Zune Software

  1. Microsoft to Preview Upcoming Music Service at E3: Report

    April 26, 2012 11:43 AM EDT operating system. The Zune Really Died A Year Ago http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry ...

  2. Slacker, iheartradio Among Windows Phone 7 Supported Apps

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT If you think that the new Windows Phone 7 smartphone platform will only feature Microsoft’s Zune digital music service, think again. During a lunch meeting, PR manager Brian Seitz showed off a model of the upcoming phone that featured a number of ...

  3. Zune To Replace MSN Music In U.K.

    September 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft will move its music service to the Zune Marketplace when the platform launches in the U.K. later this year. Zune Marketplace, which will also roll out across Europe, is for PCs, the new Windows Phone 7 and Xbox 360 games console. The Zun ...

  4. Zune Taps Music Reports

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Microsoft has tapped Music Reports to handle the publishing licensing activities for the Zune music service. Under the deal, Music Reports will administer all mechanical licensing and reporting responsibilities needed to allow Zune to sell and str ...

  5. Microsoft To Integrate Zune With Xbox 360

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft unveiled plans to integrate its Zune digital entertainment service with the highly popular Xbox 360 platform, in a move designed more to confirm rumors than to provide specifics. The company will also bring a new Zune device to market th ...

  6. Microsoft Restructures Zune Division

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Microsoft has restructured its Zune division. A report in CNET , based on an interview with Microsoft, details how the team is now split between hardware and software responsibilities. The latter is now under the purview of the Mediaroom and Media ...

  7. 6 Questions: Microsoft Exec Chris Stephenson

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Microsoft's Zune music player and subscription service have faced an uphill battle to capture a significant share of the Apple-dominated digital music market. But the company is nothing if not persistent. In an effort to draw more subscribers ...

  8. Zune Pass Opens Doors On Permanent Download Offer

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Starting today, Zune users subscribing to the $15 a month Zune Pass service will get to also keep 10 tracks a month of their choice as a permanent download. Previously the Zune Pass worked like any other subscription service, where users paid the ...

  9. Microsoft Confirms Zune Upgrades

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With its hand forced by a retail partner who it says inadvertently leaked details before its planned announcement date, Microsoft today confirmed several major upgrades to its Zune device in a surprise announcement the day before Apple is set to u ...

  10. Zune Pursuing Original Content

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft's Zune is looking to Hollywood to gain an edge on Apple's iPod. Microsoft executives have been making the rounds at talent agencies and production companies in recent months in hopes of licensing exclusive original video progra ...

  11. NBC, Zune Strike Content Deal

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After pulling its content from Apple's iTunes video service late last year, NBC has now stuck a content deal with Microsoft's Zune. The deal is part of a massive upgrade to the Zune video service, which now includes shows from Comedy Cen ...

  12. Zune's New Tune

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft's introduction of three new Zune devices, combined with an updated version of the Zune digital music service, suggests that the relatively lackluster response to the initial Zune offering has not fazed the computing giant from advan ...

  13. Zune Phone Next?

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Now that Apple has finally unveiled the much-rumored iPhone, the digerati sewing circle banter is moving on to Apple's competitor -- Microsoft. The early rumors are underway that Gates & Co. are developing a Zune phone. Microsoft confirme ...

  14. Exec Who Led Zune Launch Exits Microsoft

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Microsoft's J Allard, a key figure behind Microsoft's Zune launch, has taken over full responsibilities for the struggling digital music device and service in the wake of the departing corporate VP Bryan Lee. Lee announced his departure ...

  15. Zune To Hit Stores In November

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Price at $250. The Microsoft Zune music player will hit retail shelves Nov. 14, priced at $250. That price matches the cost of Apple's comparable 30GB iPod. Unlike the iPod, however, the Zune can share music files directly between devices, re ...

  16. EMI To Preload Videos On Microsoft's Zune

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seconds To Mars to be featured on player. EMI Group Plc said on Thursday (Aug. 17) it had signed a deal to provide preloaded music videos on Microsoft Corp.'s soon-to-launch Zune digital media player. The London-based company said the deal ...