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.
February 9, 2012
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.
February 8, 2012
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...
June 24, 2011
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...
November 18, 2010
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....
April 21, 2010
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.
October 30, 2009
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...
October 29, 2009
Google ramping up its music search features
There were excitable reports overnight that Google is about to launch its own music service.
October 22, 2009
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?
September 3, 2009
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).
August 28, 2009
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...
August 19, 2009