Reuters  May 10  Comment 
The 40-year-old Beijinger got his start as an engineer, pulling 72-hour shifts at a machinery company while catching naps on the floor.
Financial Times  May 2  Comment 
The Napster creator on what billionaires should do to launch scientific breakthroughs
TechCrunch  Apr 29  Comment 
 A report from Science shows that academic paper piracy site Sci-Hub is not a niche product catering to cheapskates and isolated mad scientists: It’s as popular as it is illegal, and its millions of users span the globe, from Tehran to Boston....
Forbes  Apr 27  Comment 
The roads of music and technology have many intersections. Sometimes the two roads cross comfortably, but often we see pileups, lawsuits and lots of disappointment. Napster may be the poster child for the latter intersection.
New York Times  Apr 17  Comment 
Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer.
The Economist  Apr 14  Comment 
        ONCE upon a time record-industry executives could all but weigh their profits on scales. Each pallet of compact discs (CDs) they sold translated into predictable quantities of cash for them and, second, for singers and...
New York Times  Apr 13  Comment 
Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer.  Apr 11  Comment 
Napster founder, backed by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, is pushing Screening Room: a plan to release films in theatres and at home on the same day – for a price A gathering this week of Hollywood stars, studio bosses and cinema owners...
The Australian  Mar 18  Comment 
A new at-home film streaming service backed by Napster co-founder Sean Parker has sent tremors through the industry.
Benzinga  Mar 17  Comment 
Over the last week, the film industry has been buzzing about a potential new program called "The Screening Room," and on Thursday, a big player in the game made its presence felt. "The Screening Room" would allow consumers to stream new movies...


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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