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Apple's iTunes In the Cloud to be Called iCloud?

Apple's reportedly may have paid as much as $4.5 million to acquire the name from Xcerion, a company that runs a free Webtop and online file storage service.

iTunes Cloud Music Service to Start Free, Then Charge

Apple hasn't revealed the exact price it is planning to charge for an annual subscription to the service.

Apple iTunes Cloud Service Nearing Release, Report Says

Apple appears closer than rival Google when it comes to launching a cloud-based music streaming service.

Apple Releases iTunes 10.2.2

The update includes fixes for syncing with iOS devices and problems with video previews in the iTunes store.

Google Buys PushLife to Challenge iTunes

The battle for convenience in smartphone music management is just beginning, and Google is building its arsenal.


20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 1

The Internet changed our lives, but what made the Internet into what it is today? We look at 20 historic events--good and bad--including the first online game, early banner ads, modems, Wi-Fi, Craigslist, and more.

20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 2

We continue to look at the events that made the Internet into what it is today. In this part we examine blogs, Napster, Skype, online books, Facebook, and more.

Ping May Be Chipping Away at Your Battery Life

It appears that the service, which was added in iOS 4.3 on iOS devices, is placing an additional strain on battery life, and users are seemingly not too happy about it.


Google Music: iTunes Rival May Soon Launch

The service is reportedly being tested, and it is expected to be part of a social networking platform that the search engine giant is creating.

Cutting the Cord: Milestones of Mobile Computing

From the Busicom LE-120A calculator to the Apple iPad, we love tech gadgets that free us from our desks. Here are some of the most important portables we've toted around over the past 30 years.