Microsoft Working On Music/Video Service Codenamed Ventura

Posted Mar 13, 2011

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is hiring staff for a cloud-based multimedia project for a group called Ventura Media Services. “The team is a tight group of music and video lovers that create services and experiences revolving around music/video discovery and consumption,” states some of the job postings that were listed as of July 2010. It is unknown whether Ventura will end up replacing Zune’s music services. It is likely that Ventura will be integrated into Windows Phone operating systems. [ZDNet]