With Spotify’s iPhone app approved and Rhapsody’s in the approval process, what about Napster? The company says it has created a streaming music iPhone app, but is refusing to submit it to Apple due to “the high licensing fees for streaming to a mobile phone”. So instead of launching the app, it’s focusing on its mobile internet site, which lets people access their PC-based Napster accounts and download tracks over the air (the latter doesn’t work for iPhone users, but they can cue up downloads for when they’re back in front of their PC). As part of this, Napster’s parent company Best Buy has started bundling subscriptions with mobile phones sold in its stores.

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