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2 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Correction: Music-U2-iTunes story

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7 hrs ago | Live Music Blog

Here's How You Remove that U2 Album from iTunes

Who knew the absolute shit-show that would have resulted from this "big moment in music history" that we're all now a part of . So U2 gives away an album via iTunes, which doesn't seem like much of a big deal, but their execution in the giveaway was quite flawed by pushing the album onto everyone's device with or without their explicit permission.

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11 hrs ago | Createdigitalmusic.com

Apple's One-Click Link to Remove Unwanted U2 from iTunes Marks a Textbook Marketing Fail

Musical tastes are personal. And it seems that force-feeding people a new album from U2, unsolicited, doesn't go over well.

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Related Topix: Marketing, iCloud, Science / Technology

15 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Apple releases ban-Bono tool after customers complain of free music

Apple has provided a tool to customers who want to delete the free U2 album that the company automatically downloaded to their devices. Apple today provided a tool to customers who want to delete the free U2 album, Songs of Innocence, that the company automatically downloaded to their iPhones and other devices.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, Downloads, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, iCloud, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Mac Observer

Apple Offers U2 Removal Tool for People Angry about Free Album

Apple on Monday released SOI Removal , a one-click tool for removing Songs of Innocence , the free U2 album the company gave its customers . This was necessary, apparently, because a vocal number of entitled, narcissistic gits found whinging about free music easier than ignoring it, hiding it, or...gasp...not downloading it.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Manchester Journal

Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

The company issued a statement Monday from Senior Vice President Eddy Cue with the first usage numbers for the surprise "Songs of Freedom" release by the company. Apple gave the album to 500 million iTunes account holders last week during the company's iPhone 6 unveiling news conference.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iCloud, Science / Technology

Los Angeles Times

U2 returns to iTunes Top 100 -- 26 times

Apple CEO Tim Cook with Bono, the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. at the Apple product announcement last week. U2's invasion of iTunes libraries with the group's new album "Songs of Innocence" may not have put the Irish band back on top of the sales chart, but that doesn't mean the impact of last week's stunt can't be seen.

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Related Topix: Larry Mullen Jr., Pop/Rock, U2, Startups, Apple, iPhone, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Music, Entertainment

680News

Art from to marketing tool: U2′s freebie continues evolution of music business, LP format

Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a half-billion iTunes users for free, they've gotten an avalanche of publicity. But who's listening to it? The answer is still unclear.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, iCloud, Science / Technology

Ubergizmo

Vizzywig 4K App Launches On iTunes For A Jaw Dropping $999.99

Apps are priced differently as it will differ from developer to developer. Some apps, like those published by Square Enix, tends to be a bit on the pricey side, but for the most part apps cost about a dollar or so.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Gadgets

CIO

A Tribute (and Goodbye) to Apple's iPod Classic

CIO.com contributor Bill Snyder says the iPod and iTunes changed the music industry, but more importantly it changed Bill Snyder. The iPod changed my life for the better, and now that Apple has stopped selling the "classic" version , I thought I'd take a few minutes to say thanks and goodbye to this important device.

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Related Topix: Music Players, Science / Technology, Apple, iPod, Online Music, Startups

NEWS.com.au

Model to sue Apple over nude leak

A MODEL is to launch a class action against Apple after her iCloud account's security was breached twice and naked pictures put online. SCIENTISTS have invented a device that uses a magnet to strip bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, a potential lifeline in the treatment of sepsis.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Instagram

The Age

Free U2 album: delete it when you want, so why the whingeing?

So much of the discourse around the U2 album which landed in the accounts of millions of iTunes users last week has bordered on the ridiculous. It's akin to being given a plate of expensive food you didn't ask for: you can taste it and throw it out if you don't like it.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

iPhone cancer cluster killing workers

SCIENTISTS have invented a device that uses a magnet to strip bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, a potential lifeline in the treatment of sepsis. TECH giant Apple spent tens of millions on iTunes gifts for its users this week.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

RollingStone

U2 Back Catalog Sees Massive Sales Bump After 'Songs of Innocence'a Launch

After the massive surprise launch of their new album Songs of Innocence on Tuesday, U2 have seen a dramatic chart bump for their back catalog. An unprecedented number of U2's previous albums have now entered iTunes' album chart since the new record's launch.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, U2, Apple, Startups, Music, Entertainment

TechCrunch

Mobile Payments Are Finally A Reality Thanks To Apple

Editor's note: Robert McCarthy has designed, developed, researched and evangelized mobile products and technologies, with a focus on mobile and emerging payment eco-systems, for more than 15 A song lyric from "All That Jazz" comes to mind following Apple's big announcement about mobile payments on Tuesday: "Everything old is new again." Amid rumors and leaks surrounding the new Apple phone, operating system and peripherals, Apple clearly saw - and took advantage of - the looming perfect storm in mobile payments that's been swirling and growling on the horizon for the last few years.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Jazz, All that Jazz, iPhone

ABC News

Record Release Rundown: The Latest From U2, Ryan Adams and More

This week U2 dropped an album that we all have if we have iTunes, Ryan Adams released a self-titled album, Robert Plant explores adventurous rhythms on his latest release, Karen O plays us some of her "Crush Songs," Canadian rockers Sloan return with an adventurous concept album, R&B singer Jhene Aiko offers her second collection and New York's Interpol release their first album in 4 years. Fall may not have technically begun yet, but the release schedule is back into heavy swing and we have a great deal to discuss.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, U2, More, Rock-N-Roll, Online Music, Joshua Tree, CA, Entertainment

Billboard

Tyler, the Creator Not Pleased With Finding the New U2...

Tyler the Creator performs during day 3 of the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 8, 2014 in New York City. Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator wasn't too pleased after waking up and finding the new U2 album, Songs of Innocence , on his phone.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Block Island Times

Choose Latest Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 And iOS 7.1.1 Factory Unlock Apple iPhone 5s, 4s

If you are looking for jailbreak or unlock your iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 4S, 3GS, 3G on iOS 7 to latest iOS 7.1.1 on all modem basebands with Cydia installed, then you should probably consider a paid method, provided by the team iJU. This will be the best method to get your Apple device jailbroken or unlocked to get most out of your device that wasn't provided by the company.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook, iPhone, Apple, Startups, AT&T

Hispanic Business

Apple Reportedly Spent $100MM for Free U2 Album from iTunes

The iconic band U2 may have given 500 million iTunes users their latest album Songs of Innocence for free, but it reportedly cost Apple big. To release the band's album for free to iTunes users, Apple paid the band and Universal an unspecified fee as a blanket loyalty.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, U2, Startups, Apple

Silicon Alley Insider

Forget iTunes: Here's Why I Became A Huge Fan Of Redbox And Will Never Go Back

Netflix and other streaming-video platforms from Apple and Amazon all but destroyed the once-powerful entity known as the video store. However, streaming hasn't totally eliminated the market for physical DVD rentals.

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