Adam Satariano Apple has unveiled a new version of its iTunes media service, overhauling its look and feel while integrating it more closely with the company's iCloud internet-storage service.
Amazon says its 22-million song music catalogue is now "optimised" for users of Apple devices, making it easier for iPhone owners to circumvent the iTunes Store.
Apple has announced that the number of digital songs downloaded from its iTunes Music Store has topped 25 billion.
Poornima Gupta and Ronald Grover Apple has held talks with Beats on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, sources say.
Chris Taylor Apple is unintentionally censoring rap music and other explicit tracks downloaded using its iTunes Match service — by replacing them with the clean versions of the same songs.
Apple is planning a September 1 event at which the company is expected to unveil an updated iPod line-up.
Modern musicians are turning to the internet to settle their scores, writes Anthony Clarke.
Fran Berkman Headphones have come a long way in the past 100 years, revolutionising the way we consume media and the way we communicate.
James Manning Microsoft has revamped its subscription music service with the launch of Xbox Music.
Mark Sweney The former Universal mobile chief reveals his frustration with MTV, and explains why no one need own music if his site succeeds.
Miles Weiss Rock singer Neil Young has raised $500,000 from an investment group to launch a high-fidelity format for downloading music.
Farhad Manjoo iTunes 11 did not arrive on time. Apple had promised to deliver the next version of its music-management program in October.
Amazon.com has launched a service that gives CD buyers instant copies of music in the cloud in a major challenge to Apple's iTunes shop.
Adam Turner For a flat monthly fee, online services open a world of music options.
Bleeding Edge Telstra-MOG will put 14 million tracks at your disposal for a monthly fee.
Katie Cincotta Kick tinkling bells to the kerb and liven up your mobile's ring, writes Katie Cincotta.
Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally.
Adam Turner Subscription service Spotify has joined the fight for supremacy in the online music market.
Jenneth Orantia Music downloads are responsible for CD sales plummeting. Now music fans seem content to simply hear, not own, their collection of tunes.
Microsoft plans an expansive Xbox music service joining Spotify-style streaming with download and online-storage functions similar to Apple's iTunes.