MedPage Today  2 hrs ago  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Observations support naps but suggest risk with espresso and depression
TechCrunch  Jul 29  Comment 
 With over 75 million users, it’s hard to remember a time without Spotify. But there was. A time when we were all mulling the aisles of Target for new CDs. A time in our lives where we all became thieves on Napster. A time when iTunes forced...
Clusterstock  Jul 16  Comment 
As boss of Canary Wharf's Level39, Eric Van der Kleij is one of the most important people in the fintech scene in London — and possibly the world. "People tell us it’s the biggest space of its kind worldwide," Van der Kleij told Business...
New York Times  Jul 10  Comment 
A short nap could reduce impulsive behavior and improve the ability to withstand frustration, a small study suggests.
Forbes  Jul 2  Comment 
When an innovative new concept disrupts an established industry there are always growing pains. There is generally a backlash from dominant players resisting change—scratching and clawing to maintain the status quo. Even if they succeed in the...
TechCrunch  Jun 24  Comment 
 Sean Parker, the tech billionaire, best known for his leading roles at Napster and Facebook has donated more than $600 million to the Sean N. Parker Foundation to date. But up to now he’s been tight-lipped with the press about those...
Forbes  Jun 17  Comment 
Last fall, Sean Parker, the technology billionaire behind Napster, Facebook, and Spotify, invested several million dollars into a risky stealth startup, Brigade, which has the ambitious aim of increasing mass civic participation.
Forbes  Jun 11  Comment 
On June 1st 1999, 19-year-old Shawn Fanning put the beta version of his Napster MP3 sharing program on the Internet. Less than a year later, one of the largest metal bands in the world, Metallica, sued Fanning and his new company for copyright and...  May 4  Comment 
It's officially a new age of piracy.
Forbes  Apr 21  Comment 
Is your company going to become a forgotten bit of history? Is your industry heading for a Napster Moment? Is your expert status at risk? “Control your own destiny or someone else will.” —Jack Welch


Napster, Inc. (NAPS), formerly Roxio, Inc., is a leading provider of digital music. The company was incorporated in August 2000 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Adaptec and was spun off as a separate entity in May 2001. After acquiring Pressplay online music service in May 2003, the company updated its service with value-added features and launched it as a paid service under the Napster brand name. The subscription service enables fans to freely sample the world's largest and most diverse online collection of music and experience the largest number of features. This service allows users to legally play, download, and burn (copy) online digital music legally.


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