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The iTunes Store: Not just an also-ran

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Asymco's Horace Dediu crunches the numbers and determines that not only does the iTunes Store alone bring in revenue of around half of Google's search business, but it would also come in at rank at 130 on the Fortune 500 list.

iTunes 11.1.4 purportedly liberates your Wish List from the confines of the Store

Apple's latest minor update to iTunes addresses some issues and claims to bring your Wish List front and center.

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Apple, FTC settle over in-app purchases by minors

In a settlement with the FTC, Apple has agreed to make changes to its in-app purchase system as well as providing millions in refunds to customers whose children made unauthorized purchases.

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Apple announces 'Best of 2013' iTunes winners

As 2013 comes to a close, Apple has released its yearly 'best-of' list of iTunes content, setting forth what it believes are the best songs, movies, TV shows, books, and apps of the last twelve months.

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Surprise Beyonce album, Beatles bootleg tracks help iTunes keep streaming at bay

The "visual album" release comes days before Apple will reportedly release 59 previously obscure Beatles tracks. Does the aging download service have some life in it yet?

Get to know iOS 7: iTunes Store, App Store, and Newsstand

Though both the iTunes and App Store have significantly updated design schemes, both apps are functionally almost identical to their iOS 6 counterparts. Newsstand, meanwhile, gets a new look and the ability to hide inside a folder.

iTunes 11.1 brings iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, podcast stations, more

There's something for everyone in iTunes 11.1: iTunes Radio for music fans, Genius Shuffle for those who like to mix it up, and the new My Stations feature for podcast listeners.

Remains of the Day: More like Louis Leaky, if you know what I mean

Apple wins a monopoly case in court, a mysterious Apple TV update may be en route, and at last we can (partially) answer the question of where one blogger gets all these wonderful leaks?

The problem with Apple IDs

You use your Apple ID to buy music, movies, apps, and more from the iTunes Store. But Senior Contributor Kirk McElhearn says that Apple IDs are significantly flawed, and have been for a long while. Here's what he says Apple needs to fix.

Apple briefly sells entire Harry Potter collection for $10 in iTunes

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a sale on movie bundles in the iTunes Store. But at least one sale price was too good to be true.