In the near future, if all goes according to plan, you may be able to load your MP3 player while waiting in
line for a double half-caf soy latte. Starbucks, which already sells CDs in most of its stores, and which has
experimented with CD-burning kiosks, plans to set up what the company calls "device fill-up" terminals in its
stores. The company says it is in discussions with several companies about developing the service. While it's too early
to speculate about whose software or DRM the service will use, it's worth noting that the Starbucks CD-burning kiosks
are powered by HP hardware and Microsoft software, and the two companies (which happen to be neighbors of a sort) have
also collaborated on wireless services in the past.