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iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges

iTunes - AP

When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry - reeling from the effects of online piracy - was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out....


New Justin Timberlake Album "The 20/20 Experience" Available For Free Streaming on iTunes

The 20/20 Experience

The wait is over. Justin Timberlake's new album, The 20/20 Experience is available on iTunes in its entirety for free streaming. 


25 billion served up: iTunes reaches milestone

The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25 billionth song purchased on iTunes....


iTunes11 finally available for download

Since its debut in 2001, iTunes has morphed from a standard music player into something larger and more complex. It's no longer just a music player -- it's also an App store, a music and movies store and a way to manage iPod, iPhone and iPad devices. In other words, iTunes has become a bloated, slow, unwieldy mess.


Rock band AC/DC releases entire catalog on iTunes


AC/DC is finally releasing its music digitally on iTunes. Columbia Records and Apple announced Monday that the classic rock band's music will be available at the iTunes Store worldwide.


Xbox Music Leads Microsoft’s New Push to Challenge iTunes

After past disappointments, Microsoft has paired its latest digital music offering with the Xbox and Windows as part of a broad set of bets to regain ground it has lost to Apple and other competitors.


How Much Does An Artist Make Off A Single Song Streamed Via iTunes?

Figuring out just how lucrative streaming services like Spotify or Apple’s iTunes Match cloud feature, which streams you songs you already own from the cloud, is tough. Mostly, that’s because there is a lack of transparency from both parties. The artists are at times reluctant to share numbers and the streaming services don’t want those deals exposed either.


Apple to kill Ping, report says

Ping Social Network

Apple's social network Ping will be gone in the next release of iTunes, reports All Things Digital, citing sources close to the company.


Steve Jobs Dies: Apple Chief Created Personal Computer, iPad, iPod

Steve Jobs Dies: Apple Chief Created Personal Computer, iPad, iPod

Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple's iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, has died, Apple said. Jobs was 56. "We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," read a statement by Apple's board of directors. "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts."


‘Watch the Throne’ by Jay-Z and Kanye West

‘Watch the Throne’ by Jay-Z and Kanye West

In Sunday’s fading minutes, hip-hop America huddled around the digital watercooler for the exclusive iTunes release of “Watch the Throne,” a galactically hyped collaboration that Jay-Z and Kanye West somehow kept from leaking to the masses.


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