Napster, the brand that popularized online music sharing in the early days of the Internet, is back.
Sean Parker stood in front of a whiteboard at Napster's dingy offices in San Mateo, Calif., and mapped out a hoped-for future for the besieged music file-sharing service.
Rhapsody International, the operator of the Rhapsody and Napster streaming music services, says it has surpassed 3 million paying subscribers globally as more consumers realize the benefits of offline listening.
When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry—reeling from the effects of online piracy—was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out.
More than a decade after online file swapping tipped the music industry into turmoil, record executives may finally be getting a sliver of good news.
(Phys.org)—From Napster to iTunes to Pandora, the methods by which the public can obtain and share music have rapidly progressed.
The creators of the original Napster music-sharing site on Tuesday launched a new video service which allows people to chat online using their Facebook accounts.
(AP) -- In a wide-ranging talk about the Internet and government, Al Gore urged the techie crowd at South By Southwest to use digital tools to improve government.
Intimate social network Path has kept its stride after a privacy stumble and on Friday began running with Nike.
(AP) -- Digital music service Rhapsody has passed a million paying subscribers in the U.S.