New York – MTV Networks Kids and Family Group announced on Tuesday that it will add six new programs from its Nickelodeon and The N networks to Apple's iTunes Store. Episodes of "Degrassi: The Next Generation" are available for purchase and download today; during September, the company will add "Drake & Josh," "Unfabulous," "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide," "The Wonder Pets" and "Zoey 101." The network will also offer a free sneak peak of its [...].
The battle of the electronic giants is shaping up in the music sector. Apple's iPod/iTunes combo is not just being challeged by Microsoft Zune, but by Samsung's new generation of players and branded music services, as well. Samsung steps up to the plate with a new take on the social portable music gadget with built-in speakers that slide out from the back of the device. But perhaps most notable is that Samsung is going to launch a major ad campaign [...]. 7 comments
Los Angeles - Warner Bros. Records artists Linkin Park on Tuesday made the band's entire catalog available for purchase for the first time from Apple's iTunes Store. The addition includes several tracks and digital booklets exclusive to iTunes, and both audio and video downloads of live concerts currently available as CD and DVD releases.
New York - Shorts International, a unit of Brit Shorts, announced on Tuesday that it has made a collection of 10 animated short films available for purchase from Apple's iTunes Store. Titles available include the 2006 Oscar winner for Best Short Animation — "The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation," and two other 2006 Oscar nominees.
Los Angeles – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) announced on Tuesday that it has made current episodes of its sci-fi series "Stargate SG1" and "Stargate Atlantis" available for purchase and download from Apple's iTunes Store. Subsequent episodes of both series will be made available for purchase on iTunes within 24 hours of their first airing on the SCI FI Channel.
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Helsinki – Apple has asked for a meeting with Scandinavian consumer rights agencies to discuss their allegations its iTunes and iPod are violating their countries' laws allowing free use of legally purchased products, Reuters reported. Consumer rights agencies in Denmark, Norway and Sweden wrote Apple in June to air their complaints; Apple responded in writing that it may be willing to change some of its practices in the countries, but stopped short of offering [...]. one comment