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Microsoft Sets Sights On iTunes


Does Microsoft even know what they are up against?  It’s as if they still consider Apple to be a “garage based” company in some kid’s basement. iTunes isn’t exactly some garage-based idea.  It’s a big chunk of the legal music download industry. Is the Goliath of the software industry taking the wrong approach?

Microsoft is planning to bolster its own online song store with a new subscription service later this year as well as is “considering a more direct attack on Apple, seeking rights from copyright holders to give subscribers a Microsoft-formatted version of any song purchased from iTunes so they can be played on devices other than an iPod…

Read More | MacNN.com


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