CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Christmas Gift Guide
Internet

Net music's latest players

The Net music landscape shifts again, as Philips Electronics hypes its portable MP3 player and RealNetworks teams with Warner Music in the latest marriage of a Net firm with a major music label.

 

  latest developments 

The Net music landscape shifts again, as Philips Electronics hypes its portable MP3 player and RealNetworks teams with Warner Music in the latest marriage of a Net firm with a major music label.

"Every large consumer electronics company is very interested in the emerging category of digital media."

- Kevin Hause, analyst, International Data Corporation

 


Philips joins MP3 player market
Philips Electronics plans to launch a new portable digital music player next year, marking the company's entrance into the burgeoning digital music market.

Real teams with Warner for music downloads
RealNetworks becomes the latest technology firm to join up with a major record company in an online music effort.

RealNetworks turns up volume on RealJukebox
RealNetworks says it will begin selling an upgrade to RealJukebox, its popular free computer software for recording digital music.

previous coverage
Lycos shakes on Sonique maker buy
The popular Internet service announces that it purchased Internet Music Distribution, which makes an audio player for people to listen to music downloaded from the Internet.

Music industry settles Diamond music player suit
The music industry settles its federal lawsuit against Diamond Multimedia Systems, formally ending a campaign to block the company from selling its Rio portable Internet music players.