Music Store

  • iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges April 25, 2013

    New York: When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry - reeling from the effects of online piracy - was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out. "The sky was falling, and iTunes provided a place where...
  • Apple's iTunes sets record with 25 billion songs sold February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25-billionth song purchased on iTunes. Apple announced the sales milestone in a news release Wednesday. The company says Phillip Lupke of Germany purchased and downloaded Buch's song and will receive an...
  • Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war November 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: In recent weeks, Apple, Google and Amazon.com have each launched the missing puzzle piece in their wireless mobile music systems. Apple enabled storage and delivery of your songs over the Internet through iTunes Match. Google started selling music digitally. Amazon shipped an electronic-books device, called the Kindle Fire,...
  • Google music service faces big hurdles November 17, 2011

    New York: Social media and mobile communications will be the two big targets for Google Inc when it unveils a new music store for users on Wednesday, according to four people familiar with its plans. But the giant web search company's new music partners have already labelled the service "unexciting."...
  • Google opens online music store to US November 17, 2011

    Los Angeles: Google unveiled its much-anticipated digital music store on Wednesday, opening a new front in its battle with Apple to provide services over mobile devices. For the first time, Google Inc. will sell songs on the Android Market, its online store for apps, movies and books. The service is...
  • 'Google to unveil online music download store' November 16, 2011

    California: Google Inc is expected to unveil on Wednesday an online music download store featuring songs from three major music companies, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Sony Corp's Sony Music Entertainment, Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group and EMI Music are expected to have deals with...
  • Rahman strikes a chord as UK enjoys Indian music February 26, 2009

    Rahman's track for Slumdog Millionaire has hit the top of the charts in Britain. ...