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  1. Music Social Network MOG Closes New Round Of Funding

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music social network MOG closed a $5 million investment round, led by Menlo Ventures, bringing the company's total funding to $12.5 million. CEO David Hyman hinted that the new cash infusion will be used to expand the site to a more robust mu ...

  2. Billboard.biz Q&A: MOG CEO David Hyman

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music social network MOG relaunched today to become, in the words of founder and CEO David Hyman, the "Huffington Post of the music business." But the new look is just the first step in what Hyman says will be a much broader music servic ...

  3. Sony, UMG Sign On With New MOG Streaming Service

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Music-based social network MOG has developed a new version of the service which includes a free, full-song streaming feature that has won the support of two major labels. The company has struck licensing deals with Sony Music Entertainment and Uni ...

  4. Sony BMG, WMG Pull Content From iLike

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG and Warner Music Group have blocked full-song streaming of their music from the iLike service. The move comes months after iLike struck a deal with Rhapsody, earlier this year, to let users stream a limited number of full songs from the s ...

  5. Social Network MOG Flips Switch On Mobile Partner

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music-focused social network MOG has selected off-deck mobile content service Dada Entertainment as its exclusive mobile music partner. Under the deal, artists' MOG profiles will include a link to buy ringtones and MP3s for their mobile phone ...

  6. Digital Briefs: T-Pain, MOG

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Fresh on the heels of launching his new digital-only record label—Nappy Boy Digital—hip-hop singer/producer T-Pain has tapped mobile content company Zed (formerly 9 Squared) as the label’s exclusive mobile distributor. Under the deal, Zed will pl ...

  7. MOG Social Network Adds Lyrics To Service

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music-focused social network MOG has added lyrics to its service through a deal with Gracenote. CEO David Hyman announced the development on the company's blog . The implementation of the lyrics page is much like that of other music services ...

  8. Social Networks, Managers Discuss New Biz Models

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two panels held at NARM this afternoon (May 6) represented a significant departure from yesterday's programming, with speakers on the "Music and Social Networking" and "Artist Managers" panels declaring the old CD and majo ...

  9. Majors Give MOG Financing Boost

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music-centric social networking service MOG received a $2.8 million round of funding which included financing from divisions of UMG and Sony BMG according to online reports . This round is on top of the $3.2 million the company raised in prior rou ...

  10. MOG Adds Brough As VP

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MOG, a social networking service for music, added Alex Brough as VP of sales and strategic partnerships. He comes to the company from MTV Networks, where he ran the company's West Coast sales operations. He will work out of MOG's Los Ang ...

  11. Plugged And Unplugged: Social Networks, 'PlaysForSure'

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Plugged: Social networks can be incredibly annoying applications for those of us old enough to not really care what are friends are up to when we're not with them. But their music discovery capabilities are virtually unparalleled. The ability ...

  12. MOG, Rhapsody Link For Streaming Deal

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music social networking site MOG has added the ability to stream full songs listed on members’ profiles thanks to a partnership with Rhapsody. The MOG service reads the music libraries of members and posts them to the profile of each, along with a ...

  13. Popkomm IMEA Shortlist Unveiled

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Four European companies, two U.S. ventures, plus one each from Australia and Israel comprise the eights finalists at this year's Popkomm Innovation in Music and Entertainment Awards (IMEA) on Sept 19 in Berlin. Between them, the short-listed ...

  14. Biz Embraces New IM Technology

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The music industry is embracing a Web-based instant messaging online chat feature provided by Meebo. The tool allows users to instantly create IM-based chat rooms to not only send messages, but also view the same media files in real time, such as ...

  15. Sonos Taps Abram To Lead Global Expansion

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital music manufacturer Sonos has appointed Phil Abram as president and COO. The former Sony executive is charged with leading the company's worldwide expansion. Sonos, headquartered in Santa Barbara, Calif., is a multi-room wireless digit ...

  16. Friday Feature: Plugged and Unplugged

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT PLUGGED: With the Beatles putting yet another long-running legal dispute behind them, the road is becoming increasingly clearer for bringing the Fab Four's catalog to digital music services. By settling its royalty dispute with EMI , the two ...

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