46 posts and columns on Myspace Music
“I know it sounds crazy, but our new company, http://altly.com, is building an alternative to Facebook. More details soon :-)”
This one was only a matter of time: Myspace Music head Courtney Holt is stepping down, without a new gig lined up.
Google and Myspace have finally struck a new ad deal, replacing the three-year, $900 million pact that expired this fall. The two companies aren’t handing out details on the new pact, but have made it clear that it’s not going to be anything like the old one, which provided Myspace and the rest of News Corp.’s Web properties with massive guaranteed payments.
Google’s Instant is very fast, but the digerati are almost as quick: They’ve immediately started debating what, exactly, the new search feature is going to murder. But J.P. Morgan reminds us that, homicide aside, Google Instant won’t have an immediate impact on the company’s own revenues and costs.
Anybody want to run the music division of the world’s biggest media company? Because Google is hiring: The search giant is casting about for an executive to run its music service, which doesn’t actually exist yet.
When will Spotify, the best music service Americans can’t use, finally make it to the U.S.? No time soon, according to a new report from Billboard. The good news for impatient people: There are plenty of substitutes available right now.