Sony touts potential iTunes competitor

It was one step forward and two steps back for Sony on Wednesday as the electronics giant announced it would be taking on Apple’s iTunes with a new streaming music subscription service dubbed "Qriocity."

Why Howard Stern won’t do an iTunes show

The Internet is all a-Twitter with rumors that Howard Stern is about to sign a three-year, $600 million contract with Apple for an Internet/TV/iTunes show.

App Store rejects Android-centric magazine

The App Store censors have had no problems rejecting Pulitzer Prize-winning content because it was "offensive," or provocative apps that weren't really that provocative, so it should come as no surprise that the latest App Store reject is one that glamorizes Apple's biggest mobile rival, Android.

Beatles coming to iTunes today

Apple's confirmed that it's finally got its hands on the Beatles' catalog and will start selling the songs on iTunes.

Apple's Ping gains Twitter integration

Apple's Ping - described at its September launch as the social network of music - has now been integrated into Twitter.

Apple to now offer 90-second song previews on iTunes

If you're browsing songs and iTunes but those 30-second previews just aren't enough to let you decide whether or not it's worth it, here's some good news. Every song on iTunes now gives users a 90-second preview.

Apple mulls subscription-based all-you-can-eat iTunes

Apple is reportedly considering a big change to its iTunes music service that would give users access to the entire music library for a monthly fee.

Apps to outsell iTunes downloads by year-end

Apps will outsell music downloads at the iTunes store by two to one by the end of the year, according to Finnish analyst Asymco.

Federal ruling on Eminem could change online royalty system

Eminem was in the news over the weekend, but it wasn’t just because of his two sold-out shows with Jay-Z in Detroit.

iTunes 10 Debuts with Music-Centric Social Networking Service [Unplugging]

It's the weekend - time to check out what is going in the world of music as we unplug. iTunes debuts "Ping," Belle & Sebastian, Cee Lo-Green, Sufjan Stevens, Matt & Kim, Moogfest, and more. 

Music execs gunning for Android iTunes rival

If you don't like Apple's arrogant presence and its mindset that being its customer is a privilege, you're not alone. Music companies are very eager to get on Google's side as it seems more likely that a new service will launch on Android.

Ping already flooded with spam and scams

Well, it's worked beautifully with Facebook, and spammers have been quick to get going with fake surveys on Ping.

Fox, ABC sign up for 99-cent iTunes TV rentals: report

Apparently Apple has been able to strong-arm at least two of the major networks to provide content for its new 99-cent TV show rental plan.

Sony takes on Apple with iTunes competitor

Sony's believed to be making a bid to steal Apple's thunder later today with a plan to launch a rival service to iTunes.

Apple iTunes plagued by nefarious scammers

Cyber criminals are exploiting an alleged iTunes security breach to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims.

The Beatles on iTunes? "Don't hold your breath," says Yoko

Widow, philanthropist, and crazy person Yoko Ono continue to think that iTunes is some of devil box, as she says there's no way The Beatles will be available on iTunes any time soon.

"I Gotta Feeling" surpasses 6 million digital downloads

The Black Eyed Peas' hit song I Gotta Feeling, which has been ranked as the top-selling iTunes track of all time, has now become the first song to be legally downloaded more than 6 million times.

Apple snubs Time Inc over iPad subscription ban

The notoriously fickle Apple has apparently banned Time Inc. from selling and managing subscriptions for its iPad apps.

iTunes users happy to pay for cloud-based music

A survey from the NPD Group says that millions of Apple users would be willing to pay for cloud-based music services on the iTunes platform.

Apple working on 99-cent TV show rentals: report

At $1.99, buying an episode of a TV show on iTunes and other digital download sources is pretty cheap, but Apple may be hammering out a way to let consumers view that content even cheaper.