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Ten more years: What the future holds for iTunes Store

Sure, Apple has enjoyed a decade of success with the iTunes Store. But stepped-up competition and the changing attitudes of media consumers mean that iTunes and Apple will have to adapt.

Why the iTunes Store succeeded

Apple's ability to control all parts of the music experience—from where you downloaded songs to the devices you played them on—helped its iTunes offering succeed where other music services failed.

The iTunes Store at 10: How Apple reinvented the music business

It's been a decade since the iTunes Music Store first flung open its digital doors. All it has done since then is change the way we buy and listen to music.

Hands on: Twitter Music finds fresh tunes, but lacks crucial features

Twitter Music is finally here, bringing along a slick interface, excellent music discovery chops, and—alas—a very short memory.

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Remains of the Day: King of the world

Apple's still the king in digital music and raking in the moolah for PCs, but one trader loses big on the company.

Code Monkey comic

Interview: Jonathan Coulton and Greg Pak on their Kickstarter project 'Code Monkey'

JoCo teams up with Greg Pak to bring his signature songs to life in comic form.

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Pandora racks up 200 million listeners

The popular Internet radio company Pandora has swelled to more than 200 million listeners, doubling its user base in the last two years alone.

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Find free, cool music on SoundCloud

The Internet has no shortage of places offering streaming music these days. But few digital music destinations offer the unique selections you can find on SoundCloud.

Remains of the Day: Fool on the hill

Yes, yes, it's April Fool's Day. But here at the Remains of the Day, it's business as usual. So you can read about non-resellable MP3s, rumors about the next two iPhones, and Tim Cook's handsome, handsome yearbook photos without any fear that we're out to fool you.

Remains of the Day: Super password

Despite the patch for the latest Apple security hole, concerns remain about the company's track record in that arena. But, hey, can you really blame Apple, when it may be busy building a game controller and a streaming music service?