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Vimeo Offers $10000 for Exclusive Rights Toronto International Film Festival Indie Films
/ September 3, 2013 1:20 pm
Vimeo Offers $10000 for Exclusive Rights Toronto International Film Festival Indie Films

TechCrunch reports that Vimeo is offering a $10,000 advance to independent filmmakers to make their movies available online through Vimeo On Demand. The offer for direct distribution sales will be available to films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. Read More

VentureBeat: Apple to Acquire Second Screen Startup Matcha.tv
/ August 16, 2013 3:32 pm
VentureBeat: Apple to Acquire Second Screen Startup Matcha.tv

VentureBeat reports that Apple has acquired Matcha.tv, the second screen TV and video app, which had recently shut down. The company's iOS app provides a comprehensive overview of programming offered by TV cable providers namely Comcast, streaming video services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime), and digital video stores (iTunes, Amazon). . Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Renting HD Videos to Older iPhones
/ July 9, 2013 11:45 am
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Renting HD Videos to Older iPhones

A Florida-based lawyer has filed a class action suit against Apple for allegedly allowing consumers to pay more for high definition versions of movies and TV shows that do not play on older iPhone devices. Scott Weiselberg, who filed the complaint in San Francisco court in June, says “Apple violated consumer protection laws and should compensate him and everyone else who paid $4.99 to download HD versions of movies and TV shows to older Apple devices.” . Read More

TuneCore Founders Jeff Price & Peter Wells Launch Audiam
/ June 14, 2013 10:25 am
TuneCore Founders Jeff Price & Peter Wells Launch Audiam

TuneCore founders Jeff Price and Peter Wells today unveiled a beta version of their new company, Audiam, an online service focused on getting money for artists when their music is used on YouTube. The beta version of Audiam was made available today for artists residing anywhere outside of the US. After further refinement, the service will launch globally, in full form, early this summer. Read More

Hypebot: Apple Announces iTunes Radio
/ June 11, 2013 11:22 am
Hypebot: Apple Announces iTunes Radio

Hypebot reports that Apple has announced iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service offering more than 200 stations and an impressive collection of music from the iTunes Store. The service is available from your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC and Apple TV. One of the unique aspects of the service is the personalization feature which will evolve stations the more you listen; the more you use it, the more it will understand the kind of music you like and will personalize the music accordingly. . Read More

VentureBeat: MessageMe reaches 5 Million Users in 75 Days
/ May 21, 2013 3:46 pm
VentureBeat: MessageMe reaches 5 Million Users in 75 Days

VentureBeat reports that messaging app service MessageMe has reached 5 million users in just 75 days after launch. Last week, MessageMe raised $10 million in funding. MessageMe offers iOS and Android applications that allow you to share rich messages and content with family and friends. Apart from standard texts, you can also send pictures, YouTube videos, iTunes songs, voice recordings, and more. Over 1,500 notifications are sent to MessageMe users per second. . Read More

CNET: Apple’s App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads
/ May 16, 2013 4:39 pm
CNET: Apple’s App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads

CNET reports that Apple's App Store reached another major landmark, amassing 50 billion app downloads, according to the countdown timer on Apple's Web site and in iTunes. Apple also confirmed the milestone on Twitter saying, “We just hit 50 billion app downloads. Thank you. It couldn't have happened without you.” . Read More

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