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  1. Business Matters: Twitter Shares Soar, But Is It All Hype — Or the Next Friendster?

    November 07, 2013 8:12 PM EST Twitter's debut on the New York Stock Exchange was so successful that "bubble" was a commonly heard word on Thursday. The closing price of $44.90, about even with the opening price of $45.10 but below the day's high of $50.9 ...

  2. Myspace In Final Buyout Talks With Bobby Kotick

    June 10, 2011 7:38 AM EDT An investor group including Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick is in final talks to take a controlling stake in News Corp's social network site Myspace, according to three people familiar with the matter. Kotick's i ...

  3. Business Matters: Qtrax, MySpace, Lala, WMG

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Qtrax , which has been holed up in the "where are they now?" file for a few months, issued a press release on Wednesday with details ...

  4. Facebook, Twitter Cut Into MySpace's User Time

    June 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT News Corp. executives often present MySpace and Facebook as competing in different markets, with Facebook used as a communications vehicle and MySpace for entertainment. Whatever the case, a straight line can be drawn between more time spent on Fa ...

  5. Leveraging Social Networks Takes Focus At Bandwidth

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A panel on "word of mouse" at the Bandwidth conference focused on new trends in social networking and how advertisers can leverage those networks to reach music fans. Aaron Barnes, VP of sales and business development at Friendster, poin ...

  6. Bebo Users Get My Music

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Qloud My Music application is launching on Bebo. The service allows social networking users to stream the full versions of songs listed on profiles of other members, as well as stream their own iTunes library remotely. The widget first launche ...

  7. Google Takes Aim At Social Networks

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The social networking space is heating up even further, with Google announcing a new technology designed to edge into a market currently dominated by MySpace and Facebook. The company's new OpenSocial technology aims to make it easier for app ...

  8. Musicane Links With Will.I.Am

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service offers player for Web sites, blogs. Will.i.am has joined the executive team as head of marketing for Musicane, an online service that provides content creators with tools to sell digital content directly from their own Web sites, blogs and ...

  9. Friendster Teams With Music Service

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Members can build online radio stations, share playlists. Friendster, a social networking site pre-dating MySpace, has joined with the Pandora.com music recommendation service to let users build online radio stations and share playlists with frien ...