1. Apple, Beatles Settle Trademark Dispute

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mac computer and iPod maker Apple said today (Feb. 5) it settled long-simmering trademark issues with the Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. company about the use of the name "Apple" and apple logos. Mac computer and iPod maker Apple said toda ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Apple Unveils Long-Awaited iPhone At MacWorld

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Explaining that his goal was "to reinvent the phone," Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivered on all expectations today (Jan. 9) by introducing the much-anticipated iPhone at the MacWorld conference in San Fra Explaining that his goal was "to ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Bono, Oprah Hit Chicago For AIDS Relief

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and humanitarian rocker Bono hit Chicago's "Magnificent Mile" yesterday (Oct. 12) for a shopping spree to promote a new line of clothing, accessories and gadgets, includin Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and ...

  6. Apple Adds Films to iTunes, Enlarges iPods

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple Computer Inc. said today (Sept. 12) that 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 today (Sept. 12) that i ...

  7. 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) ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Underground Garage

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Are you ready for this one? After the Beatles' company Apple Corps sued ...

  10. Apple Computer Triumphs In Beatles Case

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In London's High Court today (May 8), Mr. Justice Edward Mann ruled that the computer firm used the apple logo in association with its store, not the music, and so was not a breach. Apple Corps, the Beatles' record company, has lost a trad ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. iTunes Pricing To Hold At $.99

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Music Store has renewed its contracts with the four major labels, and the computer company's download service will hold the pricing line at 99 cents per track. Apple's iTunes Music Store has renewed its contracts with t ...

  13. Apple Names New COO

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, the company's executive VP worldwide sales and operations since 2002, as COO, while Jon Rubinstein, head of the iPod division, will soon retire. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, th ...

  14. Apple Unveils Video iPod, TV Downloads

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Apple Computer today (Oct. 12) unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose, Calif. As expected, Apple Computer today (Oct. 12) unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose, Calif. T ...

  15. Apple Unveiles iTunes Phone

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple Computer today introduced the iTunes Phone, a music-playing phone that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is comparing to the company's popular iPod shuffle music player. Jobs made the announcement today (Sep Apple Computer today introduced the iTunes ...

  16. Stones Talk With Mick

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones' first studio album in eight years, "A Bigger Bang," is due Sept. 6 via Virgin. The band's iconic frontman, Mick Jagger, and guitarist, Keith Richards, talked to Billboard first abo The Rolling Stones' fir ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Stones Lead Artist Digital Awards Finalists

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones are finalists for two of Billboard magazine's inaugural Digital Entertainment Awards. The Rolling Stones are finalists for two of Billboard magazine's inaugural Digital Entertainment Awards. The veteran U.K. rock band� ...

  21. U2, Apple In iPod Deal, Bono Wins TED Prize

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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's upcoming Interscope album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, U2 and Apple Computer are expected to ...

  22. Apple Eyeing Photo-Ready iPod?

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Is Apple Computer Inc. fine-tuning an enhanced iPod with roughly 50% more storage and a color screen to display photos? Is Apple Computer Inc. fine-tuning an enhanced iPod with roughly 50% more storage and a color screen to display photos? The Inter ...

  23. iPod Hits The Road With BMW

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Companies team for car adapter. Steve Jobs has been known to drive a BMW. Now the Apple CEO is bringing the digital music experience to the car. Apple and BMW Group today announced the BMW iPod Adapter, the first integration between iPod and a car ...

  24. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  25. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  26. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  27. Apple Rebuffs Online Music Alliance

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer apparently doesn't want to sing the same tune as its Internet music rival RealNetworks. Seattle-based RealNetworks says that Apple chairman Steve Jobs has rebuffed <A HREF="http://www.b Apple Computer apparently doesn&# ...

  28. Report: RealNetworks' Glaser Wants Digital Alliance

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is lobbying Apple Computer to join forces against Microsoft in the digital-music market, according to a published report. RealNetworks is lobbying Apple Computer to join forces against Microsoft in the digital-music market, according ...

  29. Apple Launches iTunes For Windows

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "This isn't some baby version of iTunes. It's the whole thing," Apple chief executive Steve Jobs said in a presentation in which he demonstrated the new software and service. As expected , Apple Computer Inc. today (Oct. 16) laun ...

  30. Sources: Apple Nears Music Service Launch

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Apple Computer is expected to launch a digital music service as early as next month. Apple Computer is expected to launch a digital music service as early as next month, sources confirm to Billboard Bulletin . Digital-music executives familiar with ...

  31. McCartney Offers DVD Buyers A Little Extra

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Purchasers of Paul McCartney's recent "Back in the U.S." concert video will get a special treat beginning Monday (Dec. 16), when Capitol launches a "secret Web site" that can only be accessed by placi Purchasers of Paul McCa ...

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