>>> Major label layoffs have begun at Sony BMG and Universal's Island Def Jam. Will they spread? The latest rumors center on Geffen and Columbia.
>>> Nokia's new "Comes With Music" for new cell phones features content from Universal but comes heavily laden with DRM. Recent contradictory digital moves by Universal causes us to ask "Will The Real Doug Morris Please Stand Up?"
>>> Nabbr launched a viral video player with content from all four majors and grabbed more funding.
>>> UK download store 7Digital is getting aggressive with pricing and new features and appears ready to enter the US download market.
>>> MySpace's new Transmissions series offers new video interviews and performances alongside a sales opportunity.
>>> EMI has a new deal with Christian indie Vertical shft.
>>> Join the debate on which new record label models will survive.
>>> Sunday 12/9 is the last day to add your nominations to Hypebot's first annual Music Blog Awards.