Microsoft drops Zune Music Pass to $9.99, brings Zune to Canada

The streaming music service landscape is increasingly competitive with companies such as Spotify, MOG and Rdio battling for the hearts and ears of music fans. But Zune is at least interesting because it’s targeting Microsoft users specifically, offering interaction between Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360, Windows PC, Zune MP3 players and Zune.net. Zune, however, does lose out because it doesn’t work on rival iOS and Android mobile platforms.