Napster announces it will start charging users this summer.
The company says the fee will be used to fund research into “innovative new methods of chicanery and piracy.”
Microsoft launches counter-offensive against Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson.
Upon hearing Jackson compare him to Napoleon, Bill Gates fumes from the island of Elba, “I will destroy him at Waterloo.”
Amazon.com lays off 1,300 employees.
CEO Jeff Bezos cites slowing book sales: “Oprah just can’t pick ’em like she used to.”