Napster CEO Chris Gorog and president Brad Duea have both left the company, after their positions were axed in a bout of restructuring by parent firm Best Buy. Gorog had claimed his departure was voluntary – he’s setting up his own company to “explore new opportunities”. The person now in charge appears to be Christopher Allen, who’ll take the job title of General Manager. The timing was strange, coming the same day Napster launched its Napster Access initiative, which opens up its APIs to third-party developers, letting them integrate the music service into their own sites. It remains to be seen what Best Buy’s plans are to revitalise Napster, whose thunder has been stolen in recent years by streaming services like Pandora and Spotify. Source: Billboard Source: Billboard
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