PlayReady will share content between devices.
Microsoft's no longer pushing the Windows Media platform as hard as it once did, but is still big on selling DRM.
The software maker says the next version of the Adobe Flash rival will support digitally protected content even in offline mode.
Netflix's Watch Instantly service is now available on Macs with the use of Microsoft's Silverlight technology. So how does it stack up?
In a battle to topple Adobe Systems' Flash, Microsoft is wooing broadcasters and developers to make Silverlight prevalent on the Web.
Omnifone today launched MusicStation Max -- a mobile phone music download service that offers 'free' unlimited downloads of music from Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner
Next year, when you buy certain Nokia phones, you'll get "free" access to an unlimited music downloads.
Catch the latest cell phone news from the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.