Microsoft preparing iPod and iTunes rival

Posted on Saturday, Jun 17 2006 @ 01:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to Reuters, Microsoft is laying the groundwork to compete against Apple's iPod and iTunes:
Microsoft has held licensing discussions with the music industry to create its own music service, the sources told Reuters.

The Redmond, Washington-based developer of software that runs most of the world's PCs is also demonstrating an entertainment device that plays videos and music, the sources said.

It is unclear when Microsoft plans to launch, they said.
Source: Reuters.


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