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Dell dispels music player rumours

Dell, struggling to recharge its lineup of consumer product offerings, indicated Monday that a digital music player is not in the computer maker's near-term plans despite speculation that such a product is in the works.

Although Dell declined to comment specifically, the company said in a blog posting that its digital entertainment strategy "has never been about a music player."

The Wall Street Journal, citing sources, reported earlier Monday that Dell has decided to postpone the launch of a music player.

"As we said a few months ago, our strategy focuses on content offerings and delivery platforms that mix Zing software, remote access and pre-configured media bundles across all of our devices, including licensing agreements with entertainment distributors," the blog posting said.

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