updated 11:30 am EDT, Fri July 15, 2005
iTMS for Japan
Apple will in the middle of August, according to a printed newsletter sent to some users. The newsletter, from Japanese record label Toshiba, said that Apple has plans to launch a Japanese version of its popular iTunes Music Store near August 14th. An earlier report said that major Japanese record companies, including Columbia Music Entertainment, Avex Group Holdings and Toshiba-EMI have already agreed to provide songs for the service launch this August, but that Sony Music Entertainment of Japan had yet to come to terms with Apple.