Topic: iTunes

Facebook Credits: Marketers Say Good Riddance

Removes consumer perception problems, say experts

There will be no funeral for Facebook Credits among the companies that ran Credits-based campaigns for advertisers. Even Plink, a loyalty rewards company that initially built its entire business around…

Information Diet: Will Forte

'SNL' alum gets his sports news fix from Yahoo, ESPN and talk radio

Age 41 Accomplishments Appears in Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy (both opening June 15); guest stars on 30 Rock; former Saturday Night Live cast member; starred in MacGruber Base Los…

Ad of the Day: iTunes

Apple revisits its digital Beatles catalog with a journey through the band's cover art

It was huge news in November 2010 when Apple finally struck an agreement to bring the Beatles to iTunes. "It has been a long and winding road to get here.…

'FT' Goes After U.S. Audience With Ad Campaign

Message focuses on economic jitters

After making waves by bypassing Apple’s iTunes store, Pearson’s Financial Times is looking to grow its U.S. audience with a large-scale marketing campaign. The multimedia campaign will launch Sept. 6 and…

Apple Releases Beta Version of Cloud Music Service to Developers

iTunes Match lets users stream libraries

iTunes users are one step closer to being able to access any song, anywhere. Last night, Apple released the beta version of iTunes Match—also known as “iTunes in the cloud”—to…

Time Inc. Launches New Tablet Strategy

Apple subscriptions deal still eludes company, though

Time Inc. is making it easier for readers to access its magazines in digital form. The company announced Wednesday that it will make all 21 of its U.S. titles available…

Can Amazon's Lady Gaga Discount Boost Competition With Apple?

Not in the long run, analysts say

In an effort to compete with Apple’s dominance in digital music sales, Amazon is luring in customers with a huge discount on Lady Gaga’s new album, Born This Way, released…

Gaga Frenzy Paralyzes Amazon

Promotional deal hits pause on downloading

Those little monsters waiting patiently for Lady Gaga’s latest album may have to wait a bit longer if they want to buy the tracks on Amazon. The company’s one-day, 99-cent…

Spotify Rolls Out iTunes Rival

Innovations give Apple a run for its money

iTunes might finally have some competition. Today Spotify launched the trifecta: its own version of the iTunes store, iPod syncing capability, and an app that allows users to access their…

Has Apple Beaten Google to the Music Cloud?

Search giant's development of its media locker has hit roadblocks

Apple has completed work on a cloud-based online music storage service, according to sources within the company who have spoken to Reuters. Google has also been developing its own music…