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  • News: Apple and The Beatles end trademark battle

    Following a lengthy trademark disagreement, iPod manufacturer Apple Inc today announced that it has entered an agreement with Apple Corps, the music company owned by The Beatles and their heirs.

  • News: Windows Vista may corrupt your iPod

    Apple has released a small repair tool that solves one compatibility issue between iTunes and Windows Vista, but says PC users are better off waiting for the next version of iTunes before upgrading to Vista.

  • News: Sony joins iPod accessory market

    Sony is getting into the iPod accessory market with the US launch of an iPod docking station.

  • News: Apple patches iTunes on Vista

    Apple has released new software to ensure iTunes is compatible with Windows Vista.

  • News: Microsoft's Zune boss quits

    A Microsoft executive who helped develop the company's new Zune music player and other products is leaving the company.

  • News: Apple adds a splash of colour

    Apple has announced that its 1GB iPod shuffle is now available in five colours.

  • News: iPhone is 'not a smartphone'

    The iPhone may be capable of doing a great many things, but don’t call it a smartphone, say two ABI Research analysts.

  • News: Norway steps up Apple iTunes threat

    Apple could face legal action by the Norwegian government in March if the US company refuses to unlock its iTunes online music store from its iPod media player.

  • News: New bid to open up iTunes

    A Nordic led drive that hopes to force Apple to make its online store compatible with rival companies’ digital music players has gained more support from consumer groups in Germany and France.

  • News: iPod recovery software launched

    GetData Software has announced the release of Recover My iPod, a new Windows software utility that enables you to recover music and video content from your iPod

  • News: Christmas launch for Zune in Europe?

    Microsoft’s Zune media player won’t be available in Europe until the end of this year, the company has announced.

  • News: Music labels target MySpace sales

    A group of independent record labels behind artists such as The White Stripes and The Arctic Monkeys have joined to form Merlin, an agency which will sell music on sites such as MySpace, YouTube and the new advertising-funded SpiralFrog.

  • News: Microsoft's proposed iPod tie-up revealed

    Highly confidential email suggested Microsoft and Apple should team up after fears that the iPod would drive people away from Windows Media Player

  • News: Analysis: can Netflix and iTunes co-exist?

    Earlier this week mail-order film rental service Netflix introduced a new service that enables computer users to stream movies directly to their desktops. The company has said this is a complementary service to Apple's iTunes Store, not a competitor

  • News: Consumer groups oppose music DRM bill

    Consumer rights groups have voiced opposition to legislation introduced in the US Congress last week that would require internet broadcasters to deploy DRM (digital rights management) technology to prevent listeners from making unauthorised copies of music files

  • News: iPhone to instigate touchscreen take-off

    Apple's introduction of its touch-activated iPhone seems likely to kick-start the touchscreen industry, a report claims

  • News: iPod sales up 50% in record quarter

    Apple has posted a record-breaking $1bn profit on record revenue of $7.1bn for the first fiscal quarter of 2007, ending December 30, 2006. Earnings per share for the quarter were $1.14.

  • News: Digital music sales double

    Digital music sales doubled in 2006, but the rise - thanks to better distribution - hasn't made up for the decline in CD sales, the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) said today.

  • News: iPod internet plug-in announced

    Prosoft Engineering has unveiled Jax, a customisable iPod plug-in that adds music management features and delivers internet content to the nano, mini and full-size versions of Apple's iPod music player

  • News: Motorola in Motomusic trademark dispute

    Motorola may face legal trouble over its use of the term Motomusic, the name it uses to market digital music on its mobile phones, because it's been claimed by another company.

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