. said on Tuesday it plans to help music fans expand use of their iTunes digital music collections beyond their desktop computer and iPod by streaming songs in personal libraries to mobile phones. Privately held Melodeo, which already d ...

  3. Apple Sets iPhone Retail Date

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Apple has set June 29 as the official date the iPhone will be available on retail shelves. While the mainstream press has already branded it a must-have gadget, others have begun questioning whether the expensive device will ultimately score with ...

  4. Apple CEO Talks DRM, Future Of Digital Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Apples Steve Jobs sat down with the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg at the publication's All Things Digital conference, discussing the upcoming iPhone, DRM and the future of digital music. Check out the highlights here . Not a whole ...

  5. New Devices To Give Boost To Mobile Gaming Music

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music in mobile games is merely an afterthought today, but is expected to become of greater importance as more media-centric phones hit the market. This ZDNet Asia story , reprinted in BusinessWeek, points to such devices as the Walkman series fro ...

  6. Friday Feature: Plugged and Unplugged

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT PLUGGED: Attack of the Amazons It's a simple equation -- make digital music interoperable and more people will sell it. That's the message coming out of Amazon.com's long-expected revelation that it will soon launch a digital music ...

  7. Poll: iPhone Awareness High, Initial Sales Potential Low

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sales of the forthcoming Apple iPhone could be far short of stellar, according to a recent poll by marketing consultant Markitecture. The poll, conducted among 1300 participants, found the device scoring high in awareness and overall impression, b ...

  8. Microsoft Exec Addresses Apple iPhone

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Perhaps the only person not impressed with Apple's pending iPhone launch is Microsoft's Steve Ballmer. In an interview printed in USA Today , Ballmer shrugs off the impact of the iPhone, saying it's high price will limit its appeal ...

  9. iTunes Movies Coming To Europe?

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Europeans will get a bite of Apple Computer's iTunes movie and video-download service before the end of the year, a senior Apple executive has told reporters. Apple's vice president Europe Pascal Cagni used an interview with French-langu ...

  10. Mobile Execs Agree On Three Things

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The impact of the iPhone, ringtones and of course, DRM were all topics of discussion at the SXSW music festival last week. Panelists -- including executives from Motorola, Cingular, Verizon, Sony BMG and Napster -- in a discussion titled: "Co ...

  11. Virgin, Carphone Warehouse Team For Downloads

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Online music download service Virgin Digital and U.K. mobile phone retailing giant The Carphone Warehouse have partnered to provide a new digital music service to mobile customers. Virgin Digital has become the "exclusive music download partn ...

  12. BlackBerry Creator Targets Music Industry

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST BlackBerry creator Jim Balsillie believes the mobile email device he invented will soon take the music industry by storm. The chairman and CEO of Research in Motion (RIM) is on a mission to make the "Crackberry" as addictive to music-lov ...

  13. Cisco, Apple Settle 'iPhone' Dispute

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cisco Systems Inc. and Apple Inc. have agreed to share the "iPhone" name, but both companies are staying tightlipped about what future products might come from the resulting deal to collaborate on "interoperability" between the ...

  14. Bronfman Blasts Mobile Makers

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Edgar Bronfman Jr. today used his keynote platform at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona to lambast wireless carriers and handset manufacturers. Warner Music Group's chairman/CEO accused operators and device makers of holding back growth in ...

  15. Apple, Cisco Near Settlement

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Apple and Cisco Systems are near a settlement over the iPhone name, reports the Wall Street Journal . Both companies have devices coming out that share the same moniker -- Apple's iPhone is a cellular phone operating on the AT&T (formerly ...

  16. Apple Reports Record Q1 Profit

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc. on Wednesday (Jan. 17) posted a record profit in its fiscal first quarter, beating Wall Street estimates as earnings rose 78 percent amid strong holiday sales of its iPod music players and Macintosh computers. During the final three mon ...

  17. Cisco Sues Apple Over Use Of iPhone Name

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cisco Systems sued Apple Inc. in federal court Wednesday (Jan. 10), saying the computer maker's new iPhone violates its trademark. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, came just a day after Apple ...

  18. Apple Unveils Long-Awaited iPhone

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Saying the goal was "to reinvent the phone," Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivered on all expectations today by introducing the much anticipated iPhone -- one part touchscreen video iPod, one part mobile phone, and one part "Internet commu ...

  19. Report: Apple To Unveil iPhone Within A Year

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-branded mobile phone with direct access to the iTunes Music Store in the next 12 months, securities analysts at Morgan Stanley said in a research note. Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-bra ...

  20. Platforms, Not Hardware, Make The Mobile Market

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was about three years ago that the mobile industry was buzzing about another handset maker's "converged" device. Like the ROKR, the Nokia N-Gage-which began as a partnership between Nokia and Ninte Seamus McAteer is chief product ...

  21. Apple Unveils New iPod-Cellphone

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) unveiled a cellphone that plays music like an iPod and a pencil-thin "iPod Nano," both aimed at extending its domination of the digital music market. Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) u ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

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