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Apple Pushing Networks to Cut iTunes TV Prices to 99 Cents a Show

Apparently, Apple's feeling pretty generous "aggressive" lately price-wise. Citing "three people familiar with the proposal," Variety's reporting that Apple's "mulling" chopping the price of TV shows down to 99 cents an episode. Naturally, the networks aren't exactly thrilled with the less-than-modest proposal. So why… »9/07/07 11:32am9/07/07 11:32am

MGM and UA On Board iTunes Now, First 720p Movies in the Offing?

Something's afoot on the iTunes store. First we notice MGM/United Artists (MGM/UA) movies start showing up on the store in the New Releases area, with a few MGM flicks on board, albeit moldy oldies such as Mad Max, Rocky, Dances with Wolves and Robocop. United Artists (which is actually an MGM company) so far checks… »4/11/07 12:23pm4/11/07 12:23pm

Another Clueless Eurobureaucrat Wants Apple To Open iTunes

Rather than focusing on kicking all the european RIAA-equivalents' butt, the useless European Union bureaucrats continue to spend money on pointless stuff, like pressuring Apple to open the iTunes Music Store's DRM system. At least according to EU Consumer Protection Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who thinks that… »3/12/07 10:55am3/12/07 10:55am

Universal Embraces Simple CDs To Compete With iTunes: Now Less For More!

The big music companies sure must hate the Fraunhofer Institute for creating the MP3 codec. As we all know, MP3s, burning CDs and, more recently, legal downloads have turned the industry on its head and caused executives to starve inside of their ivory towers. Over in the UK, Universal is trying to right this… »7/05/06 11:21am7/05/06 11:21am