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Digital media in season for Apple

roundup The computer maker dishes up a rack-mounted server for corporate buyers and digital media companies, and it scoops up music software maker Emagic.

The company announces a rack-mounted server for corporate buyers and digital media companies. It also acquires music software maker Emagic as it builds a stable of software for creating multimedia and movie special effects for its Macintosh technology.

Rack-mounted server steps onstage
Xserve shipments begin as Apple looks to bolster its position in the corporate market and with companies interested in delivering digital media content over the Web.
July 1, 2002 
Apple creates duet with software maker
The company is singing a new tune with the acquisition of Emagic, which makes production software for professional musicians.
July 1, 2002 

previous coverage
Digital media: Will Microsoft win again?
A brewing battle could determine whether consumers are locked into formats controlled by Microsoft or have access to more open standards championed by competitors.
June 25, 2002 
iPod-Windows link getting stronger
update Software maker MediaFour readies XPlay, its first Windows application for connecting PCs with Apple's iPod digital music player.
June 21, 2002 
Apple grabs another video software firm
Making its latest in a string of acquisitions in the digital video software arena, Apple quietly acquires the technology of Prismo Graphics.
June 21, 2002