250 Results for



AOL MusicNet

Given MusicNet's annoying limitations, we can't recommend it--even for AOLers.

By March 20, 2003

2.5 stars Editors' rating March 20, 2003

Pricing not available


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Labels, tech owners sell MusicNet to VCs

Digital-music service gets infusion of capital, new owners, as big labels retreat from selling music directly on the Net.

By April 12, 2005