Day: July 24, 2010

Live Beatles track available at iTunes

Live Beatles track available at iTunes A special live performance of Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s ‘Across The Universe’ will be available on iTunes, with proceeds going to the tsunami relief. The performance will take place at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. U2’s Bono, Steve Wonder, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, and others will participate in the performance, writes Macminute. The track will cost 99 cents in the US. Whether it will be available to download in the UK has not yet been...

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Pixar’s profits rocket

Pixar’s profits rocket Reuters reports that Pixar Animation Studios announced better than expected first-quarter results yesterday. The profits were boosted by the success of hit movie Toy Story 2, which included popular characters such as Buzz Lightyear (left). The company made $26.3 million net profit, or 53 cents a share – like Apple, this was in excess of analysts expectations. Pixar is Apple’s Steve Jobs’ other important company. Reuters reports that Joe Roth, formerly of Walt Disney has now joined Pixar’s board of directors. Roth recently resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios, while there he was involved in...

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