Post Tagged with: "iTunes"

Report: Facebook Blocked Link to Apple Ping Social Network
/ September 2, 2010 12:41 pm
Report: Facebook Blocked Link to Apple Ping Social Network

Los Angeles – Having failed to reach an agreement with Apple over access, Facebook blocked a link to Apple’s (NASD:  AAPL) new Ping music-focused social network that would let users automatically add Facebook friends to their Ping contacts, sources told All Things D. As TechCrunch and others reported, Facebook Connect was indeed connected with Ping for a brief while before and even after the service was officially launched yesterday.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs told All Things D that Facebook was seeking "onerous terms" from Apple in exchange [...].

Survey: iTunes Users Like Streaming Option; Many Would Pay
/ July 14, 2010 11:43 am
Survey: iTunes Users Like Streaming Option; Many Would Pay

Port Washington, N.Y. - More than a quarter of Apple (NASD:  AAPL) iTunes, iPod and iPhone users in the U.S. surveyed recently expressed "strong interest" in a free, cloud-based music streaming service, while "between seven and eight million" people reported strong interest in a paid subscription version of such a service. Market research firm NPD Group asked iTunes users – estimated to total 50 million in the U.S. — about free and unlimited streaming of their iTunes libraries over the Internet, as well as subscription options.

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Are You Interested in Using Spotify When It Becomes Available in the U. S. ?
/ May 18, 2010 12:06 pm


Is $1.29 for a song on iTunes too much?
/ April 9, 2010 1:16 pm
Michael Robertson: Apple Planning Cloud-based Music Service
/ January 20, 2010 2:52 pm
Michael Robertson: Apple Planning Cloud-based Music Service

Palo Alto, Calif. – Despite speculation that Apple (NASD:  AAPL) acquired streaming music service Lala so that it could launch a subscription plan alongside outright sales at its iTunes Store, digital music veteran Michael Robertson postulated in a guest post on TechCrunch that the company is actually planning a cloud-based service. Among Lala’s assets is a personal storage service, which loads a user’s personal music library into an online locker, so that users can stream their collection from any Web-connected device.

"This technology plus the engineering and management team [...].

Report: Apple Pitching Networks $30 iTunes TV Subscriptions
/ November 2, 2009 10:59 am

New York - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has been pitching TV networks a plan to offer an iTunes-based TV subscription service that would cost about $30 a month, All Things D reported, citing multiple unnamed sources.

Apple is keen to launch such a service early next year, but has not received firm commitments from networks, the report said.

Disney (NYSE: DIS), which owns networks including ABC and ESPN, is said to be a potential first partner.

The company was first to sign on to sell programming on iTunes, and Apple CEO [...].

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Apple Breaks Palm Pre Sync with iTunes for Third Time
/ October 30, 2009 1:50 pm

San Francisco - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has broken the Palm (NASD: PALM) Pre’s ability to sync directly with iTunes, as if it were an iPhone, for the third time. The new 9.0.2 iTunes software update removes the feature. Palm had complained to the USB Implementers Forum that Apple was misusing the technology to lock out competitors back in August, but the standards body ruled in Apple’s favor, and said that Palm may in fact be in violation of its terms.


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