Napster

  1. Napster Germany Hires Marketing Director

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital download firm Napster has recruited Bettina Maul as marketing director for its German operation. Based at the German company's offices in Frankfurt, Maul will report to Napster VP & German Digital download firm Napster has rec ...

  2. BellSouth Gives Customers Free MP3 Players

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New DSL subscribers also offered Napster To Go. Telecom giant BellSouth is offering its new DSL subscribers free MP3 players and trial memberships to Napster To Go. New customers choosing either of the two highest DSL packages BellSouth offers wil ...

  3. Japan Welcomes Napster Store

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster and Tower Records Japan, one of the country's leading music retailers, have formed a joint venture to launch Napster Japan in the territory within the next 12 months. Napster and Tower Records Japan, one of the country's leading ...

  4. XM, Napster Team For New Digital Store

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unveiled a version of Napster's digital music store and subscription service customized for XM subscribers. The design will give XM subscribers the ability to manag XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unvei ...

  5. Brit Politicians Prepare to 'Rock the Boat'

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music busin ...

  6. Brit Politicians Prepare to 'Rock the Boat'

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music busin ...

  7. Major Label Deals Legitimize iMesh

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Licensing agreements inked with Sony BMG, Universal. Once the target of a music-industry anti-piracy campaign, peer-to-peer file trading service iMesh unveiled a licensing deal with Sony BMG Music on July 11, and is days from announcing a similar ...

  8. Dell Takes Napster To School

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music service to be included in servers marketed to colleges. Dell has agreed to include Napster's digital music service into servers marketed to university systems in an effort to bring legitimate music services to campuses, long considered ...

  9. Napster U.K. Names Strategic Marketing Chief

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moisan joins from Guardian Newspapers. Napster U.K. has appointed Christopher Moisan as strategic marketing director. His appointment follows a six-month consultancy role at the download service where he oversaw the implementation of its current m ...

  10. Napster U.K. Names Strategic Marketing Chief

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has appointed Christopher Moisan as strategic marketing director. His appointment follows a six-month consultancy role at the download service where he oversaw the implementation of its Napster U.K. has appointed Christopher Moisan as ...

  11. Sony BMG, Mashboxx Enter Pact

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music giant Sony BMG has finalized its deal with the legal file-sharing network Mashboxx, two days after a U.S. court dealt a blow to Mashboxx's unauthorized rivals such as Grokster. Music giant Sony BMG has finalized its deal with the legal ...

  12. Grokster: Syllabus of Court Opinion

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Syllabus of the Supreme Court Opinion. (Bench Opinion) OCTOBER TERM, 2004 1 Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus ...

  13. Napster, Ericsson Strike Mobile Pact

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster is positioning itself in the international mobile-music market through a groundbreaking deal with communications giant Ericsson. Online music service Napster is positioning itself in the international mobile-music mark ...

  14. Napster, Ericsson Strike Mobile Pact

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster is positioning itself in the international mobile-music market through a groundbreaking deal with communications giant Ericsson. Online music service Napster is positioning itself in the international mobile-music mark ...

  15. Beggars, Napster Strike License Deal

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to download store Napster U.K., Billboard.biz has learned. Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to downl ...

  16. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  17. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  18. The Orchard, Shanachie Shake On Exclusive Deal

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers worldwide distribution, marketing. The Orchard has inked an exclusive worldwide digital distribution and marketing deal with Shanachie Entertainment, Billboard has learned. The Orchard will distribute Shanachie’s catalog through online ...

  19. Yahoo! Soft Launches New Music Service

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solution, Yahoo! Music Unlimited. Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solut ...

  20. Napstertones Goes After Expanding Mobile Market

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ringtones available through Cingular, T-Mobile. Digital music subscription service Napster has begun offering exclusive mobile content like ringtones, voicetones and wallpaper graphics via a wireless service dubbed Napstertones. The service is bei ...

  21. EMI, Snocap Finalize Agreement

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI has become the third major label to strike a deal with Snocap, the new copyright management and peer-to-peer filtering service from Napster founder Shawn Fanning. EMI's deal allows Snocap to fing EMI has become the third major label to st ...

  22. MusicNet Acquired By Private Firm

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based private equity firm Baker Capital has acquired digital music service MusicNet. Baker Capital says the deal will have no affect on its ongoing services, and MusicNet will continue to ope New York-based private equity firm Baker Capit ...

  23. Napster U.K., Toshiba Link On PCs

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has struck an alliance with Toshiba through which the electronics giant will bundle the digital music service on a selection of its PCs. LONDON -- Napster U.K. has struck an alliance with Toshiba through which the electronics giant wi ...

  24. Napster U.K., Toshiba Link On PCs

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has struck an alliance in which Toshiba will bundle the digital music service on a selection of its PCs. Napster U.K. has struck an alliance in which Toshiba will bundle the digital music service on a selection of its PCs. Under the p ...

  25. Napster U.K., Toshiba Link On PCs

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has struck an alliance with Toshiba through which the computer manufacturer will bundle the digital music service on a selection of its PCs. Napster U.K. has struck an alliance with Toshiba through which the electronics giant will bun ...

  26. Napster Lifts Sales View

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster Inc. today (April 5) raised its quarterly revenue forecast for the second time in about a month, citing a big jump in subscribers and stronger-than-expected sales of music downloads, sending i Napster Inc. today (April 5) raised its quarte ...

  27. Napster Lifts Sales View

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster Inc. today (April 5) raised its quarterly revenue forecast for the second time in about a month, citing a big jump in subscribers and stronger-than-expected sales of music downloads, sending i Napster Inc. today (April 5) raised its quarte ...

  28. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Grokster Arguments

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The scene was reminiscent of a rock festival, with people camping out overnight for tickets while artists played guitars and sang nearby. On March 29, however, the artists were protesting and those in WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The scene was reminiscent ...

  29. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. LONDON -- Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in ...

  30. Napster U.K. Hits The Tube

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. is establishing a presence on British television through a deal with national terrestrial station Channel Four. Napster U.K. has struck an alliance in which Toshiba will bundle the digital music service on a selection of its PCs. Unde ...

  31. Napster U.K. Hits The Tube

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. is establishing a presence on British television through a deal with national terrestrial station Channel Four. Napster U.K. is establishing a presence on British television through a deal with national terrestrial station Channel Fou ...

  32. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year-old taking on Apple. Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. Benjamin Cohen, 22, has applied for a judicial review at the H ...

  33. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division, Arvato Mobile, has develop HAMBURG -- Bertelsmann AG is planning ...

  34. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST GNAB to roll out this summer. Bertelsmann is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division Arvato Mobile has developed the new platform to ...

  35. Bertelsmann Bows New P2P Platform

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann is planning to launch this summer a new peer-to-peer download service, dubbed GNAB. The Gütersloh, Germany-based firm's services and technology division Arvato Mobile has developed th Bertelsmann is planning to launch thi ...

  36. Case Summary: No Defenses to Unauthorized Downloading

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Not every person sued by record labels for unauthorized downloading of music has thousands of files on her hard drive. Just 30 recordings were at issue in a suit brought against Cecilia Gonzalez in Ch Not every person sued by record labels for una ...

  37. Snocap Reaches Deal With Indies

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Snocap, the latest venture of Napster creator Shawn Fanning, on March 17 said it had reached deals with various independent labels to facilitate the distribution of their music on peer-to-peer service (Reuters) -- Snocap, the latest venture of Nap ...

  38. Snocap Reaches Deal With Indies

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Snocap, the latest venture of Napster creator Shawn Fanning, today (March 17) said it had reached deals with various independent labels to facilitate the distribution of their music on peer-to-peer se Snocap, the latest venture of Napster creator ...

  39. Snocap Reaches Deal With Indies

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Artemis, TVT others sign up. Snocap, the latest venture of Napster creator Shawn Fanning, today (March 17) said it had reached deals with various independent labels to facilitate the distribution of their music on peer-to-peer services. Earlier th ...

  40. Sony BMG Signs On For Snocap

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the second major label to strike a licensing deal with Snocap, the digital licensing and copyright management music registry and clearinghouse created by former NEW YORK -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment has b ...

  41. Sony BMG Signs On For Snocap

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fingerprinting service also has UMG deal. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the second major label to strike a licensing deal with Snocap, the digital licensing and copyright management music registry and clearinghouse created by former Naps ...

  42. Napster Germany Hires Sony Exec

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nänder is company's second recruit. Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Sony Music Germany senior new-media manager Patric Niederländer has been recruited as the download service' ...

  43. Napster Germany Hires Sony Exec

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Napster Germany has made a key appointment as it gears up to launch later this year. Sony Music Germany senior new-media manager Patric Niederländer has been recr ...

  44. Hackers Claim To Infiltrate Napster To Go

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription service, Napster To Go. NEW YORK -- Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription ...

  45. Hackers Claim To Infiltrate Napster To Go

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription service, Napster To Go. Hackers are claiming to have discovered a way to copy music from Napster's new portable subscription service, Na ...

  46. Napster Posts Q3 Revenue Gains

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Subscribers up 50% from Q2. Napster says revenues for its third fiscal quarter, which ended Dec. 31, 2004, increased 30% from the second quarter to $12.1 million. Year-over-year revenues from continuing operations more than tripled from $3.6 milli ...

  47. Music Ads Score Low At Super Bowl

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. News ...

  48. Music Ads Score Low At Super Bowl

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. Ads related to digital music that aired during last night's (Feb. 6) Super Bowl received a tepid response from consumers, according to the results of USA Today-sponsored focus group that monitored the com ...

  49. Music Ads Score Low At Super Bowl

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. Ads related to digital music that aired during last night's (Feb. 6) Super Bowl received a tepid response from consumers, according to the results of USA Today-sponsored focus group that monitored the com ...

  50. Napster Goes Portable

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go portable subscription product and says it will support the launch with a $30 million marketing campaign that includes a Super Bowl commercial on Feb. 6. Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go po ...

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