Microsoft (MSFT) to launch its own streaming music service later this month, which will offer...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

Microsoft (MSFT) to launch its own streaming music service later this month, which will offer ad-supplemented free streaming with an option for downloads and a premium service, similar to Spotify. Microsoft's Peter Bale thinks the company can bring "scale and a quality of product" to the music streaming scene, despite the heavy competition.