New York - Songs by the Beatles may soon be available for purchase on Apple's iTunes Store, according to Fortune magazine. Citing a music industry executive apprised of the talks, details of the deal are still being worked on — such as the amount of an advance to be paid to the Beatles, and how long any iTunes exclusivity for the band's catalog would last.
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Los Angeles - Less than 1% of all content accessed by users of Apple's iTunes and iPod devices is video, a number that climbs to just 2.2% for video iPod owners, according to report from Nielsen Media Research.
The October survey of 400 iPod owners, which calls into the question the popularity of TV and movies on Apple's products, was published by The Hollywood Reporter, whose parent company VNU also owns Nielsen.
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New York - Disney's ESPN sports network announced on Monday the launch of a nationwide local podcasting network, which will feature a selection of local ESPN Radio programs.The podcast network will allows listeners outside of radio's reach to download ESPN Radio programs like "The Mark Madden Show," out of Pittsburgh; "Michael Kay Show" (New York); and "The Big Show with Mason and Ireland" (Los Angeles).
The podcasts will be offered for free on ESPN.com's PodCenter [...].
On Monday, Microsoft announced that it would rent movies and sell television shows through Internet downloads to its Xbox Live video game service. Moreover, I got a call yesterday from Microsoft confirming my delivery address of the new Zune music player, due to arrive for review later this week. In other words, Microsoft is getting ready to launch a full-scale attack on long-time rival Apple Computer Inc. and other competitors in the digital music and video entertainment space.
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Cupertino, Calif. – Apple on Friday introduced an 8GB model of its iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition. Apple will donate $10 from the sale of both the 8GB and 4GB models — which feature a red aluminum enclosure — to the Global Fund to help fight HIV/AIDS in Africa. Related Links:http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061103/sff010.html?.v=69 http://www.joinred.com
Cupertino, Calif. - Apple on Wednesday announced the launch of iTunes Latino, a dedicated area within its U.S. iTunes Store that will showcase Latin music, music videos, TV shows, audiobooks and podcasts. The section will include Spanish-language TV programming from Telemundo and its Latino youth network, mun2, such as "Pasion de Gavilanes," "El Cuerpo del Deseo," "Decisiones" and "mun2: The Immigration Special."
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Cupertino, Calif. - Apple announced on Tuesday that it will ship its latest iPod shuffle model to retailers on Friday. The new player is half the size of the original — which itself was the size of a pack of chewing gum — taking up just half a cubic inch in volume, and weighing in at half an ounce. The new iPod shuffle, which will sell for $79, also features a built-in belt clip and [...].