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MusicNet

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The iTunes Store turns 10: It's Apple's empire to lose

Apple's iTunes Store heads into its second decade on top -- and facing threats like it's never had before.

By April 25, 2013

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Was Napster or iTunes more influential?

The top few may be easy to name, but how would you round out the field? Read our picks and then decide for yourself.

By May 27, 2011

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Supreme Court won't block antitrust suit against labels

High court says an antitrust suit against major record companies can go forward. Consumer group says labels conspired to set Web music sales in early 2000s.

By January 10, 2011

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Microsoft on iTunes in 2003: 'We were smoked'

Groklaw uncovers a couple of e-mails from Bill Gates and then-Windows leader Jim Allchin revealing that Microsoft was worried about iTunes when it first launched.

By February 9, 2010

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MediaNet could power the online music revolution

The company's been around for years, but a recent change in strategy means any Web site can easily offer a huge catalog of tracks for streaming and playback, with no up-front fee. Get ready for music everywhere.

By December 4, 2009

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McDonald's, Toyota in harmony with MySpace Music

Here comes MySpace Music. Execs say some advertisers paid eight-figure sums to ally with service expected to launch this week. Can the service challenge iTunes?

By September 14, 2008

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Buzznet nabs new exec from TMZ

Alan Citron, a former journalist who most recently headed AOL's celebrity gossip outlet, will join the pop culture-centric social site as head of "special projects."

By August 19, 2008

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The recording industry should thank Apple

In an interview with "Wired Magazine," Universal Music Group CEO Doug Morris claims that the record industry didn't know what to do about the burgeoning digital music explosion. But the historical record suggests otherwise.

By November 27, 2007

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Nokia takes on Apple with music store

Following in Apple's footsteps, Nokia has announced Ovi, a set of online services for its mobile phones. But in chasing the hot new handset maker, Nokia threatens to alienate carriers.

By August 30, 2007

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DRM deathwatch

EMI is now offering DRM-less MP3 downloads through MediaNet.

By July 24, 2007