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MySpace Music completes imeem acquisition

Tweet MySpace Music today completed a deal to acquire certain assets of the popular social media music service imeem.  MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta says the deal, “will allow us to leverage imeem’s industry leading technology and over time, meaningfully integrate their products into the MySpace Music experience.”

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MySpace teams with Google, boosts iTunes

Tweet MySpace and Google will this afternoon announce a partnership to provide music content for the company’s new music search initiative. “Through this partnership we’re making it easier for fans around the world to discover music content by providing Google with full audio tracks, direct links to music videos and upcoming tour information. It’s our […]

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MySpace brings full music vid, analytics, iTunes link

Tweet Press Release from MySpace, thought some might be interested in the full thing, rather than a translation. “FYI – Today MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta announced a wave of new MySpace Music products in a keynote discussion at the Web 2.0 Summit. The conversation included details about MySpace’s overall business strategy and future. The […]

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iTunes attack: MySpace preps iLike buy-out

Tweet We thought it had gone just a little bit quiet with MySpace Music – now we know why – backed by News International it appears MySpace is attempting to acquire popular music steaming and recommendation service, iLike (which launched its own music download service this week) for a cool $20 million. This news is […]

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MySpace to lose three in ten US staff

Tweet MySpace is slashing staff by 30 per cent, saying the company plans a “return to a start-up culture” to hatch its future plans. In a move confirmed this afternoon (June 16), and as part of a plan to restructure itself into a more “innovative, efficient, and entrepreneurial business”, MySpace announced today that it will […]

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MySpace Music hooks Kasabian connection

Tweet MySpace Music will offer the world exclusive premiere of Kasabian’s new album ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’, making the album available for free streaming playback from today, Monday 1 June. The album is available here, one full week before appearing on general release. It’s the third album from the band, the follow-up to 2006’s […]

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3 secret Lily Allen/MySpace gigs 1

Tweet MySpace Music today announced three secret Lily Allen performances on three continents. The singer will stage intimate concerts for her MySpace fans in New York, Tokyo and London at no charge.  The events mark the first time a single artist will take part in multiple MySpace Secret Shows on a global basis, and follow the world […]

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Musicians gain Facebook, MySpace retail 4

Tweet News out of Midem, where the Indie Mobile arm of the [PIAS] Entertainment Group, have reached a deal with US mobile content and widget specialist Dijit to be their exclusive European distribution partner.   Dijit’s widget allows labels and artists to sell direct to fans through their MySpace and Facebook sites without the need […]

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MySpace launches mobile video test – no iPhone

Tweet MySpace Mobile has launched an international beta test of its new video delivery service for mobile phones, though iPhone support is not part of the package. MySpace is working with the video boffins at RipCode on the solution, which makes video content from the social networking site available to video enabled mobile devices. The […]

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