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More Music Industry News: Jonas Bros. Network, Beggars, VEVO, Pandora, Twitter GEO & More

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  • image from www.truthdrums.com AOL teams with the Jonas Brothers for Cambio - an online MTV like channel for the under 24 set. (NY Times) The net channel launches later today.
  • Lesley Bleakley has resigned as the U.S. CEO of the Beggars Group.  On her personal blog Bleakley said that she'd be moving to Hanoi for the last two years and adopting a second child. Best wishes Lesley!
  • Mitch Rotter has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Development for Universal Music Distribution. Formerly Rotter served as VP of Marketing for the company.
  • VEVO to launch in the Middle East. (The National)
  • Starbucks, Lexus, and Budweiser are the first brands on the new Pandora iPad advertising platform. (press release)
  • Twitter will add places to posts (Bits) and its overall service has been plagued by repeated hour long outages recently (CNet)
  • Over the next six months, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will spend about $1 million to develop a working prototype of the platform, with NPR leading the charge.(Wired)
  • MTV has selected Yangaroo's DMDS to power and secure online review and voting for the 2010 MTV Music Awards. (press release)
  • OpenMusicMedia is a meetup that's taking in Los Angeles on June 14; it’s an informal gathering of all sorts of people interested in all things music, technology, the web and related media.  This is the first event in LA and it’s open and free to anyone who wants to join them for lots of interesting chat and plenty of good beer. (TopSpin Media)


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