“I do believe Amazon and Google will do something serious,” the chief executive of one large music company told the Financial Times. “We have had active communications in the last 60 days.”Google says it has no plans at this time to develop an online music store and also denied rumours that it would takeover Napster.
Amazon was further advanced than Google in its plans, he said, and could launch a download service as early as the second quarter of this year. Google had “very serious” discussions with the music industry late last year, he said, but these are now moving more slowly.
Amazon and Google to break Apple's iTunes?
Posted on Monday, Feb 13 2006 @ 19:47 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck