All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sean Parker’

Ellen DeGeneres: Did She Cheat on Portia de Rossi?

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been in the headlines for weeks, with headlines of divorce rumors, meltdowns, and a stint in rehab for Portia thrown straight into the public eye. Now one source says Ellen cheated on Portia right before that rehab stay. It seems Portia believes that Ellen had an affair with a mutual friend right before …

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Zuckerberg’s Immigration Reform Group Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker, of Napster and later, Facebook fame. “We’re thrilled that Bill Gates, Brad Smith, Steve Ballmer, and Sean Parker – longtime …

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Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich Are Buddies Now

In the year 2000, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich was fuming over the fact that an unfinished Metallica track had wound up on the Sean Parker-founded filesharing service Napster. That led to a famous lawsuit and the eventual demise of Napster as we knew it. Now, in the year 2012, Lars Ulrich and Sean Parker are partners and apparent new buddies. Yesterday, …

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Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch

Airtime, the next big thing from Napster Co-founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker officially launched to the public today. The service is a Facebook web application for person to person calls, similar to Skype, but with a trwist. Airtime focuses on matching people with common tastes through access to your Facebook likes pages, not necessarily people you already know. The …

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Spotify Gets Sean Parker’s Approval…In a Big Way

It’s always interesting when past voices in a particular area talk about the up and coming, brand new thing. It was interesting when MySpace’s Tom Anderson discussed Google+ shortly after it launched. And today, it is even more interesting to read what Sean Parker has to say about Spotify. Of course, you know Justin Timberlake Sean Parker, right? Mr. Napster. …

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The Social Network Receives 8 Academy Award Nominations

The Academy Awards nominations list has just been released, and everybody’s favorite Facebook movie is up for 8 awards. These include: Best Picture, Best Direction, Actor in a Leading Role, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, and Music (Original Score). 

Having heard about two decades worth of Trent Reznor’s musical offerings, I think the word "original" is a bit of a stretch these days, but the score did work for the film, if you ask me. 

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