Mix: MyCokeMusic, iPod killing, Netflix, PumpedforSummer
Coca-Cola said that it will be closing its British digital music service MyCokeMusic.com on July 31, after losing market share to Apple’s iTunes Music Store. As of November 2005, iTunes held a 54% share of the British online music market. MyCokeMusic was in 4th place with a 6% share, behind Napster and Wippit.com.
AP reports: “A teenager who was part of a gang that fatally stabbed a 15-year-old boy over an iPod was convicted Tuesday of murder. Brooklyn prosecutor Charles Hynes said a jury deliberated for three hours before convicting Darren Samuel, 17, of robbery and second-degree murder in the July attack. He faces as many as 25 years in prison.”
Netflix said it is considering whether to produce a set-top box that would let Netflix subscribers download movies overnight to watch on their television. “Netflix said no decisions have been made regarding specific delivery options or timing, but a spokesman said on Monday that a proprietary set-top box was one of the options under consideration.”
PumpOne has released PumpedforSummer, a 30-day image-based personal training program for the iPod. PumpedforSummer has 3 different workouts, each consisting of 12 exercises designed to “target problem areas like the abs, pecs, arms and butt.”
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