Apple said to be racing to ink film, TV show deals for iCloud

“Feature films could be part of Apple’s iCloud launch next week,” Greg Sandoval reports for CNET.

“In the past several weeks, Apple executives have stepped up their attempts to convince some of the major Hollywood film studios to issue licenses that would enable Apple to store its customers’ movies on the company’s servers, two sources close to the negotiations told CNET,” Sandoval reports. “Apple began discussing a cloud service with the studios over a year ago.”

Sandoval reports, “Film industry sources say that there’s nothing to worry about, that a deal with Time Warner to relax the HBO window will get done. But can something be completed before June 6?”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]

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