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Top Google Engineer Decamps for EMI Music

Engineering VP is the second senior exec to jump ship in two months

(Newser) - A top Google engineer has signed on to help guide EMI Music through a restructuring, in the wake of its acquisition by after private equity firm Terra Firma, reports the New York Times. Douglas Merrill, Google’s VP of engineering, will become president of digital at the world’s fourth-largest... More »

Music Giant EMI Slashing 2,000 Jobs

Robbie Williams warns he'll withhold album to protest 'bean counters'

(Newser) - The new owners of record company titan EMI are cleaning house, starting with the elimination of 2,000 jobs—a third of its workforce—in a restructuring that could also include dumping artists, reports the Wall Street Journal. The layoffs come as new owner, Terra Firma Capital, tries to rejuvenate... More »

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