TITLE

Goodbye Macworld, Hello Unlocked Music

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Scott
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/6/2009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that iTunes published by Apple Inc. will lose digital protections on its 10 million songs in 2009. According to Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, iTunes will initially offer eight million songs without digital rights management. He added that the entire iTunes store of 10 million songs will feature DRM-free tracks by the end of March.
ACCESSION #
36602851

 

Related Articles

  • Apple Introduces iTunes Movie Rentals. Cohen, Peter // Macworld;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p28 

    The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the iTunes Movie Rentals from Apple Inc. Using it, one has to move movies rather than copy them as they can do with music. When the file transfer is complete, the copy of a movie vanishes from the iTunes Rented Movies' list on a computer....

  • iTunes Plus -- Can I Get An Aggregator? Tavaglione, Rob // ProAudio Review;Aug2012, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p18 

    The author discusses the aggregators or the digital collectors of the new music industry and its importance to audio consumers. He mentions that aggregators gather the music data, distribute it to the web and collect the fees. He states that the new "Mastered For iTunes" program of Apple Inc....

  • iTunes Digital Copy. Frakes, Dan // Macworld;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p30 

    The article offers information on the iTunes Digital Copy, an iTunes-and iPod-compatible file from the movie-rental partnership between iTunes and 20th Century Fox Ltd. It is said that using the iTunes Digital Copy is a less time-consuming procedure than cutting one's digital video disc (DVD)...

  • Music label's DRM-free status could alter carrier subscription biz. Kapko, Matt // RCR Wireless News;4/9/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p3 

    The article reports on move of EMI Group to become the first major music label to offer digital music tracks without anti-piracy software. EMI announced that it will offer its entire digital music catalog on the iTunes Store of Apple Inc. without digital rights management (DRM) software. ITunes...

  • NBC BACK IN APPLE POD. Garrett, Diane // Daily Variety;9/10/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 47, p1 

    The article reports that Apple Inc. has lured National Broadcasting Co. Inc. (NBC) to return into the iTunes fold after a yearlong pricing dispute in San Francisco, California. Apple executive Steve Jobs has announced the rapprochement during the morning press event, where he unveiled a series...

  • Coca-Cola: The Magic Coke Bottle. Reed, Stephen // Revolution (14605953);Mar2009, p12 

    The article evaluates Coca-Cola: The Magic Coke Bottle, a free downloable application for the iPhone from Apple Inc.'s iTunes store.

  • Dealing with Digital Rights. Breen, Christopher // Macworld;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p2 

    The article focuses on the availability of downloadable music tracks from Apple Inc.'s iTunes Store, which are being sold in two forms--the current 99-cent copy-protected form and a new digital rights management (DRM)-free unprotected form, to be known as iTunes Plus. The announcement about...

  • CHANGE OF iTUNE. Stack, Tim; Jensen, Jeff; Vary, Adam B. // Entertainment Weekly;9/14/2007, Issue 953/954, p17 

    The article reports on the decision by NBC Universal not to renew its contract with iTunes, Apple Inc.'s best-selling digital music and video download software. The decision means no television programs from NBC or sister networks USA, the Sci Fi Channel, and Bravo will be available for...

  • How to Back Up Your iTunes Media Files. McElhearn, Kirk // Macworld;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p72 

    The article reports on the importance of creating a back up for iTunes media files. It reports on Apple Inc.'s download policy, which doesn't allow much redownloading of the content purchased on the iTunes Store as part of its iTunes in the Cloud functionality. It offers information on how to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics