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Mix: Japan share, Macworld Expo, UDI spec, iTunes flaw

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By LC Angell

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Published: Thursday, December 22, 2005
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As of November, the iPod had approximately 60 percent share of Japan’s digital music player market, according to Tokyo-based WebBCN Ranking. Sony has fallen to just under 10 percent of the market.

Amanda Cantrell of CNN/Money has written a round up of what Apple watchers are expecting to be introduced at next month’s Macworld Expo.

Several electronics companies, including Apple and Intel, are working on a new standard for connecting computers to high-definition TVs and other consumer-electronics products. The new specification is known as the unified display interface, or UDI.

An independent security researcher has provided further details on a security flaw in Apple’s iTunes and QuickTime software that could put systems running Windows and Mac OS X at risk of attack.

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This 60% market share of Japan’s DMP-market doesn’t surprise me at all. Walking around Nagoya, all you see are white earbuds. Maybe more than most places, the iPod has definitely become a status symbol here in Nagoya, amongst the Louis Vutton bags and Armani.

Posted by Steven on December 22, 2005 at 10:05 PM (PDT)

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Security flaws should be eliminated BEFORE a program is available for download. Come on, Apple! You’re beginning to go down the road of Microsoft.

Posted by Jack on December 25, 2005 at 4:21 PM (PDT)

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