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Antitrust suit filed in 2005 accuses Apple of using DRM software to maintain a monopoly over both digital audio players and music downloads.
Apple's CEO will be called to testify in a deposition over an antitrust suit filed in 2005 over Apple's use of DRM software to prevent music from other companies from playing in the iPod.
First major outing of Hollywood's UltraViolet digital streaming effort shows the scheme for what it really is: DRM all over again, and a way to make you pay for content over and over, too.
AT&T announces it will acquire T-Mobile just as the wireless world gathers in Florida for the annual CTIA trade show. Also: Hackers exploit chink in Web's armor.
Apple's cloud-based music service is unlikely to debut before fall, sources say. Meanwhile, some studios are still reluctant to share HD films via iTunes.
According to online reports, Apple will soon license its FairPlay DRM to third-party accessory manufacturers, offering the possibility of better iTunes compatibility on a wider range of (non-Apple) products.
Apple may have secured deals with major book publishers, but the newspaper and magazine industry wants more control.
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.
Apple confirms the approval of the Spotify subscription music application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Donald Bell speculates on other services that may follow.