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RIP: PlaysForSure 2004-2007

Microsoft concedes, as many predicted, that its Zune strategy can't happily coexist with a program designed to promote others' devices and services.

By Dec. 13, 2007

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PlaysForSure officially dead

Microsoft is getting rid of the PlaysForSure brand used to identify compatible digital media devices and services and is rolling the requirements into its Certified for Vista program.

By Dec. 12, 2007

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Dual goes beyond iPod

Dual goes beyond iPod

By Jan. 6, 2006

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Microsoft's Bach: We'd do Zune differently

Entertainment and Devices President Robbie Bach insists to financial analysts that, given a second chance, the company would still do the Zune.

By Jan. 8, 2009

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Would Microsoft kill Yahoo Music?

Disposal of 2-year-old MSN Music download service upon the launch of the Zune doesn't bode well for Yahoo Music, if the proposed acquisition goes through.

By Feb. 1, 2008

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Report: Microsoft to nix Zune branding

New reports say the company is in the process of phasing out its Zune brand in favor of placing its parts into other ongoing company efforts.

By Feb. 15, 2011

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Will Hollywood's 'UltraViolet' plan replace the DVD?

A group of film studios, consumer electronics companies, software makers, and ISPs say they are offering consumers an easier way to store, view, and access content. Critics say it's PlaysForSure all over again.

By Jan. 5, 2011

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Philips announces new Portable Media Center

Philips announces new Portable Media Center

By Jun. 14, 2006

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Samsung store in Europe

Microsoft's Zune killed the PlaysForSure initiative, and now Samsung is striking out with its own music store.

By Jul. 5, 2007