Microsoft Looks To Improve Windows Mobile Music

by admin June 7, 2008 at 3:13 pm

Looking to take on the iPhone, a Microsoft exec said mobile music will be a huge business opportunity.

Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) is well aware that one of the key allures of Apple’s iPhone is its music-playing abilities. To counteract that, the software giant said it will focus on improving the music features on its Windows Mobile operating system for smartphones.

“One thing that Apple has leveraged on is the music scenario, and I think that is something the operators and ourselves are partnering on, just to make sure that consumers can use live music in the best way,” Andy Lees, senior VP of Microsoft’s Mobile Business Communication, told Reuters.

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