iPods vs. everything else: An audio quality arms race? More like a fashion arms race
by DAVID BERLIND
ZDNet, publication date: 23 October 2006
"Of the bunch though, Microsoft is probably the only one with (1) the killer instinct, (2) a need to do some sort of bet-the-company move (all technology roads eventually lead to the company with the leading digital rights management system and Microsoft knows that it has to be that company), and (3) the advertising budget. "