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Darius Wey
11-20-2006, 01:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/0,1000000121,39284766,00.htm' target='_blank'>http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/0,1000000121,39284766,00.htm</a><br /><br /></div><em>&quot;Bill Gates knows that when it comes to the Zune, Microsoft has some catching up to do. The success of the iPod has been described as &quot;phenomenal, unbelievable, fantastic&quot;. And that was just Gates talking about it on Wednesday. But despite catching up, Gates thinks that Microsoft can win some pocket share for its own media player, over time. While today's music players are largely islands, the Microsoft chairman paints a picture of a future in which all manner of devices - from cars to music players to digital cameras - all share data.&quot;<br /></em><br /><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/zt/2006/wey-20061120-billgates.jpg" alt="" /><br /><br />ZDNet has posted the <a href="http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/0,1000000121,39284766,00.htm" target="_blank">first part</a> of a two-part interview with Bill Gates, who talks about Zune and where it fits in Microsoft's vision of connected entertainment, and what's new in Office 2007. Worth a read!