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CRN: Microsoft Plans To Fold Secure Media Player Into Windows

May 28, 1999, 20:58 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Ricadela)

Thanks to dmitchell for this link.

"While the high-tech, recording and consumer electronics industries seek a standard for selling secure digital music over the Web,Microsoft Corp. is plotting a course for folding its alternative into the Windows operating system."

"Gary Schare, lead product manager for Windows Media Technologies, said Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., will include its technology in the next consumer version of Windows, slated to ship next year, as well as in Windows 2000, the corporate OS slated to be shipped by the end of the year."

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