MySpace raising $50 million to challenge Spotify, Pandora

11:40PM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 |  MySpace will attempt to raise $US50 million to compete in the music streaming business against existing players Spotify and Pandora.

DMG Radio’s Rebekah Horne relocates to run LA start-up GumHouse

8:21PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 |  US start-up GumHouse has a new chief executive in the form of Rebekah Horne, digital director of DMG Radio Australia and former senior vice president of MySpace International.

Ex-Myspace CEO Mike Jones launches start-up incubator Science

11:41PM | Thursday, 17 November 2011 |  Former Myspace chief Mike Jones has launched a new start-up incubator known as Science, joining the plethora of tech entrepreneurs who have launched accelerators.

The inside story of MySpace’s fall

10:45PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 |  In Weekend Reads we look at the cause of MySpace’s unceremonious decline, dissect Apple’s simple marketing manifesto and provide advice on how to successfully pitch to a venture capitalist.


7:03PM | Monday, 25 July 2011 |  Founder of new mobile-based travel social network Buuna, Paul Lin talks to StartupSmart about translating his passion for travel into a business model.

Will Google + send Facebook the way of MySpace?

7:47PM | Friday, 22 July 2011 |  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and a rather irate Tom from MySpace discuss social media over a drink.

MySpace fate can be avoided with planning: analysts

6:56PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  Savvy brands such as BlackBerry are taking decisive action to avoid falling into the trap of becoming obselete, say analysts.

How to avoid MySpace-style stagnation

6:57PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  This week's best of the web includes tips on how to keep your business relevant, an illustration of the ever-growing tech bubble and 20 bizarre interview questions.

THE NEWS WRAP: News Corporation sells MySpace for $35 million

6:11AM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  News Corporation has finally sold MySpace, its once-dominant social networking site, for $35 million – a fraction of the price it paid for it six years ago.

MySpace awaits bids as YouTube acquires Delicious

4:15PM | Thursday, 28 April 2011 |  Media giant News Corp is accepting offers for social networking site MySpace, with a number of private equity firms and companies expected to submit bids by the end of the week.