Apple is heavily rumored to announce a music streaming service, so Samsung doesn't want to miss out on a piece of the $9 billion a year digital music pie. The interview with Kang Tae-jin, senior vice president of Samsung's Media Solution Center, says: "The message we're getting from the top is to raise software capability, and buy rather than build, if needed. Our focus on software is primarily aimed at driving hardware sales, rather than making money. We have a full range of handsets in so many countries, and, to better market our products, we thought it's better to start our own software business."
bought mSpot recently. The Music Hub has about 19 million tunes catalog and offers streaming vs Apple's 28 million iTunes, but Kang said things will be changing:Samsung already preloads a full range of "Hubs" on its handsets, for music, video, books and games, and also