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Hypebot's New Music Business Briefing For Thursday January 25th, 2007

Is Hypebot's Daily Briefing back?  Not quite.  But sometimes it's the best way to share a quick roundup of industry news...and today is one of those days.

>>> IODA grabs world music, classical and jazz indie Harmoni Mundi's large catalog for digital distribution.

>>> Panelists and speakers for the upcoming Music 2.0 confab in LA have been announced and it looks like a strong if predictable line-up.

Rumors_3>>> We predicted it and now we have to live with it. David Lee Roth is reuniting with Van Halen for a summer tour.

>>>  Oxy Systems, Inc., a developer of mobile music and social networking services reported newNokia_music_edition_1 consumer and subscriber data demonstrating a desire among teens and young adults for mobile music and social networking services on their mobile handsets.

>>> is extending its reach by now also uploading its original video content to Brightcove, Veoh Networks, Revver and YouTube.