In an unexpected move that could broaden the appeal of the platform Microsoft has opened the XBox Music API to developers. There's little earth shattering here for developers - just the usual lookups, content and 30 second song previews for all. But this is Micorsoft and it is XBox, and that should spark interest. To further entice developers,Microsoft is also launching a generous affiliation offer. "Every user you redirect to the Xbox Music application can earn you money on content purchases and Xbox Music Pass subscriptions. You currently will earn a 5 percent share on purchases and as the Xbox...

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