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Report identifies digital mis-steps (a decade ago)

We’re not quite buying TorrentFreak’s claim that a new report from Rutgers University School of Law reveals “how the destruction of Napster chilled a decade’s worth of innovation in the music industry”,...
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Napster co-founders’ Airtime is a less penisy ChatRoulette

Original Napster execs Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have launched their new thing, Airtime.
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Napster co-founders’ Airtime is a less penisy ChatRoulette

Original Napster execs Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have launched their new thing, Airtime.
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Napster launches new magazine feature, The Mix

The Mix is a new magazine-style feature on Napster that includes a variety of sections...
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Sean Parker on artists’ Spotify payouts: ‘There’s blood in the water for labels’

Amid all the debate around how much money artists get from streams of their music on Spotify, there's one issue the company has only ever felt able to hint at...
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Music apps proving popular on Google TV

Market analysis firm Xyologic has been crunching the numbers on the Google TV platform, figuring out which apps have the highest install base on the interactive TV service.
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Music apps proving popular on Google TV

Market analysis firm Xyologic has been crunching the numbers on the Google TV platform, figuring out which apps have the highest install base on the interactive TV service.
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Rhapsody buys Napster’s UK and German services

Subscription music service Rhapsody is expanding into Europe, having just announced its acquisition of Napster International. Read More
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Rhapsody buys Napster’s UK and German services

Subscription music service Rhapsody is expanding into Europe, having just announced its acquisition of Napster International.
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Zuckerberg and Parker in public row over Spotify claims report

Know what's better than a million shouty words in public? Er, a billion punches. Okay, the line doesn't work. But we couldn't leave out the New York Post's gossip story about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and entrepreneur...
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More details on Rhapsody’s plans for Napster

Rhapsody's planned acquisition of Napster is expected to complete next month, but what will it mean for the latter company and its services? GigaOm has a good report pulling together some previously unannounced details. It...
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Rhapsody announces plans to buy Napster

Consolidation is afoot in the digital music subscriptions market, as Rhapsody announced plans last night to acquire Napster. Well, at least to acquire its subscribers and 'certain other assets', with Napster's current owner...