The Apple Store blog ifoapplestore reports that 62 of its 164 U.S. retail stores (38%) will not have supplies of iPhones today on Monday.Meanwhile, Universal seems quite discontent with Apple's iTunes system and despite the fact that it might be the only thing making decent money for music companies (and a very recent 500,000 new subscribers ;) have decided to go it alone.... Digital Lifestyles site reports:Music mega retailed HMV has announced that it will start selling “DRM-free” digital downloads from September 2007.Over one million “DRM-free” tracks will be available for download at launch, including EMI’s full catalogue with big names like Coldplay, Lily Allen, Gorillaz and Robbie Williams.

This weekend, some folk have guestimated that Apple have sold over half a million iPhones – which seems a rather a lot. And maybe the fastest selling gadget in history? The Apple Store blog ifoapplestore reports that 62 of its 164 U.S. retail stores (38%) will not have supplies of iPhones today on Monday.

Meanwhile, Universal seems quite discontent with Apple’s iTunes system and despite the fact that it might be the only thing making decent money for music companies (and a very recent 500,000 new subscribers ;) have decided to go it alone. The NY Times says the matter is still at negotiation but:

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