Reuters: Napster cuts price and adds 5 downloads

By Yinka Adegoke May 18, 2009 NEW York – Digital music supplier Napster said on Monday it is slashing its monthly subscription price to $5 and adding downloads of songs to its streaming service in a bid to expand its customer base and compete with Apple Inc’s iTunes.It is the latest attempt by Napster to […]


Posted by Ted • Monday, May 18, 2009 . Amazon: The Avis of digital music

The online retailer is a distant second to Apple, but a deal with MySpace could move Amazon up the charts.


Posted by Ted • Thursday, July 31, 2008 .

NY Times: Music Sites Ask, ‘Why Buy if You Can Rent?’

Long before Sir Richard Branson dreamed of becoming the latest billionaire with a reality TV show, before he started his cellphone company, his airline and his record label, he sold music from the Virgin Record Shop on Oxford Street in London. When he began in 1971, of course, music was presented as grooves pressed into a vinyl disk.


Posted by Ted • Monday, September 27, 2004 .