Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Microsoft reportedly is pulling the plug on new versions of Zune, the portable media player that the company hoped would become a strong rival to Apple's iPod. According to published reports, Microsoft will instead focus on getting Zune software onto smartphones, particularly those that run the company's Windows operating system. Microsoft declined to comment on the reports. ClipSyndicate (3/15), Reuters (3/14), CES News.