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Napster CEO stepping down

After 10 years, Napster CEO Chris Gorog is stepping down from the company to start his own venture.

WMG on board with Hulu

Warner Music Group has become the second major label to strike a content licensing deal with online video hub Hulu. The deal brings music videos, concert performances, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage to artist-branded pages within the Hulu site.

Vevo to launch Dec. 8

The Vevo online music video service is expected to launch Dec. 8, according to sources close to the company.

MySpace to acquire imeem

MySpace reportedly is in the late stages of negotiating an acquisition of rival music streaming service imeem.

Beatles help boost music game biz

The music game genre experienced a much-needed lift in September on the backs of new releases "The Beatles: Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero 5."

U2 concert will stream on YouTube

U2 and YouTube have teamed up to broadcast a live stream of the band's Los Angeles concert this weekend via its YouTube channel.

YouTube, WMG agree on new licensing deal

YouTube and Warner Music Group made it official today, announcing a new content licensing deal that will bring the label's content back to the popular video streaming service after a nine-month absence.

Last.fm to launch as radio station

CBS Interactive Group is turning the Last.fm music service into a broadcast radio station. Starting Oct. 5, the Last.fm station will be multicast on CBS's high-definition radio channels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco -- as well as streamed on CBS Radio's Web site -- as a programmed channel.

Echospin, UMGD sign direct-to-fan deal

Universal Music Group Distribution has partnered with Echospin on a digital initiative designed to sell and promote content directly to fans.

Clear Channel brings back ‘Stripped’

Clear Channel Radio is bringing its popular "Stripped" on-demand music series to its iheartradio online and mobile channel.

EMI executive vp digital to leave company

Billboard has learned that EMI executive VP of digital marketing Cory Ondrejka is leaving the company.

MTV formulating Rock Band Network

Most recording artists would love to have their music available on MTV Networks' "Rock Band" video game. But MTV's Harmonix unit, the developer of "Rock Band," simply hasn't had the time or staff to program the vast number of songs it would like to include in the game.