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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...
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Napster launches free music promotion in the UK

As co-subsidiaries of Best Buy, Napster and Carphone Warehouse haven't really done much together in the last year - a surprise for anyone expecting co-promotion campaigns to boost the subscription music service in the UK.
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Sean Parker optimistic for the future of the music industry

Why did Sean Parker (of Napster / Facebook / Spotify fame) join one of the consortia bidding for Warner Music Group? He explained at the e-G8 conference in Paris yesterday...
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Sean Parker remembers ‘sex, drugs and rock’n’roll’ of Napster Mk.1

Investor and former Napster co-founder Sean Parker is the latest subject of the Financial Times' 20 Questions interview, and he has a fair bit to say about music.
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Napster loses court battle with Rounder Records

The company has been defeated in a case it brought against label Rounder Records Corp, over a deal signed between the two in 2001.
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Google TV ramps up for launch with music partners

Google unveiled its Google TV platform earlier this year: it's designed to bring apps and web connectivity to TVs and set-top boxes. Yesterday, Google provided an update on its content partners, with three music services...
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Napster iPhone app goes live on the App Store

Subscription-based music service Napster has joined rivals like Rhapsody on the App Store.Its iPhone app went live yesterday night, having been approved by Apple. The app lets users save songs, albums and playlists to play...