61 percent of us have heard of digital wallets, but only 11 percent of us have used one, according to a new survey by Forrester. Interestingly, most would rather trust PayPal with their mobile money — rather than their bank or credit card company.
Google finally released its Google Play Music app for iOS today, with unlimited songs, custom radio stations, no skip limits, smart recommendations based on the music you like and listen too, and more.
Currently, you can listen to music in Spotify. Or iTunes. Or YouTube, Soundcloud, Rdio, and any of a dozen other places. Listn, however, is aiming to aggregate all those musical silos into one simplified place to enjoy music — and chat about it.
After months of false hope and speculation, the BBC recently announced that it had recovered a number of old episodes from its classic sci-fi series Doctor Who, which it is now making available for sale exclusively on iTunes today.
Amazon released a new version of its Cloud Player application for desktop PCs today that adds some new features and in-app purchasing of music.
Apple has finally rolled out a much anticipated update to its iTunes digital media app today.
It figures that a music distribution company for modern Africa would skip old-school architecture and go straight to mobile.
It’s pretty impressive to win a streaming media popularity contest when you aren’t actually streaming. But Apple has accomplished that impressive feat with iTunes.
Mainly by cheating.
The company says it is “completely overhauling our developer systems, updating our server software,” to prevent similar threats in the future.
Editor’s Pick Apple released the information just a few moments ago in an email to registered developers, saying that sensitive emails, names, and physical addresses could have been compromised, and that it took the website down on Thursday to prevent any further damage.
Former Groupon CEO Andew Mason’s album debuted on iTunes yesterday. Predictably, it sucks.
The new numbers mean that Apple’s users are increasing their spending at the same time that Apple is increasing its number of users. Just a month ago, Dediu’s estimate was $40/year, with the iTunes and app stores running at a $16 billion run rate.
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Mixed reactions about Apple’s new radio service from across the industry.
The 3-in–1 Universal USB Charging Cable can charge three devices simultaneously in one potr, which is great for those who are low on USB ports but have more than their fair share of devices. And VentureBeat has it for just $19.
With the old revenue models falling apart, musicians have needed to get entrepreneurial. Check out these three music-tech startups.
Digital comic book startup ComiXology has removed 56 comic books from its iOS app store this past week because they contained content that didn’t meet Apple’s guidelines.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
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iTunes — the online store that sells movies, music, and apps for Apple devices — brought in $4 billion in revenue this quarter.
Apple iCloud services for identity, Game Center, account creation and sign-in, iTunes store purchases are experiencing service failures this morning for some users, Apple says on its system status page.
Last year, 44 million Americans bought at least one song or album from iTunes. This month, the digital music store that changed the way we buy music will celebrate its 10th birthday.
An Apple entry into the streaming music market is kind of a big deal. Now it looks to be one step closer to reality.
Mobile search-optimization engine tool maker SearchMan has figured out which store does better with search discovery.
TuneUp hooks up with iTunes to organize and categorize your music from top to bottom. It transforms your music collection…automagically™.And VentureBeat has it for just $30!
The Video Game Bar Association will throw its first conference to address legal issues in games.
Five-year-old Danny Kitchen of Bristol, England, spent $2,500 on iTunes in-app purchases in about 15 minutes, the Beeb reports. Score!
Apple doesn’t really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a success.
Amazon’s assault on Apple’s iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
Apple’s iTunes Store has now sold more than 25 billion songs, making it the overwhelmingly dominant music and media store on the web.
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Apple is finally debuting its popular iTunes media store/application across most of Asia and other regions, it announced today.
After a month of waiting, Apple has finally released iTunes 11, which includes a handful of new features and user interface enhancements.
With the addition of iTunes credit, Facebook is filling out its Gifts portfolio in a big way.
Legendary rock band AC/DC is finally bringing its entire discography of music to Apple’s iTunes store — ending the band’s longstanding resistance to selling its music digitally.
The iPod Touch is the best designed handheld device ever constructed, and the iPod Nano may have been perfected.
Apple has confirmed that iTunes 11 won’t make its previously announced October release date.
A revised patent application from Apple published today suggests that the company’s voice command feature Siri is heading for the desktop, reports Patently Apple.
Along with the announcement of Apple’s new iPhone 5, the company announced some big changes to its iconic music and media store iTunes.