The Fab Four's long-awaited digital debut on iTunes has come to pass. Yay. But CD's may still be a better deal.
The fact that all this attention was paid over making a bunch of old recordings available in yet another way tells us quite a bit about how things work in the music business these days.
There are still many famous bands and solo acts that refuse to put their music on Apple's iTunes store. Here's a look at a few of them.
Beatles' albums are priced at $12.99 each. Individual songs cost $1.29, same as the highest price tier for best-selling tracks from other artists.
Songs from The Beatles could debut on iTunes today, putting an end to one of the most popular Apple-related rumors, and a complicated history between the band and Apple.
Apple has opened its music-based social network to the web (sort of) with Twitter integration...but is it enough?
Why Apple is e-mailing users in an attempt to make iTunes social network 'Ping' happen.
Apple is changing its iTunes song samples to 90-second clips...why not go all the way and let users sample the entire song before buying?
Apple hopes the move will boost sales, but some record labels might pull their music from the store because the increase is an opt-in service.