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.
I read: Business Week