Microsoft vs Apple: Tensions rise

Does Microsoft have the clout with Windows Media 9 to knock MPEG-4 and Apple Quicktime for six? A ZDNet UK News Focus

NEWS:
Microsoft casts its shadow over Macworld
Tues 16 July:
As Apple fans and customers head for Macworld in New York, Microsoft is making some product announcements of its own Apple launches QuickTime 6
Tues 16 July:
The final version of Apple's digital media software sees the light of day, a sign that a spat over MPEG-4 fees are over. Now it's got Microsoft's Windows Media 9 to worry about Microsoft readies Media Center PCs
Tues 16 July:
A new version of Windows XP, arriving late this year, will put the PC's media features under the user's thumb MS sees digital media tech as key to sales
Tues 16 July:
Microsoft is taking on MPEG-4 in the digital media market, aiming to use Windows Media 9 to sell software for servers and embedded devices
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