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19/09/2006

Microsoft set sights on YouTube with Soapbox

With Yahoo!, Google and others all going after YouTube it was only a matter of time before Microsoft made a play for the video-sharing space.

Interviewed by CNET, a Microsoft spokesperson said:

Rob Bennett, general manager of entertainment and video services at Microsoft, said MSN's 465 million visitors a month worldwide would help it give YouTube a run for its money, despite the start-up's established leadership.

"It's early in the market," he said. "There is no question they (YouTube) have an early lead...(but) there is still a lot of room for growth with innovation and competition," Bennett said.

There's not much to see at Soapbox but you can regsister your interest here.

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