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  • U2 Apologise For iTunes Giveaway: “We Might Have Gotten Carried Away”
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    U2 Apologise For iTunes Giveaway: “We Might Have Gotten Carried Away”

    U2 frontman Bono has said sorry to fans and admitted the Irish rock band “might have gotten carried away” when striking a deal with Apple to give away their new album, Songs of Innocence, to 500 million iTunes users without their knowledge. Bono’s words of recompense came during a fan Q&A interview video, posted on

  • Machine Head “Furious” With iTunes For Leaking Their New Songs
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    Machine Head “Furious” With iTunes For Leaking Their New Songs

    Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has once again let loose in an epic rant posted to the California metal outfit’s official Facebook page, expressing his fury towards iTunes for leaking two tracks off Machine Head’s new album Bloodstone & Diamonds, weeks ahead of their scheduled release. According to the frontman, the album’s lead single Now

  • Retailers: U2 Album Giveaway “As Damaging As Piracy”
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    Retailers: U2 Album Giveaway “As Damaging As Piracy”

    U2’s recent decision to push their new album, Songs of Innocence, to every single iTunes user might seem like a harmless — if somewhat lazy — publicity stunt, but it has had some very real consequences according to the UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association chairman Paul Quirk. In comments posted on ERA’s official site, Quirk claims

  • Apple Now Making Serious Bank From iTunes, Ya Heard
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    Apple Now Making Serious Bank From iTunes, Ya Heard

    Apple is rolling in the Benjamins thanks to sales from iTunes, which was originally designed to be a “break-even” business in support of profit-making hardware such iPods, according to an upcoming report. The report, from financial analysts Asymco, has estimated that Apple could be making over $2 billion a year in gross revenue now that

  • iTunes Summoned Down Under To Explain Why They’re Staunching Us
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    iTunes Summoned Down Under To Explain Why They’re Staunching Us

    Have you ever wondered why a track on iTunes that costs $0.99 in the US costs $2.99 in Australia? It may seem like one of those bullshit things that we have to get used to, being so far away from the musical hubs of the world, but when you really think about it…it makes no

  • AC/DC Sell Almost 700,000 Singles In First Week On iTunes
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    AC/DC Sell Almost 700,000 Singles In First Week On iTunes

    The AC/DC camp are probably kicking themselves a little bit that they didn’t jump onto the iTunes bandwagon sooner, but then again, considering that they have just sold almost 100,000 singles a day this week, I’m sure that they’re not too bothered. After resisting the online distribution service for many years, AC/DC committed their back

  • Apple Announces iPhone 5, New iPod Touch & iPod Nano Devices
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    Apple Announces iPhone 5, New iPod Touch & iPod Nano Devices

    Apple has announced its new iPhone 5 and iPod touch/Nano devices this morning at a media event held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The new phone is equipped with a new A6 processor, LTE broadband (faster internet) a 4-inch retina display packed in to the thinnest iPhone design yet at

  • iTunes Scam Unveiled
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    iTunes Scam Unveiled

    Denver White, a part-time DJ who resides in the UK, has become embroiled in a massive iTunes scam that saw him sell more tracks than Madonna.

  • Apple Launches The ‘New’ iPad (Retina Display) And Apple TV 1080p
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    Apple Launches The ‘New’ iPad (Retina Display) And Apple TV 1080p

    Apple introduced their ‘new’ iPad last night (and not predictably named iPad3). With this next generation of their popular tablet device they claim it will “redefine the category Apple created”. They also launched a new Apple TV, which will offer true 1080p streaming to your television as well as an iOS style icon interface. Just

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