Apple's iTunes Store celebrated its 10th birthday yesterday, and what a decade it's been. Within five years of launch, iTunes was the top music retailer in the U.S.; last quarter alone, the store moved $2.4 billion in music, movies, apps and books.
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It was 10 years ago that people started downloading music from iTunes and then going through the dance of transferring those songs to their chunky or colorful iPods. On April 28, 2003 then CEO of Apple Steve Jobs launched iTunes, a music store for Apple’s iPod and Mac...
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Mark your calendars because the iTunes Store has an anniversary coming up. Apple started selling music downloads on April 28, 2003—a business decision that seems to have worked out pretty well for the company considering that Apple has since sold more than 25 billion songs. There’ll be time enough to reflect on the impact of the iTunes Store later this month. In this...
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As Apple's iTunes store celebrates its tenth birthday this week, Apple revealed it holds over 35m songs and the 25 billionth song was downloaded in February this year, in Germany.
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For the past ten years, Apple’s iTunes has been the go-to music and video manager for Windows and Mac users. If you use a Windows RT tablet or are partial to the Windows 8 modern UI, however, iTunes is not available to you; a touch-centric version of Apple’s desktop software has yet to appear in the Windows Store. That won’t change in the near future either, according to...
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Filed under: Apple, Market NewsHappy birthday, iTunes. You've changed the world. Apple (AAPL) wasn't the first company to market an MP3 player, but it's dominated the market ever since it introduced the iTunes Music Store 10 years ago this weekend. Today, nearly two-thirds of all music sales around the world come through the iTunes store. Music fans obviously love it: Apple...
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When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry — reeling from the effects of online piracy — was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out.
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In March, I wrote an article about how Apple should change the way iTunes Store purchases work. Namely, that there should be a way to buy content now, but download it later—especially in the case of large video files such as movies or TV show seasons. Lo and behold, on Friday Apple did just that, adding new download options for a variety of content, including movies,...
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Apple is celebrating 10 years of iTunes with a blast-from-the-past timeline feature showing off the music store's milestones, starting with its April 28, 2003 launch.
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Apple has agreed to give more than $100 million in iTunes store credits to settle a lawsuit alleging that the iPhone and iPad maker improperly charged kids for playing games on their mobile devices.
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