Apple may start taking a smaller cut of App Store and iTunes sales

Apple is in talk with media companies to reduce its cut of App Store and iTunes sales, according to a report. It'd mark the first time the company has done so since it introduced the 70/30 revenue split in 2003.
Movies & TV

One place you won’t find the Steve Jobs trailer: Apple’s site

Does Apple have something against the new Steve Jobs film? Perhaps Tim Cook preferred Christian Bale for the lead role? Whatever the reason, you can't find the movie trailer on the iTunes site.

Taylor Swift is right: Music can’t survive if you don’t pay for it

Music has never been a steady path to fortune, but ad-supported streaming services like Pandora and Spotify are making it harder and harder for all but superstar musicians to survive.

Apple security update seems to have killed iTunes on Windows XP

Now there's yet another reason to move on from Windows XP. In a security protocol update for the iTunes store, it looks like Apple has killed support for the 13-year-old operating system.

Huge outage hits Apple storefronts, including iTunes, iBooks, App Store

Apple's digital storefronts are experiencing unplanned downtime, according to a post on the company's website. The iTunes, App Store, Mac App Store, and other storefronts are not working. Apple is working on the issue.

Spotify beware: Apple’s cheaper streaming music service launches in June

After much speculation from an ever-spinning rumor mill, Apple's plans for Beats Music have been broken wide open. Boasting many of the same features as Spotify and tailored for the iTunes crowd, the service could be an instant juggernaut.
Home Theater

Just like meth, your first taste of Better Call Saul is free

You can get your first taste of Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul, for free on iTunes and Amazon.

Apple starts offering free content via new section in its iTunes store

Apple recently did away with its weekly offer of a free music track on iTunes, though U.S.-based users can from this week access a new section of the online store offering a bunch of free songs as well as episodes from recent TV shows.

Apple grants Europeans 14-day refund window for iTunes and App Store purchases

Apple will refund customers on iTunes and App Store purchases made within 14 days. The refunds only apply in select European countries, so U.S. customers are stuck dealing with iTunes Support.
Movies & TV

The Interview lands on iTunes following YouTube and Xbox Video release

Following in the footsteps of Google and Microsoft, Apple has decided to make The Interview available online via iTunes. Sony said on Sunday the movie has so far generated $15 million in revenue via online channels.

This Week in Music: The week of the mixtapes and comebacks with Wale, Miguel and More

New music is dropping all the time. It's time to get some new tunes in your ears. Here are the best new releases this week, including Wale, Blue Hawaii, Miguel brand new singles from Erick Sermon and Jodeci, and more!

Apple prevails in antitrust lawsuit with a unanimous decision

A jury unanimously decided in favor of Apple in the tech giant's antitrust lawsuit over tactics of restricting iPod and iTunes compatibility with competitors.