Another day, another lawsuit against Apple -- only this time, it's not over patents or even the devices it makes, but rather Chinese animation content being sold in iTunes without a license from the company who owns it.
McDonald's isn't the only company claiming "billions served." The iTunes store has now sold over 25 billion songs. Over the past ten years, iTunes has forever changed the way we listen to and purchase music, and today's announcement seems to indicate Apple's digital distribution shows no signs of slowing down.
We're saving the big overnight news for standalone posts, but that doesn't mean there weren't a number of smaller and equally interesting stories kicking around on Wednesday. For streaming video fans we've got details on Redbox Instant by Verizon, the arrival of Amazon Instant Video on the iPhone and news of the iTunes Store's continued international expansion, and we've sprinkled a few other tales into this cauldron of news as well, so keep reading...
The holiday season is in full swing, so it's no surprise to see that Apple is updating its various services with holiday-themed content. However, an eagle-eyed Apple TV noted the curious appearance of holiday apps in a place where they shouldn't be.
It may not be the kind of big, well-promoted event we're used to from Apple, but a report claims Cupertino is heading to Moscow for an iTunes event on Tuesday evening which could finally bring the company's music offerings to Russians.
Labor Day (and the summer season) is now behind us, and things should start heating up this week in the tech world with new product announcements from Nokia, Motorola and Amazon. And hey, if the rumors of a September 12 Apple event are true, we should see invites going out to the media in the next 24-48 hours, too. Ponder that as we dive into your overnight recap for Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
It's Labor Day here in the United States, and that means the summer is pretty much over for most of us as kids head back to school and everyone starts looking ahead to the winter holiday season. It's also a relatively quiet day for tech news, but we managed to scrape up a few interesting stories from over the weekend so soak 'em up on this Monday, September 3, 2012.
With not one but two feature films now in development on the life of Steve Jobs, interest in the Apple co-founder continues unabated since his death last fall. If you'd rather watch the man himself speak, prepare to spend $3.99 on iTunes.