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PHOTO: Tech Billionaire's Forest Wedding Was Truly Unbelievable

Posted 08.02.2013 | Weddings

Napster founder Sean Parker tied the knot with Alexandra Parker (née Lenas) in a controversial Big Sur, Calif. wedding in June. The tech mogul faced ...

Tech Billionaire Writes 9,500-Word Defense Of Lavish Forest Wedding

Posted 06.28.2013 | Weddings

Sean Parker isn't finished defending his recent forest wedding. In a 9,500-word essay published on TechCrunch Thursday, the Napster co-founder reco...

First 'Bridezillas,' Now 'Honeymoonsters' | Posted 06.28.2013 | Weddings

Yesterday, Facebook mogul Sean Parker published a 9500-word essay on TechCrunch debunking criticism of his $10M wedding in Big Sur. Contrary to media ...

New Documentary, Downloaded, Tells the True Tale of Napster and the Impact on Our New Digital World

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

Alex Winter's new documentary Downloaded reconstructs the collapse of the music industry as consumers and high tech innovation blow out the foundation of the bloated behemoth. A little dorm room start up, Napster, caused a tsunami of trouble.

People Are Still VERY Angry At Sean Parker

Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

It seems Sean Parker and his new wife aren't exactly basking in newlywed bliss. The Napster co-founder married Alexandra Lenas earlier this month, ...

Tech Billionaire Responds To Wedding Backlash

Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings

Napster co-founder Sean Parker is firing back at the intense backlash over his lavish forest wedding. Parker drew criticism Monday when it was reve...

Facebook Billionaire Having $9 Million Medieval Wedding?

Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings

Former Facebook president and billionaire Sean Parker is throwing himself a wedding fit for a king. Parker is reportedly planning a $9 million wed...

Public Enemy's Chuck D: Digital Distribution Is the Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Public Enemy hip hop sensation Chuck D stops by the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at SXSW 2013 to talk about being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his Evil vs Heroes instrumental album, and the new digital label for independent artists, SpitDigital.

Mayor Bloomberg and the A-List Celebrate the Observer @ 25

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Yes, the Observer fete had everything, including a British contingent: author Amanda Foreman served on the 2012 judging panel for the esteemed literary award, Man Booker Prize for Fiction, with Dan Stevens.

Bill and Ted 3 Sneaks Its Way Into SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Alex Winter stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW 2013 to talk about the premiere of his Napster Documentary, Downloaded, an upcoming pilot for AMC, and the status of Bill and Ted 3.

Finally! Metallica Gives In

Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

At a Spotify event in New York today, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and Napster co-founder Sean Parker buried the hatchet and announced that the legen...

Sean Parker's Glitzy Startup Is Struggling

New York Times | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

It sounds like a recipe for success for a new start-up: Two famed entrepreneurs, tens of millions of dollars in the bank and endorsements from celebri...

Sean Parker: 'Now Is The Most Toxic Time Ever In Silicon Valley'

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

Being head honcho of a start-up has rarely been described as "easy." Sean Parker, former hacker and Silicon Valley legend, described his own turbul...

Sean Parker: 'Now Is The Most Toxic Time Ever In Silicon Valley'

AllThingsD | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology

This is how Sean Parker -- the famous and sometimes infamous entrepreneur whose legendary credits include Napster, Facebook and Spotify -- described h...

Here's What Happened To Those Genius College Dropouts

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.23.2012 | Small Business

Last Fall, Facebook investor Peter Thiel gave 24 young adults $100,000 each to drop out of college. The Silicon Valley billionaire did so in part t...

Tech's 9 Biggest Party Boys

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.26.2012 | Small Business

More than a decade later, Internet entrepreneurs are still partying like it's 1999. Benders in the Hamptons, yachting in the Caribbean, $130,000 ba...

Sean Parker: Benefits Of Going Public Are "Less Clear"

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.07.2012 | Small Business

Sean Parker has come out and said what Mark Zuckerberg is probably thinking right now: Screw IPOs. Appearing on CNBC Thursday, Parker, the former ...

Sean Parker 'Bored' By Facebook -- And It Seems He's Not The Only One

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.06.2012 | Technology

So what does Sean Parker really think about Facebook, the company that netted him some $2 billion following its recent public offering? It’s a sn...

The Airtime Privacy Concern That Has People Worried

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Technology

Airtime, Sean Parker's new social video chatting service for Facebook, launched today with an event that totally unraveled into a complete fiasco. But...

Sean Parker's Big Fail

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

Whatever Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning paid the celebrities who attended this morning's unveiling of their new video-chat application...

Sean Parker: Apple May Have Tried To Block iTunes Rival

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) - Apple Inc may have tried to prevent Spotify, the popular music streamin...

New Music Seminar: A Conversation With Tom Silverman, Plus Chatting With Marty Stuart and Jesse Winchester

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


What Can We Expect From Sean Parker's Airtime?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

Airtime, Sean Parker's new startup, will launch on June 5, 2012. You remember Parker, the internet entrepreneur and first President of Facebook the an...

SXSW Chronicles: Digital Disrupts Economy, Politics and Redefines Relationships - Days 3 & 4

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Each day I've been making educated guesses about what panels to attend at SXSWi, like a strenuous game of tic-tac-toe. That's because any given SXSW-p...

Sean Parker Defends 'Creepy' Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology

On Monday, internet entrepreneur Sean Parker took the stage at at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco to talk about Facebook's challenges, the changin...