Microsoft On The Verge Of Launching iPod Rival

The iPod is king of the digital music world at the moment, and its share of the downloading market is so huge as to make any challenge seem Quixotic. But Microsoft is in the process of testing a portable player that it believes will seriously cut into Apple’s market share. “Microsoft has long coveted the market for handheld entertainment devices as the market for its core desktop software products becomes saturated.”