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Microsoft (MSFT) becomes the latest tech company to see its online video ambitions thwarted by...

Microsoft (MSFT) becomes the latest tech company to see its online video ambitions thwarted by the onerous terms set by content owners, who are fearful of upsetting cable/satellite service providers. Reuters reports Microsoft is cancelling plans to offer a subscription video service for Xbox users after finding the licensing costs to be too high. Apple (AAPL) is reportedly dealing with a similar problem.
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  • dividend_growth
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    With the amount of cash these tech companies are hoarding, how difficult it will be to swallow those content owners whole?
    13 Jan 2012, 12:34 AM Reply Like
  • bill d
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    Was just thinking the same thing as I read the article.
    Unless they are way too expensive.
    13 Jan 2012, 03:44 PM Reply Like
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