iTunes Match may be a compromise for the music industry and P2P file sharing

Apple is trying to placate record labels by finding a way to find some profits from illegally downloaded music files.

MobileMe has one year to live: Apple shuts down service June 2012

We all knew it was coming, and now Apple has made it official by giving MobileMe users one more year with the service before iCloud fully takes over.

Apple iCloud: Everything you need to know

Apple's new iCloud service will allow users to sync content, including documents, photos and music, across multiple devices. Here's everything you need to know about what iCloud will and won't do, and how it could help change the landscape…

Apple WWDC 2011 announcements: Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud

Apple opens WWDC with news on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, iOS 5.0, iCloud...which can handle users' whole music libraries (purchased or not!) for $25 a year.

Apple fronting $100+ million to launch iCloud

Rumor has it that Apple is paying each of the four major music labels somewhere in the neighborhood of $25 to $50 million in advance payment to launch its iCloud music service.

Apple’s cloud music service scans user’s iTunes library for content, sources say

Apple's cloud-based music streaming service will reportedly scan each user's music library and then populate their streaming playlist with mirrored content, regardless of whether or not the source material comes from the iTunes Store.

Apple patent confirms cloud-based iTunes music service

The writing is on the wall: A new Apple patent confirms that the company has a cloud-based iTunes service in the work, and it includes some ingenious solutions to common media streaming problems.

Microsoft, Nokia, and more go after Apple’s App Store trademark

Microsoft, Nokia, HTC, and Sony Ericsson have all filed objections to Apple getting an App Store trademark in Europe.

The music industry reacts to Google Music

From the sounds of it, Google may have burned some bridges with record labels.

Condè Nast bringing The New Yorker and more to the iPad

Apple bags another quality publisher and will add a slew of new magazines and subscriptions to the iPad.

Rockstar Games partners with jazz label Verve Records for L.A. Noire remix project

Rockstar Games announces the soundtrack details for L.A. Noire, including a partnership with Verve Records on a six-song remix EP, L.A. Noire: Remixed.
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Spotify music download service launches in Europe with iPod support, free playlist syncing

Swedish music streaming service Spotify launches a major update, adding music downloads, free wireless playlist sync for mobile apps and support for iPod device management.