Archive for category: music

Kobalt Launches ProKlaim Service for YouTube Royalties
/ May 5, 2014 11:41 am
Kobalt Launches ProKlaim Service for YouTube Royalties

Kobalt Music Group made an announcement last week about Kobalt’s unique technical integration with YouTube, including the launch of ProKlaim, Kobalt’s advanced detection technology, which has significantly increased revenues collected on behalf of its clients, matching over 50 million videos to date and over 1 billion YouTube streams per month. Read More

Music Video Service Vevo to the Market
/ April 30, 2014 5:49 pm
Music Video Service Vevo to the Market

VentureBeat reports that the owners of popular music video service Vevo are planning to put the company up for sale. Vevo, whose co-owners comprise Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Abu Dhabi Media, is seen as a massively significant service for Google’s YouTube, and it is certainly a part of the reason Google contemplates consumers would be fascinated in a YouTube-branded music service. . Read More

Rdio Partners with Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir to Improve Streaming Audio Quality
/ April 29, 2014 5:41 pm
Rdio Partners with Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir to Improve Streaming Audio Quality

From the Rdio blog: "Music is our passion at Rdio. We believe music is more than just a background beat...As a reflection of that passion, Rdio has aligned with The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir on an initiative called “Artists For Quality.” . Read More

Warner Music Group Buys Gold Typhoon to Gain Position In China
/ April 29, 2014 5:34 pm
Warner Music Group Buys Gold Typhoon to Gain Position In China

Warner Music Group today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the legendary recorded music catalog and current roster of recording artists of Gold Typhoon Group, one of the most successful independent music companies operating in the Greater China Region. Read More

Spotify To Overtake iTunes In Europe?
/ April 28, 2014 4:20 pm
Spotify To Overtake iTunes In Europe?

The Guardian reports that streaming music service Spotify has added more than 1 million active users in the UK in the last four months and is on pace to overtake iTunes as the top digital music service in Europe. . Read More

Pandora Shares Fall on Q1 Results
/ April 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Pandora Shares Fall on Q1 Results

CNET reports that Pandora Media, the operator of the Web's top radio service, Thursday reported a narrower-than-expected loss in the first quarter, but shares still plunged as the company's outlook for the current quarter again disappointed. . Read More

Apple Announces Q2 Results; Strong iPhone Sales Drive Record March Quarter Revenue
/ April 24, 2014 6:04 pm
Apple Announces Q2 Results; Strong iPhone Sales Drive Record March Quarter Revenue

Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended March 29, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share. . Read More

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