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mSpot launches cloud-based iTunes streaming via iPhone

Cloud entertainment provider mSpot introduced a version of its streaming music service optimized for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone, enabling users to access their iTunes library on the go. The

Apple finally adds the Beatles catalog to iTunes

The Beatles' long and winding road to iTunes is finally at an end--on Tuesday morning, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) officially began selling the Fab Four's historic catalog via the digital music storefront,

Updated iTunes 10.1 comes with AirPlay

A new version of iTunes was released over the weekend, bumping the version number to 10.1. More importantly perhaps is the support for the promised AirPlay feature. AirPlay can be seen as the

Apple issues iTunes 10.1, but iOS 4.2 still MIA

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its iTunes 10.1 digital media application update in advance of the forthcoming iOS 4.2 upgrade for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. According to Apple, iTunes 10.1

Requiem for the Sony Walkman

An era came to an end late last month when electronics giant Sony Corporation halted production of its Walkman portable cassette player. First developed in 1978 by audio-division engineer Nobutoshi

Apple extends iTunes previews to boost music sales

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will extend the length of iTunes song preview samples from 30 seconds to 90 seconds in an effort to boost flagging digital music sales. "We believe that giving potential customers

Is Starbucks the jolt that mobile content discovery needs?

A week ago in this space, I speculated on the retail brands most likely to someday enter the mobile app store thunderdome, and although my list didn't include Starbucks, it should have. After all,

Apple revives talks to launch iTunes music subscription service

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly in negotiations with major record labels to introduce a subscription-based music service promising unlimited access to songs for a monthly fee. The New York Post

Is Amazon a legitimate threat to the digital content crown?

Given that Amazon.com already sells everything from Adidas track shoes to Zippo lighters, it's really not too surprising to learn the online retail giant is poised to begin stocking Android mobile

NBC balks at Apple's 99-cent TV show rentals

NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker said the network is unlikely to partner with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on the computing giant's new iTunes TV episode rental service, contending the effort undermines the