On Spotify’s US delays and Apple’s streaming future

With European success behind the firm, Spotify is planning to launch in the UK, even while fresh reports confirm (what we’ve been saying for some time) that the cash artists get from streaming services isn’t enough to justify prosecuting file-sharers. A Billboard analysis shows that even the amount of money […]

iPad Kindle-killer (ships March 26), iBookstore expansion plans, more… 1

Apple’s iPad will ship on Friday, March 26, reports claim, with special gifts for those who queue up overnight to pick one of the devices up at their local Apple Store and staff training beginning next week, The Examiner claims. Also AT&T on iPad market future; relax, production problems may […]

Apple wants video in the cloud, hates Amazon’s download deals, no Flash for US Virgin…. 2

A trio of overnight reports that seem worth a mention but already appear well-worn online – with Apple planning to store movies and TV shows in the cloud, iTunes team members trying to tempt labels away from free download deals with Amazon and Virgin America dumping Flash in a love […]

FT, many education apps to join Penguin in iPad app migration 1

The Financial Times and a plethora of education solutions seem set to join Penguin in a move to embrace the iPad as Pearson, the publisher behind both titles has confirmed it is making a shift to catch the digital wave with a range of iPad apps, including through its education […]

Amazon cut-price sale hits US and UK

This is a really good time to hit Amazon, with a slurry of discounts available now from the US and UK stores. Amazon in the US and the UK launch their Christmas/Black Friday sales, offering a series of compelling discounts across multiple categories. For example, in the UK, Amazon’s offering […]