The new video chat service from the founders of Napster needs a few key fixes before CNET's Rafe Needleman can recommend it.
For fear of becoming another Chatroulette -- a short-lived video service that showed the world to a generation of flashers -- Airtime tightens its safety policy by taking random secret photos.
It's not the concept, it's the execution that makes this Skype competitor work.
Speaking with AllThingsD, Parker discusses some of the hurdles his video chat site has faced since its launch, including executive departures and weak user numbers.
Napster founders Parker and Shawn Fanning unveil a Web video chat service designed to take up where Chatroulette left off. The launch is long on glitter, but the tech demo was far too buggy.
Sean Parker's new video chat service tries to connect random people based on shared interests, despite what seems to be the public's lack of interest in random video chats. Crave's Eric Mack looks for someone to talk to.
Napster co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning unveil the Web chat service at an event in New York, but there were some hiccups.
The video startup founded by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning announces the acquisition of a "new social platform for organizing and sharing your personal content."
The much-hyped Airtime launched today, with Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning running the show. It's a risky bet -- but if it pays off, it could return big dividends to Facebook.
Get ready for the hype: The Sean-Shawn duo behind Napster -- Parker and Fanning -- will unveil details of a new startup in early June.