Sony has eked out a small victory against Apple in the market for portable music players.
Sales of Sony's Walkman line beat those of Apple's iPod line in Japan for the month of August, according to survey results released Thursday by BCN, a Tokyo-based research firm. During August, Sony took a 47.8 percent share of the portable music player market, while Apple captured 44 percent.
This marks the first time that Sony has inched ahead of Apple in a monthly tally since BCN began its surveys in 2001.
If it sounds like you've heard this news … Read more