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Napster.fm promises ‘Napster reimagined for the modern Web’

Napster reborn? That happened a long time ago, and the service is still going under Rhapsody's wing in Europe. Yet Napster.fm is something different: a web service launched by developer Ryan Lester which promises "Napster...
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Sean Parker on Napster: ‘Getting artists paid was all we talked about’

This may be the cornflake-spluttering part of today's Music Ally Bulletin for some veteran music industry executives.
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Rhapsody iPad app finally available in the US

Music subscription service Rhapsody has been working on an iPad app for some time now, in response to demand from a growing proportion of its users. Now the Rhapsody iPad app is finally live on Apple’s App Store “just...
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Nappstr is a mobile filesharing network for Android apps

Heavily inspired by the original Napster, Nappstr's focus is on sharing apps rather than music.
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Napster exec predicts ‘entertainment flat-rate’ services

Napster International's general manager Thorsten Schliesche: "The first company that will be able to offer an entertainment flat-rate – including music, books and games – will have a huge chance of success."
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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.