David Becker

iTunes walks with the Dead

The long, strange trip of acid rock icons the Grateful Dead has made a pit stop in cyberspace, with the band now selling digital downloads of key live recordings. Jerry Garcia, former Grateful Dead front man The band announced Tuesday that digital versions of the recordings are now available through Apple Computer’s iTunes service and …

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Beatles group sues Apple over trademark

A representative for Apple Corps, the corporate face of rock icons The Beatles, said Friday that the company has sued Apple Computer over its iTunes service, in a sequel to a previous trademark dispute. Geoff Baker, spokesman for Apple Corps, confirmed the suit was filed two months ago in London High Court. He referred further questions to a statement put …

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