Editor’s Pick NEW YORK CITY — To celebrate Metallica now being available on Spotify, two former rivals — Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and Napster co-founder Sean Parker — took stage today at a Spotify event to talk about their crazy past and the future of the music industry.
Rhapsody has just announced it’s buying Napster’s business in Europe.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has now hit the 1 million paid subscriber milestone, the company announced today.
If you ever wondered what it would be like to be a billionaire before forty, look no further than Sean Parker.
Over 200 labels falling under distributor STHoldings have pulled their music loot from streaming music services believing the new business model is hurting, not helping, the industry.
Best Buy has agreed to acquire IT and cloud services provider mindSHIFT for $167 million to help extend its business further beyond retail, the company announced today.
Editor's Pick Sean Parker began his tour in the Internet spotlight by blowing up the music industry, and it apparently became sort of a hobby for the serial entrepreneur.
On-demand music service Rhapsody has acquired rival music service Napster from Best Buy, it announced today.
Editor's Pick There’s a digital music revolution afoot. For the price of a single iTunes album, you can stream a month’s worth of songs from millions of choices while at home or on the go. But there’s so much movement and so much competition that it’s hard to keep track of all the companies worthy of your hard-earned cash.
Luca Sacchetti has just created a social music network with the goal of giving fans the power to sign and represent artists online. RockStar Motel enters private beta today, with an official launch in October 2011.
Much-hyped European music service Spotify plans to launch this week with a slow, invite-only process to add members, according to a Mashable report.
European online music service Spotify has enough deals penned and funding in place that it will likely launch next week, according to All Things D.