Second Gen Zune Released To Little Fanfare

Microsoft is making a second attempt to take a bite out of Apple's dominance in the digital music business with an overhaul of its MP3 player, the Zune.

The company releases its next generation of the portable music and video player today, amid considerable less fanfare than when it debuted last fall.

Microsoft sold just over a million units of the device its first year of availability - business in line with company forecasts, but largely disappointing in the eyes of the press and analysts.

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