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iLike co-founder slams Rupert Murdoch for mismanagement

We reported yesterday on the demise of social music service iLike, but now co-founder Hadi Partovi has spoken out about what he sees as News Corporation's mismanagement of the service after it was acquired by Myspace.
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Myspace finally shuts down iLike

You're probably thinking the same thing as us: iLike was still going? But yes, it was, until this week. Myspace has finally shut down the social music service that it acquired in August 2009.
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iLike staffers launching new Picadee startup

Four former employees of music service iLike are launching a (currently) stealthy new startup called Picadee, with financial backing from iLike founders Ali and Hadi Partovi...
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Sandbox Issue Twenty Three: iLikes Apps Disliked by Artists

Welcome to Sandbox – Issue 23 As always we have all the latest ideas, tools, services, news and views. This fortnight we look at: – Our lead focuses on the operability of iLike mobile applications since being...
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iLike founders step down from MySpace roles

When MySpace bought music service iLike last August, it was widely assumed that the main reason for the deal was talent: MySpace wanted iLike's well-respected executive and development teams....
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What does Google’s new music service mean for the industry?

We had our go at analysing the potential impact of Google's new music search in yesterday's PDF Report, but others have been doing the same. Billboard's Glenn Peoples has penned two pieces analysing the implications.
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Google unveils new music search with MySpace, Lala, Pandora, Imeem AND Rhapsody

The speculation last week about Google's music search plans was pretty much on the money. Announced officially last night, the company's new search features will provide streaming previews when people search for song titles...
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Google ramping up its music search features

There were excitable reports overnight that Google is about to launch its own music service.
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Music Ally Report: What next for MySpace?

Our lead: has MySpace now become irrelevant to the industry and have other social networking platforms stolen its thunder?
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Onseeker launches iPhone live music app

Hot on the heels of iLike's Local Concerts iPhone app comes Onseeker Music, which does a similar thing (albeit with a press release that calls it revolutionary).
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It’s official: MySpace is buying iLike

MySpace has confirmed a deal to buy social music service iLike – all those rumours earlier in the week were correct, it seems. No price has yet been announced, although the figure of $20 million has been floating about...
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Why buying iLike could benefit MySpace

Is MySpace buying music service iLike? There's been no official announcement, just seemingly well-sourced reports on TechCrunch and the Wall Street Journal, along with a follow-up on All Things Digital saying the deal has...