Unlike the earlier desktop version built for one-to-one video chat, the service now lets users text and video chat in groups of up to 250 people.
The guy who helped make Facebook into a giant says friends need a better place online. His solution: a revamped video-based social network called Airtime.
The app was created to allow users to experience content together, as they might in the real world.
Airtime, the service that let you converse with random other users, is back — as a video chat room. Originally, Airtime wanted to capture the magic that brought its two founders — Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning — together to form Napster. Show More Summary
Social networks make us lonely, and messaging feels transactional. There’s still no vibrant, real-time place to hang out with friends online. That’s why four years after Sean Parker’s chat roulette website Airtime fell flat, he’s reviving...Show More Summary
Napster founder Sean Parker's cancer initiative is unique in that it's more than a donation for a good cause -- it's an ethos. The post The Good And The Bad Of Silicon Valley Billionaires Funding Medical Research appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sean Penn heads through LAX airport on his way to catch a flight on Tuesday (April 19) in Los Angeles. The 55-year-old actor had attended the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Launch while in the city the week before. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sean Penn It was recently announced that Sean has [...]
On Netflix's first quarter earnings call on Monday, content chief Ted Sarandos said that he was open to having Netflix's original movies appear on The Screening Room, Sean Parker's alleged new startup that would let people pay $50 dollars...Show More Summary
In describing just how much of a powerhouse the group of scientists leading Sean Parker’s new $250 million cancer effort represents, Otis Brawley has to resort to a sports analogy.
Paparazzi and fans are hot on the heels of Sean Penn and Minka Kelly after they were spotted enjoying the night at the launch of Sean Parker's new cancer research foundation this past week.
Sean Parker Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Earlier this week, Sean Parker, the billionaire known for co-founding Napster and serving as Facebook’s first president, announced that he was donating $250 million –10% of his estimated net worth – to create a new institute to catalyze the development of cancer treatments that harness the [...]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The spotlight was on Sean Parker and the Screening Room at CinemaCon in Las Vegas this past week, but while the nation's theater owners and studio executives mulled the implications of the proposed at-home viewing service,...Show More Summary
Between Sean Parker’s Screening Room and AMC’s tentatively proposed (and quickly discarded) texting-allowed policy, we’ve seen a lot of debate in recent weeks about the sanctity (or lack thereof) of the theatrical experience. Cinephiles...Show More Summary
Hollywood comes out to see the real stars: the scientists of Parker’s new $250 million institute
“Welcome to our backyard,” said Sean Parker, in something of an understatement Wednesday night, as the Napster co-founder and his wife, Alexandra, welcomed an A-list of celebrities, business leaders, scientists and other VIPs to their Los Angeles home. The night celebrated the launch of the Parker...
LAS VEGAS — Well, that went over like a lead balloon. Screening Room, Napster and Facebook co-founder Sean Parker's proposal to bring new movies into homes for $50 — the same day they hit theaters — got a round of loud boos and hisses...Show More Summary
The collaboration, which will be formally announced Wednesday, focuses on immunotherapy -- an area of research that many believe represents the future of cancer treatment.
Stars including Orlando Bloom, Katy Perry, Goldie Hawn and Sean Penn attend a gala celebrating the unveiling of Sean Parker's The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. (April 14)
Bradley Cooper is dapper in suit as he hits the red carpet at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Launch on Wednesday (April 13) in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old actor was joined by Aaron Paul and his wife Lauren Parsekian, Sean Penn, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, Lenny Kravitz, James Corden and his [...]
Peter Jackson doubled down on his backing of Sean Parker’s controversial Screening Room service — which plans to let consumers rent movies still in theaters from their homes for $50 — on Wednesday while at the launch party of Parker’s...Show More Summary