Apple's iTune goes gold in four days. 1 Million songs sold.

Just four days after launch of iTunes Japan, Apple has sold over 1 million tunes with only 15 record labels signed. Sony has not come on board yet, but the two are in talks. This is something of a surprise as Sony has begun releasing CDs with a copy protection scheme that makes it unusable by iPod owners. The CDs are reportedly selling well, but the iPod crowd has been seen carrying pitchforks and torches to Sony.

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About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.