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ITunes Turns 10: How Apple revolutionized the music industry

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Steve Jobs, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., announces the release of new upgrades in the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPod Touch, and iTunes at a press conference in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. Jobs also announced the release of the new iTV which replaces the larger, more expensive Apple TV. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

Regardless of how you feel about Apple or iTunes, one thing that's certain is it changed the face of the music industry when it's popular online store was introduced ten years ago.

Steve Knopper, contributing editor for Rolling Stone and author of "Appetite for Self Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age."
 

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