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napster

Review

Napster

Napster often leads the field in new features and now offers a welcome free streaming plan--but it doesn't lead on price.

By May 8, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 8, 2006

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Review

Napster

Napster often leads the field in new features and now offers a welcome free streaming plan--but it doesn't lead on price.

By May 8, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 8, 2006

Pricing not available

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Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.

By March 16, 2015

Editors' Take

XM + Napster

The XM/Napster partnership has some kinks to work out before it's ready for the mainstream. Check out our First Take of the beta version for more info.

By January 28, 2006

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You make my streams come true: How Spotify came to be my musical wonderland

A lifetime of cassette tapes, CDs, and MP3 players prepared me for an excitingly boundless, but flawed, streaming music experience.

By August 9, 2015

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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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6 things to consider when choosing a streaming-music subscription

Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Apple Music? Here are the six questions to ponder before you sign up.

By June 27, 2015

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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On the importance of 'regulatory humility'

As former head of the FCC, Michael Powell has a message for today's commissioners: "Beware of over­regulation. There are always unintended consequences to your actions."

By July 15, 2015

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Taylor Swift's rebukes are the best ads streaming music can't buy

Streaming music's loudest critic is also its greatest gift: Every time Taylor Swift denounces services like Apple Music, she explains to consumers what a great deal they are.

By June 23, 2015