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Magnetosphere developers confirm iTunes link

While a senior member of Apple’s iTunes team was unable to tell me straight, word’s out now that Apple did indeed acquire Magnetosphere as the new visualiser within iTunes 8.

As I wrote on Tuesday, a highly senior iTunes Europe source refused to confirm the use of Magnetosphere in iTunes 8, instead saying, “We’re not the kind of company that buys in technologies.”

Apple purchased iTunes (then called SoundJam) from the now defunct Casady and Greene in 2000. To be fair, the senior chap may well have been speaking sardonically, or something.
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Apple preps new iTunes, iPod upgrades, more

Apple will next week host a special event on September 9, at which it is likely to unveil its new iPod range, a new version of iTunes and more – with the launch of the new iTunes Unlimited subscription service also seemingly highly probable.

The company is holding a special events in San Francisco and London. The invitation features an iPod looking screen and the words “Let’s Rock”, so it’s most likely Apple will use the occasion to introduce new products in its iPod range.
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