Downloads: music to Nokia's ears…

Wilson, Richard
August 2006
Electronics Weekly;8/16/2006, Issue 2254, p3
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significance of acquisition of Loudeye Technologies Inc. by Nokia Corp. for $60m. New types of mobile music devices will be offered by Nokia following the acquisition. According to predictions, the number of music downloaders will be more than 50 million by 2010. A range of digital music formats is already being supported by Nokia's existing music playing hand-sets. Loudeye's acquisition reflects that the future of iPod and iTunes is not bright.


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