Aereo's Supreme Court defeat stirred memories of Napster and Grokster, startups that faced media giants in court -- and lost. These are their lessons for the aftermath.
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
Well, Lars Ulrich and Sean Parker hugged on stage, at least.
Although new services like Spotify and Rdio offer users the ability to legally listen to vast collections of music at no cost, Napster's founders lament that music sharing today is still behind 1999.
Rhapsody completes acquisition of the music service, which in a former iteration frustrated the music industry and helped change the landscape of digital music.
Napster's co-founder argues Napster paved the way for Spotify and other modern digital-music lockers.
One of the oldest subscription services will acquire Napster from Best Buy in a deal that could be announced as soon as today, sources said.
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Napster often leads the field in new features and now offers a welcome free streaming plan--but it doesn't lead on price.
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