Why iLike Sold To MySpace For So Little

"The recent distressed exit of iLike reminds us of the need to build real value in our startups if we hope to create lasting companies and wealth… If we look. Continue reading

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MySpace Close To Buying iLike For $20 Million

  + MySpace is close to buying iLike for $20 million according to TechCrunch. Quick analysis: iLike is second only to MySpace in hosting pages for artists. Combining their assets. Continue reading

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Who needs iTunes? iLike Opens A Download Store.

iLike has opened  its own digital download store offering mp3's from all four major label groups. Buy buttons to iTunes and Amazon are still available, but iLike is clearly positioning. Continue reading

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Palmer + Heap x Twitter = Networking Nirvana

To: bob@lefsetz.com if asked….how does twitter actually make you money? well it just saved me at least a couple grand in hotel and piano rental bills. imogen heap and i. Continue reading

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Clay Shirky @ TED ON Social Media

Clay Shirky shows how Twitter, Facebook, SMS and other social media are demolishing the top-down control of news and information. His examples are political, but they ring true for music. Continue reading

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ArtistData Opens Platform To Outside Developers

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: For more than a year ArtistData has created tools that help artists from the smallest garage band to the roster of labels like Universal Republic and Rounder enter . Continue reading

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MySpace Music Showing Strong Growth

Growth may have slowed for MySpace, but the same can't be said for its music.myspace.com subdomain. New Nielson figures show a 190% increase at MySpace Music since its launch in. Continue reading

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Tommy Mottola Gets Virtual With Planet Cazmo

Planet Cazmo, a virtual world for tweens and teens, has partnered with music industry veteran Tommy Mottola to expand its  Virtual Concert Series and other music and branded content initiatives.. Continue reading

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Facebook Hits 250 Million Users

"As of today, 250 million people are using Facebook to stay updated on what's happening around them and share with the people in their lives," wrote co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on. Continue reading

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A New New MySpace Is Coming

Following some serious staff shakeups and layoffs, comes word that MySpace is going to reposition itself yet again as an entertainment portal. In a brief interview with the Wall Street. Continue reading

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