Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Toys ‘R’ Us to Begin Selling Apple iPods
/ October 28, 2008 3:32 pm

Los Angeles – Children’s retail store chain Toys ‘R’ Us will being selling Apple iPods and related accessories in "iPod Boutiques" within its stores, Engadget reports. The company had already been selling the Microsoft Zune since last year.


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Google Releases Google Earth Application for Apple iPhone
/ October 27, 2008 3:37 pm

Mountain View, Calif. - Google (NASD: GOOG) on Monday introduced a Google Earth application for the Apple (NASD: AAPL) iPhone and iPod touch, which will allow users to zoom in on satellite images of the planet. The free Google Earth application is available in 18 locations, and will function on both first- and second-generation iPhones operating on EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi networks. The application also includes a "Search Near Me" function that will bring up local results like nearby pizza parlors.


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Teen Posted Fake Steve Jobs Heart Attack Story; Didn’t Profit
/ October 24, 2008 3:26 pm

San Francisco - The person who posted a fake story to CNN’s citizen journalism site earlier this month that said Apple (NASD: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack was an 18-year-old, Bloomberg reported. Investigators have so far found no evidence that the teenager attempted to profit from the 5.4% plunge in Apple’s share price that resulted from the false report.


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Apple iPhone Outsells BlackBerry in Last Quarter
/ October 22, 2008 2:03 pm
Apple iPhone Outsells BlackBerry in Last Quarter

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) is now the third-largest mobile phone company in the world, behind Nokia and Samsung, and its iPhone outsold RIM’s (NASD: RIMM) BlackBerry in the recent quarter, the company revealed in its earnings statement. Apple said it sold 6.9 million of its iPhone 3G devices in the quarter ended Sept. 27, compared with 6.1 million BlackBerry units sold by RIM.

The company also noted that it has already surpassed its previously stated goal to sell 10 million iPhones during 2008.

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Limited Edition Beatles iPod Boxed Set Comes With Albums on CD
/ October 21, 2008 2:36 pm

Los Angeles - While the Beatles’ songs are still not available for sale from Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store, department store chain Bloomingdale’s has partnered with a custom laser etching firm to offer a limited edition Apple iPod boxed set that comes with all of the Beatles albums on CD, reported.

The $795 collector’s box — a limited edition of 2,500 — includes a 120GB iPod classic, which is laser-etched with a Beatles logo on the front and a silhouette of the "Abbey Road" album cover on [...].

Apple: 200 Million TV Episodes Sold, Including 1 Million in HD
/ October 16, 2008 4:18 pm

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced on Thursday that it has now sold more than 200 million TV episodes from its iTunes Store, including over one million HD episodes. Additionally, all four networks are now offering primetime programs in HD through the online store — including ABC’s "Lost" and "Grey’s Anatomy"; CBS’ "CSI"; Fox’s "Prison Break" and "Bones"; and NBC’s "Heroes" and "The Office." The iTunes Store now offers over 30,000 TV episodes.


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DMW Vlog: Rhapsody’s Neil Smith On Business Models
/ October 14, 2008 10:26 am

Los Angeles - Neil Smith, VP of Business Management for Rhapsody America, a JV between Real Networks (NASD: RNWK) and MTV (NYSE: VIA), recently spoke on a panel at DMW’s Digital Music Forum West. In this interview, he talks about the possibility of Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes adding a subscription service and what that would do to Rhapsody. He also talks about the integration with MTV and Yahoo! (NASD: YHOO) Music Unlimited. Smith also details what he thinks that the [...].

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