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Mix: Audible, Fifth Avenue, Britney, BitTorrent, Clickwheel

Audible.com said nearly a quarter of its first-quarter revenues came from sales of content through the iTunes Music Store. Audbile CEO Don Katz said iTunes sales totaled $4.4 million, or 23% of revenues. Revenue from the Music Store “has been growing like crazy,” Katz said.

Apple will open its new flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City on Friday, May 19th. The new store features a unique glass cube-shaped entrance that leads down into the store.

Britney Spears says she is the only member of her family who doesn’t own an iPod. “My husband has an iPod and my sister has one in hot pink—we need to get me an iPod,” she said. “Everybody has one but me.” [via Macworld UK]

Reuters reports: “Warner Bros.‘s video unit on Tuesday unveiled plans to sell movies and television shows to BitTorrent Inc. for legal downloads from the Web site that was once blamed for aiding the swapping of illegally copied films and programs.”

Clickwheel distributes artists’ comics in an iPod-ready format. Clickwheel’s first features are the movie-themed gag strip “Joe Loves Crappy Movies” by Joseph Dunn; the punning gag strip “Silent Kimbly” by Ryan Sias; the fantasy sitcom “Sebo” by Jamie Robertson; Colin White’s autobiographical “Colin White Comix”; and Joe Alterio’s youth-and-quest story “Fading Fast.”

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Comments

1

Yes Britney, we already knew you were too dumb to use the easiest-to-use MP3 player ever, you didn’t need to confirm it ;)

Posted by Josh Powell in VA on May 11, 2006 at 12:55 PM (CDT)

2

LOL that’s good Josh. I was surprised that they finally heard about the warner bros. and bit torrent deal. It’s been up for at least a half a week.

Posted by Jonathan Keim on May 11, 2006 at 3:17 PM (CDT)

3

man, Josh, you are absolutely correct.

does any1 know if Jobs gonna announce any new products on may 19th?

Posted by joe on May 11, 2006 at 4:20 PM (CDT)

4

Whatever Josh.

Britneys awesome! And congrats to her and Kevin on their new baby =]

Posted by Jesse on May 11, 2006 at 5:23 PM (CDT)

5

Yes, Britney…congrats on another baby you’ll probably drop on the floor or kill with your reckless driving.

Posted by no one you know on May 11, 2006 at 6:19 PM (CDT)

6

Well. I am not the real britney spears but my name is really britney spears.Antways she already has an ipod video. Its been in pictures on magazines!

Posted by Britney Spears on May 11, 2006 at 7:38 PM (CDT)

7

haha ‘no one you know’

seriously, shes a good mom, if you had about 10 cars on your ass you would of had done the same thing.

Posted by Jesse on May 11, 2006 at 9:38 PM (CDT)

8

She most likely does have one…but has been trying to straighten her hair with it :P

Posted by CODACAT on May 11, 2006 at 10:43 PM (CDT)

9

That’s great codacat! :D

Josh

Posted by Josh Powell in VA on May 12, 2006 at 5:07 PM (CDT)

10

iBritney: Just like using an iPod, easy.

Posted by Chahk on May 13, 2006 at 9:40 AM (CDT)

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