In less than five years, the iTunes store has served up some 4 billion songs to some 50 million people. Not bad, considering that when the store was originally launched, many saw it as little more than a way to stimulate iPod sales.
But it's not all fun and games for Apple. MySpace attempted to dump a little rain on Apple's parade by announcing its own music download service. Should the fellas over in Cupertino's First Church of Saint Steve be worried? Well, I'm guessing that after the beatings iTunes has been delivering to Amazon and Microsoft's competing services, one more big name in the mix won't be much.
Then again, I'm sure Wal-Mart wasn't worried five years ago when they heard that a computer company was going to start selling songs over the internet...
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