Apple Owns 26% of Music Sales – Is That a Bad Thing?

A recent article published in Billboard, then clarified in Fortune, mentions that iTunes has increased their market share of the music market, up from 21.42% in 2008 to 26.65% in 2009. The first glaring thing that I noticed here was in the first paragraph of the Fortune article: Songs streamed directly to cellphones, once touted […]

Apple Working on Cloud-Based iTunes?

There’s been a lot of talk recently about Apple bringing iTunes, music and video streaming to the cloud. They’re building a mammoth data center in North Carolina, they just bought Lala which is a streaming media service, and then there’s all this iPad talk. Now, CNET is reporting that Apple is working on letting iTunes […]