Stephen LawsonSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Stephen Lawson is Senior U.S. Correspondent based in San Francisco.

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Rhapsody decides the Napster brand is no longer toxic in the US

Rhapsody will soon change its name worldwide to Napster, the venerable listening service said in a post on its site Tuesday.

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Google's Nest may become a different kind of IoT company after CEO Fadell leaves

Nest co-founder and CEO Tony Fadell is leaving the company, a move may mark a shift in strategy for one of the early stars of the Internet of Things.

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Atari's going to build IoT devices that talk over a low-power network

The latest entrant in the Internet of Things is legendary gaming company Atari, which plans to make consumer devices that communicate over the SigFox low-power network.