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Apple iPod grabs half of US Flash player market

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Apple iPod grabs half of US Flash player market

Apple’s iPod Shuffle took more than half of the US Flash-based music player market last month, retail market watcher NPD has said, by way of a report from Merrill Lynch.

NPD’s stats put the Shuffle’s share of the retail arena on 58 per cent, up from 43 per cent in February. Apple already commands the hard drive-based player market with a 90 per cent share. More than 70 per cent of all legal song downloads in the US are sold by Apple’s iTunes Music Store, the Merrill Lynch client report notes, according to MacNN.

Read the complete story. (The Register)