Billboard: Apple Sells 275,000 Songs in First 18 Hours

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Date: Thursday, May 1st, 2003, 00:00
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Brian Garrity of the Billboard Daily Bulletin (a daily two-page fax to the music industry) writes: “Observers are calling the launch of Apple Computer’s digital music service the iTunes Music Store an overwhelming success. The service, which went live Monday, sold an estimated 275,000 tracks at 99 cents apiece in its first 18 hours, according to major-label sources.”

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New iPod: Improved Functionality as a Portable HDD

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Date: Thursday, May 1st, 2003, 00:00
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Since there are no longer separate Mac and Windows versions of the iPod, I’m wondering whether the disk format is HFS+ or FAT32?

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Lose Yourself in the Music (the iTunes Music Store that is!)

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Date: Thursday, May 1st, 2003, 00:00
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Like Keanu Reeves in his many roles, on Monday all I could utter was, ?Whoa.? Apple’s thrown themselves into the Music Distribution business, and in a typical Apple move it was executed with finesse, usability and a general appeal that is going to be hard to ignore.

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