Yahoo japan will offer an itunes like store here in Japan later this year. This worries me because Yahoo's Broadband company or BB (as its called here) is one if not the biggest provider. Yahoo is very very popular here in Japan, more popular than google as a search engine. An example is Auctions. In the rest of the world, Ebay is the king of Auctions but in japan, Yahoo crushed Ebay....because of two things....1) it was the first - Yahoo knew that Ebay was coming to japan so it qucikly built an online auction site and 2) it's free whereas Ebay charge's users.. My point is if Apple lets yahoo open a store first in Japan then Apple will have to try very hard to overtake Yahoo. Because Yahoo has brand power here bigger than Apple - Apple could lose its chance.