– The founders of music discovery application iLike, which was acquired by News
Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) MySpace in August 2009, have stepped down from the MySpace executive,
TechCrunch reported. Twin brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi had been SVP of
business development and SVP of technology at MySpace, respectively. Hadi will
pursue other opportunities, while Ali will remain a strategic advisor; iLike
co-founder Nat Brown will continue on as head of mobile at MySpace.