Google, Apple, and Amazon all pursued licensing deals for The Beatles music, according to a published report.
The New York Post wrote today that all three of the digital powers were in the running, but Apple triumphed. Apple announced Tuesday that iTunes would start offering The Beatles catalog for download. Beatles songs will be available at iTunes through 2011. The financial terms of the deal were not released
According to the Post, Roger Faxon, EMI's CEO, initiated the talks and helped convince Apple Corp., the Beatles' business management company, to sign off on a digital agreement.
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