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SanDisk buys digital content distribution firm

Posted: 13 Jun 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:MP3 player? digital content? acquisition?

MP3 player provider SanDisk Corp. has acquired MusicGremlin, a privately held technology company that develops advanced digital content distribution technologies. The acquisition falls under SanDisk's Sansa audio/video business unit. Terms of the deal are undisclosed.

"MusicGremlin's digital distribution platform and capabilities will provide SanDisk with adaptive and innovative technology that will play a key role in the development of future Sansa products for consumers," said Daniel Schreiber, general manager and senior VP for SanDisk's Sansa audio/video business unit.

Robert Khedouri, co-CEO and co-founder of MusicGremlin, will join the Sansa team as VP of services.

"SanDisk and MusicGremlin share a core passion for granting consumers easy access to digital content," said Khedouri. "We look forward to joining SanDisk in realizing our vision for the future of distributed media."

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