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Wal-Mart now selling iPods

Wal-Mart has begun selling the HP-branded iPod on its online store. The world’s largest retailer is currently offering the 20GB model along with a slew of iPod accessories. Wal-Mart is pricing the HP iPod from Apple below retail at US$290.86–a little less than $10 off. Wal-Mart makes it clear that the HP iPod is an online exclusive (not available in brick and mortar stores) and that the player is not compatible with the Wal-Mart online music store. Read More

Wal-Mart tests 88-cent online music service

Wal-Mart on Thursday began a public test of its new 88-cent-per-song online music service, which undercuts the 99-cent standard set by the iTunes Music Store. The world’s largest retailer is offering “hundreds of thousands” of songs in Windows Media format. The songs can be transferred to compatible portable devices, burned to a CD or played on Windows-compatible PCs. Wal-Mart plans to officially launch the service in 2004.

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