Thursday September 23, 2004 9:03 am
Sony Gets Into the MP3 Act
Looks like Sony has finally faced the hard facts of the digital music business, and is making a major shift in support for the MP3 format. The company plans to introduce new music players that support the format in Europe as early as this year. Sony's also looking to allow owners of its current models to get MP3-compatibility via software upgrades. Sony can be pretty stubborn when it comes to propietary media. Just look at their Memory Sticks and the MiniDiscs. Good to see that their coming to their senses, in a move that should help them improve their position against rivals such as Apple.
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