Apple in talks with media giants to rent TV shows-report

* Apple in talks with News Corp, CBS, Walt Disney – report

* Stream TV shows for 99 cents – report

* New version of Touch expected – report

NEW YORK, Aug 24 (BestGrowthStock) – Apple Inc (Read more about Apple stock future.) (AAPL.O: ) is in talks
with several media conglomerates to allow consumers to rent TV
shows through iTunes according to a report in Bloomberg on
Tuesday, which cited three unnamed sources familiar with the
situation.

Apple is in serious discussions with News Corp (NWSA.O: ) to
allow viewers to rent programming from its Fox network for 48
hours, the report said, adding that Walt Disney (DIS.N: ) and CBS
(CBS.N: ) are in talks with Apple as well.

Representatives from Apple, Walt Disney, News Corp and CBS
declined to comment.

Apple is set to unveil a new version of Touch with a higher
resolution screen, the report said.

Rumors of Apple’s plan first surfaced earlier this summer
on the web site NewTeeVee.

(Reporting by Jennifer Saba; editing by Bernard Orr)

Apple in talks with media giants to rent TV shows-report