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Rhapsody Passes 1 Million Subscriber Mark
2011-12-24 05:37:28

The longest-running subscription-based music service announced Thursday that they had finally surpassed the one-million paid subscriber milestone. Seattle-based Rhapsody, which is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, had for years sustained about 800,000 subscribers, the Associated Press (AP) reported on December 22. However, thanks to a pair of recent transactions, they have seen a spike in those numbers. "In August, its service began being bundled into a cellphone plan...

Rhapsody Acquires Napster In Stock Deal With Best Buy
2011-10-04 05:10:19

Online music service Rhapsody announced on Monday that it has acquired Napster from Best Buy, which will receive a minority stake in the combined company. The specific terms of the stock-based deal, which is expected to close around November 30, were not disclosed.  "This deal will further extend Rhapsody's lead over our competitors in the growing on-demand music market," said Rhapsody president Jon Irwin in a statement. "There's substantial value in bringing Napster's...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.