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Microsoft’s Allchin sought salvation from Window’s Media Player

A senior Microsoft Corp. executive was so frustrated by his experience with digital music players made by Microsoft's partners that he proposed turning to Apple Inc.'s iPod for salvation, documents made public as part of an Iowa antitrust case reveal.

AOL buys MusicNow, aims for top spot

Looking to boost its presence in the digital music market, America Online Inc. (AOL) has acquired music subscription provider MusicNow from Circuit City Stores Inc., AOL announced Thursday. The acquisition agreement was signed at the end of September and the deal, whose financial terms weren't disclosed, closed this week, AOL said.

Microsoft aims high with Media Center update

Striving to reignite interest in Windows XP, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday is slated to unveil the latest version of its Windows XP Media Center Edition operating system.

Real CEO says EU-MS ruling ‘right,’ may help lawsuit

With the sting of the European Commission's antitrust ruling against Microsoft Corp. still fresh, RealNetworks Inc. head Rob Glaser appeared in London on Wednesday endorsing the Commission's decision as more solid than the U.S. settlement, and predicting that it would aid his company's private suit against the software giant.

MS ANTITRUST : Sources: EU rejects Microsoft offer

The European Commission has rejected an offer from Microsoft Corp. to settle its long-running antitrust case, said people familiar with the situation on Tuesday.

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