Saturday, December 11, 2004

WHERE APPLE OUTSMARTS NAPSTER: The big problem for companies planning to sell music downloads is that a large, lucrative market has no access to credit cards and that makes selling to them a tricky proposition. Napster's solution is to offer a complicated series of cards that you can trot into a nearby town and purchase, take back to your computer and use to access their music library. Apple, meanwhile, have done a deal with PayPal to take micropayments. The first half a million sign-ups will get five songs free, too.

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