Goodbye, Zune

Paul Thurrott:

“And what about Zune? Although [Microsoft and Nokia] talked up virtually all Windows Phone-based services [at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona], Zune was conspicuously missing—both in discussions from both Elop and Ballmer and on a global reach marketing slide that was created by both companies. My sources tell me that the Zune brand is on the way out and that all Zune products and services will be moved into other businesses, including Windows Live. Zune will essentially cease to exist under this plan.”