Redesigned MySpace opens its virtual doors

If you thought MySpace died a horrible death a very long time ago, well, you probably aren't alone.

Apple music logo trademark rejected

Apparently Apple doesn't always win when it comes to intellectual property law.

Myspace settles with FTC over misuse of private data

Moribund social networking service Myspace has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misled users over the use of their personal information.

Unplugging: The SXSW countdown begins

Spring break is upon us, and as MXDWN packs up and heads to Austin for the hugely popular SXSW Festival, so do many music moguls.

MySpace gains 1 million users

I pretty much chocked MySpace up for dead way back when. The social networking site has been bleeding visitors since 2008, when at its peak, it attracted 75.9 million unique visitors each month.

Other sites can compete with Facebook - in Asia


Yes, there is Google+ and MySpace, but don't you ever get the feeling that Facebook is the only happening social networking site in town?

Coming next month: Facebook Music

Next month, there will one more reason for everyone to stay logged into Facebook 24/7.

Unplugging: MySpace and the music universe

Space shuttle Atlantis achieved orbit in its final mission today, perhaps reminding you that your mom might not have been telling the truth when she said that you could be anything you want, even an astronaut.

News Corp. offloads MySpace for $35 million

News Corp. is reportedly offloading the moribund MySpace to Specific Media for a cool $35 million.

Yahoo sells Delicious to YouTube founders

Yahoo's finally found someone to take bookmarking service Delicious off its hands, selling up to YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.

Murdoch to merge MySpace and Fox News?

Rumor has it the media mogul is fed up with the failing social network and plans on taking it in a different direction completely.

News Corp reportedly wants to give up Myspace

It's time to jump off the sinking ship.

MySpace hemorrhages users after entertainment relaunch

MySpace lost an extraordinary ten million users in the space of just a month, according to figures from ComScore.

MySpace implodes, cuts 47% of remaining employees

As Facebook continues to grow, MySpace.com has been forced to cut 500 employees - a number which accounts for 47% of its current staff.

MySpace gets 'Mashup' with Facebook

MySpace has, as long expected, signed a deal allowing its users to log in using Facebook.

Myspace relaunches with entertainment focus

In a final attempt to claw users back from Facebook, Myspace has redesigned its website and says it plans to focus on its core user base of teenagers and young adults.

MySpace bows to inevitable, syncs with Facebook

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: MySpace has at last decided to sync with Facebook, allowing users to cross-post content and share status updates.

Google Slides into home plate with social gaming acquisition

In what is by far the biggest move from Google into online gaming, the search giant has reportedly agreed to pay $182 million to acquire social game developer Slide.

Facebook reaches a staggering 500 million users

There are now more Facebook user accounts than there are Windows 7 licenses, people in the United States, and the number of daily Twitter posts, combined!

Social networking mobile app usage explodes by 240%

There are nearly two-and-a-half times as many people using mobile Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace apps than there were last year, confirming it as the dominatingly largest growth area for the industry.