As the music-swapping service faces a court order that could shut it down, rival services are anticipating an overwhelming number of Napster members will turn to them. Court could issue Napster shutdown order Friday
Time is running out for the music-swapping company, which faces the possibility of a court order effectively shutting its service down as soon as Friday.
March 1, 2001, 11:50 a.m. PT
Rival services prepare for Napster onslaught
Napster clones are bracing for their biggest test yet in anticipation of a court hearing Friday that could see their role model shut down and its members heading to alternative services.
March 1, 2001, 3:00 p.m. PT
Major labels stretch for streaming marathon
Streaming media companies are in a race to create sustainable businesses that deliver music over the Web, but they may need be prepared for more than a sprint.
March 1, 2001, 12:45 p.m. PT