During the San Francisco Keynote, Mr Jobs played some Beatles music for us. As I was taking notes I wondered if this was fore-shadowing to an announcement of iTunes adding the Beatles catalog to their offerings. Obviously nothing else was announced that day, or that week.
But now there’s word from MacWorld Magazine (UK), that a deal may have been reached – or nearly reached – that may have the Beatles songs available in the iTunes store as soon as Valentines day (February 14th).
This would be a nice move for all those huge Beatles fans out there. But would also be nice as an end to the ugliness over Apple infringing upon Beatles (Apple Corps label) territory by using their name in the music industry, a la iTunes Store.
We’ll keep you posted as this solidifies (or vanishes into thin air).