Latest Shawn Fanning Stories

Napster Co-Founders Launch New Social Video Service
2012-06-05 13:27:46

On Tuesday, Napster cofounders unveiled a new video chat platform to the public for the first time called Airtime -- a one-on-one video service that is purported to be the next big start up from Silicon Valley.

2011-11-02 12:00:00

Founding chairman and CEO of the original, most-popular peer-to-peer music file sharing system, Napster, has joined the advisory board of Savtira Corporation, a new B2B cloud commerce solutions

2009-05-19 10:55:00

Online music marketplace, Napster announced a price reduction for its online music streaming service on Monday.

2006-01-31 08:20:00

Shares of digital music service Napster Inc. surged more than 30 percent in premarket trading on a report that it was in discussions with Google Inc. for an alliance that could include a sale.

2005-11-14 06:59:14

Snocap, a U.S. digital media company founded by Napster creator Shawn Fanning, on Sunday said it reached a deal with Warner Music Group Corp.authorizing distribution of Warner's music across Snocap-enabled retail services.

2005-09-22 23:10:39

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. digital media company, Snocap, run by Napster founder Shawn Fanning, said on Friday it signed deals with various independent labels.

2005-06-29 19:12:25

LONDON (Reuters) - Music giant Sony BMG has finalized itsdeal with the legal file-sharing network Mashboxx, two daysafter a U.S. court dealt a blow to Mashboxx's unauthorizedrivals such as Grokster.

2005-06-29 06:53:10

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.

2005-06-18 09:12:19

With a Supreme Court ruling in the Grokster case believed to be imminent, proponents of commercial peer-to-peer networks are busily preparing new legitimate services.

2005-06-13 12:05:21

The online music service Snocap said on Monday that it would allow independent artists and small record labels to register their songs to receive payment when they are traded over Internet "peer-to-peer" networks.

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