Telefonica Digital picks the music industry's original digital disrupter -- now a by-the-books subscription service -- as its favored streaming music provider, and it could take a stake in Rhapsody.
After buying the erstwhile pirate-music kingpin in 2011, Rhapsody International takes first major step with Napster and pushes it beyond U.K. and Germany to 14 new European countries
Napster co-founder John Fanning found a new calling with Jerk.com, but the FTC alleges the site dishonestly harvested photos and names from more than 73 million people.
Aggressive behavior from video games is caused by gameplay mechanics not violent content, a Napster co-founder is in hot water for Jerk.com, Uber Rush usurps career bike messengers, and a motley crew is playing "flip the smart car" in San Francisco.
Younger rivals like Spotify and Beats Music tend not to share subscriber secrets. Same with Rhapsody, except it wants to stand up and be noticed once again.
The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.
High-profile venture capitalist says his plan to split California into six different states could get other states thinking the same thing.
He signed the Doors and counts "chief technologist" among his many titles over a 60-plus year career. Jac Holzman talks to CNET about using tech to revive rock's past and what is in music's future.
Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Beats Music? This primer fills you in on the good and the bad of subscription music services, and how to choose between all the options out there.
Last time we interviewed Alex Winter, he had just finished a documentary about Napster called "Downloaded." He's back again with a new movie called "Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and The Silk Road."