-- MySpace named Alex Maghen as its new chief technology officer, replacing founding CTO Aber Whitcomb, who has left to pursue other opportunities. Maghen was previously CTO for the MySpace Music joint venture. He will report to MySpace COO Mike Jones, and will continue overseeing the CTO role at MySpace Music until the company finds a replacement for the position.

-- DJ Hero hasn't even been released yet, but gaming press reports say publisher Activision is already working on a sequel. A London game developer working with Activision has approached DJ Qbert to be involved in DJ Hero 2, according to the reports. A sequel is considered highly likely. Guitar Hero is now on it's fifth version. [GameIndustry.biz]

-- Digital distribution firm INgrooves has added retailers 24-7 Entertainment, Starzik and People's Music Store to the list of outlets that will now carry the INgrooves catalog. The move is part of the company's efforts to expand its international footprint.

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