Highly Anticipated MP3.com Development Conference Coming To San Diego April 19-20

Space Still Available for Conference Shaping the Future of Digital Music



Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from MP3.com, Inc.

    SAN DIEGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday and Friday of this week
 (April 19-20), programmers and developers from around the world will converge
 in San Diego at MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:   MPPP) headquarters for the MP3.com
 Development Conference.  Adding excitement to this event is the participation
 of QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq:   QCOM), who will co-sponsor the conference.
 For more information on the event, visit www.mp3.com/de.
     Earlier this year, QUALCOMM introduced its Binary Runtime Environment for
 Wireless(TM) (BREW(TM)) applications platform, which enables developers to
 create applications that operate on all handsets with QUALCOMM's Code Division
 Multiple Access (CDMA) integrated circuits and system software.
     "The MP3.com Development Conference is a significant opportunity to
 explore the future of wireless Internet," said Peggy Johnson, senior vice
 president of QUALCOMM and general manager of QUALCOMM Internet Services.
 "This is an exciting time for programmers and developers who share our vision
 for the delivery of digital music beyond the desktop to wireless devices."
     In addition to demonstrations of cutting-edge tools and services, the
 MP3.com Development Conference will also feature more than a dozen hands-on
 training sessions ranging from advanced XML development, to marketing and
 product evolution.
     Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of MP3.com,
 invites everyone interested in the evolution of the Internet to attend the
 MP3.com Development Conference.  "We've assembled some of the most
 knowledgeable experts in the world for this event," said Robertson.  "We've
 ordered great weather, so come join us in sunny San Diego for an event we
 believe will help shape the future delivery of content over the Internet."
     Companies wishing to demonstrate their next-generation devices at the
 MP3.com Development Conference are encouraged to send an email to
 register@mp3.com.
     Breakfast will be served both days and a party featuring music found on
 MP3.com will be held following Thursday's session.  Two Fender guitars will
 also be given away to some lucky conference attendees.
     To receive more information and to register for the MP3.com Development
 Conference, visit www.mp3.com/de.
     With proper identification, members of the media can receive free
 admittance to the MP3.com Development Conference.  Media attendees are asked
 to pre-register at register@mp3.com.
     To receive MP3.com press releases via email, register at pr.mp3.com.
 
     About MP3.com
     MP3.com, Inc. has created a unique and robust technology infrastructure
 designed to facilitate the storage, management, promotion and delivery of
 digital music.  As the Internet's premier Music Service Provider (MSP), the
 company is dedicated to providing consumers with access to music when they
 want it, where they want it, using any web-enabled device.  The company's web
 site hosts what MP3.com believes is the largest collection of digital music
 available on the Internet, with more than 926,000 songs and audio files posted
 from over 144,000 digital artists and record labels.  Dedicated to growing the
 digital music space, the company's products and services include on-demand
 Subscription Music Channels, an innovative Business Music Services program, a
 Syndicated Radio program and others.  Additionally, through the company's MSP
 technology initiative and its music InterOperating System, MP3.com is
 partnering with a variety of forward-looking businesses to expand its digital
 music strategy.  MP3.com's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National
 Market under the ticker symbol MPPP.  The company is based in San Diego,
 California.  For more information on MP3.com, visit www.mp3.com.
 
     About QUALCOMM
     QUALCOMM Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and
 delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services
 based on the Company's CDMA digital technology.  The Company's business areas
 include CDMA integrated circuits and system software; technology licensing;
 the BREW applications platform; Eudora(R) e-mail software; digital cinema
 systems; and satellite-based systems including portions of the Globalstar(TM)
 system and wireless fleet management systems, OmniTRACS(R) and
 OmniExpress(TM).  QUALCOMM owns patents that are essential to all of the CDMA
 wireless telecommunications standards that have been adopted or proposed for
 adoption by standards-setting bodies worldwide.  QUALCOMM has licensed its
 essential CDMA patent portfolio to more than 100 telecommunications equipment
 manufacturers worldwide.  Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is
 included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2000 FORTUNE 500(R) company traded on
 The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the ticker symbol QCOM.
 
     Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These
 statements may include references to activities and events expected to occur
 in connection with MP3.com's potential ongoing relationship with QUALCOMM
 Incorporated and the proposed MP3.com Development Conference, as well as the
 products and services described in connection therewith.  These statements
 involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty, are only predictions, and
 actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in such
 forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause or contribute to
 differences include risks related to: MP3.com's litigation proceedings,
 including without limitation the inability to reach settlement with all
 parties to such proceedings; risks associated with the proposed MP3.com
 Development Conference and the implementation and functionality of products
 and services described in connection therewith, as well as any cost and
 value-added benefits attributed therein; MP3.com's potential ongoing
 relationship with QUALCOMM Incorporated; acceptance of MP3.com's products and
 services; MP3.com's limited operating history; and MP3.com's rapid growth, as
 well as other risks detailed from time-to-time in MP3.com's reports to the
 Securities and Exchange Commission, including its report on Form 10-K for the
 year ended December 31, 2000.
 
     For further information, please contact Greg Wilfahrt, Director of Public
 Relations of MP3.com, 858-623-7280, pr@mp3.com.
 
 

SOURCE MP3.com, Inc.
    SAN DIEGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday and Friday of this week
 (April 19-20), programmers and developers from around the world will converge
 in San Diego at MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:   MPPP) headquarters for the MP3.com
 Development Conference.  Adding excitement to this event is the participation
 of QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq:   QCOM), who will co-sponsor the conference.
 For more information on the event, visit www.mp3.com/de.
     Earlier this year, QUALCOMM introduced its Binary Runtime Environment for
 Wireless(TM) (BREW(TM)) applications platform, which enables developers to
 create applications that operate on all handsets with QUALCOMM's Code Division
 Multiple Access (CDMA) integrated circuits and system software.
     "The MP3.com Development Conference is a significant opportunity to
 explore the future of wireless Internet," said Peggy Johnson, senior vice
 president of QUALCOMM and general manager of QUALCOMM Internet Services.
 "This is an exciting time for programmers and developers who share our vision
 for the delivery of digital music beyond the desktop to wireless devices."
     In addition to demonstrations of cutting-edge tools and services, the
 MP3.com Development Conference will also feature more than a dozen hands-on
 training sessions ranging from advanced XML development, to marketing and
 product evolution.
     Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of MP3.com,
 invites everyone interested in the evolution of the Internet to attend the
 MP3.com Development Conference.  "We've assembled some of the most
 knowledgeable experts in the world for this event," said Robertson.  "We've
 ordered great weather, so come join us in sunny San Diego for an event we
 believe will help shape the future delivery of content over the Internet."
     Companies wishing to demonstrate their next-generation devices at the
 MP3.com Development Conference are encouraged to send an email to
 register@mp3.com.
     Breakfast will be served both days and a party featuring music found on
 MP3.com will be held following Thursday's session.  Two Fender guitars will
 also be given away to some lucky conference attendees.
     To receive more information and to register for the MP3.com Development
 Conference, visit www.mp3.com/de.
     With proper identification, members of the media can receive free
 admittance to the MP3.com Development Conference.  Media attendees are asked
 to pre-register at register@mp3.com.
     To receive MP3.com press releases via email, register at pr.mp3.com.
 
     About MP3.com
     MP3.com, Inc. has created a unique and robust technology infrastructure
 designed to facilitate the storage, management, promotion and delivery of
 digital music.  As the Internet's premier Music Service Provider (MSP), the
 company is dedicated to providing consumers with access to music when they
 want it, where they want it, using any web-enabled device.  The company's web
 site hosts what MP3.com believes is the largest collection of digital music
 available on the Internet, with more than 926,000 songs and audio files posted
 from over 144,000 digital artists and record labels.  Dedicated to growing the
 digital music space, the company's products and services include on-demand
 Subscription Music Channels, an innovative Business Music Services program, a
 Syndicated Radio program and others.  Additionally, through the company's MSP
 technology initiative and its music InterOperating System, MP3.com is
 partnering with a variety of forward-looking businesses to expand its digital
 music strategy.  MP3.com's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National
 Market under the ticker symbol MPPP.  The company is based in San Diego,
 California.  For more information on MP3.com, visit www.mp3.com.
 
     About QUALCOMM
     QUALCOMM Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and
 delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services
 based on the Company's CDMA digital technology.  The Company's business areas
 include CDMA integrated circuits and system software; technology licensing;
 the BREW applications platform; Eudora(R) e-mail software; digital cinema
 systems; and satellite-based systems including portions of the Globalstar(TM)
 system and wireless fleet management systems, OmniTRACS(R) and
 OmniExpress(TM).  QUALCOMM owns patents that are essential to all of the CDMA
 wireless telecommunications standards that have been adopted or proposed for
 adoption by standards-setting bodies worldwide.  QUALCOMM has licensed its
 essential CDMA patent portfolio to more than 100 telecommunications equipment
 manufacturers worldwide.  Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is
 included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2000 FORTUNE 500(R) company traded on
 The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the ticker symbol QCOM.
 
     Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These
 statements may include references to activities and events expected to occur
 in connection with MP3.com's potential ongoing relationship with QUALCOMM
 Incorporated and the proposed MP3.com Development Conference, as well as the
 products and services described in connection therewith.  These statements
 involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty, are only predictions, and
 actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in such
 forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause or contribute to
 differences include risks related to: MP3.com's litigation proceedings,
 including without limitation the inability to reach settlement with all
 parties to such proceedings; risks associated with the proposed MP3.com
 Development Conference and the implementation and functionality of products
 and services described in connection therewith, as well as any cost and
 value-added benefits attributed therein; MP3.com's potential ongoing
 relationship with QUALCOMM Incorporated; acceptance of MP3.com's products and
 services; MP3.com's limited operating history; and MP3.com's rapid growth, as
 well as other risks detailed from time-to-time in MP3.com's reports to the
 Securities and Exchange Commission, including its report on Form 10-K for the
 year ended December 31, 2000.
 
     For further information, please contact Greg Wilfahrt, Director of Public
 Relations of MP3.com, 858-623-7280, pr@mp3.com.
 
 SOURCE  MP3.com, Inc.