Vivendi's Universal Music Group rocks the iTunes boat

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Universal has sent Apple a notification indicating that Universal will not renew its annual contract with iTunes.  Universal will continue to sell music by artists like Akon and U2 through iTunes, but the deal will be on a month to month basis.This move positions Universal to negotiate hard against Apple.  Universal will likely ask for special considerations, such as a higher price per song, special promotions, or the right to sell certain music via other venues instead of through the...Read Full Story