GenEng News  Dec 17  Comment 
Sean Parker, Silicon Valley entrepreneur (Napster, Facebook, and Spotify are among his ventures) and philanthropist has pledged $24 million to Stanford University School of Medicine to fund the development of a new research center focused on...
Benzinga  Dec 12  Comment 
There is little doubt that American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) has held on its own in the rapidly-changing world of payment processing and transactions. However, with more unconventional methods like bitcoins and mobile payments coming into the...
New York Times  Dec 8  Comment 
The online music sharing service lasted only two years, but it raised questions that have persisted for publishing industries.
New York Times  Dec 7  Comment 
The online music sharing service lasted only two years, but it raised questions that have persisted for publishing industries.
TechCrunch  Jul 29  Comment 
 In 2012, Rhapsody nabbed the European assets of streaming service Napster, covering the UK and Germany, to fill out its 2011 acquisition of Napster in the U.S., as part of its strategy to square up globally to Spotify and other online music...
Yahoo  Jul 11  Comment 
Since the advent of the modern Internet and peer-to-peer networks like Napster, the music industry has struggled to find its footing in the modern world. In 2013, digital track sales fell 5.7% and album sales fell 8.4%, according to Billboard....
The Economic Times  Jul 10  Comment 
As of March 2014, total NAPs stood at a high 4.4 per cent for the system, with multiple analysts fearing it will go up further.
SeekingAlpha  Jul 2  Comment 
By Gitalong Advisors: Undervalued & Misunderstood, Pandora Offers Long-Term Growth & Value at Current Levels The music business has been transformed over the last two decades by the emergence of Napster, the evolution of digital music...
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
Aereo and Meltwater exemplify a larger shift toward content providers in a struggle that began with Napster. Good news: the current cases have revived industry discussion about beating aggregators to the punch with formats consumers demand.
Forbes  May 29  Comment 
Flash back to the year 2000. File sharing of digital tracks through Napster is all the rage for tech savvy music junkies. The record labels are annoyed but not yet distressed. After all they are just coming off of the best year in their history....


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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