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British Songwriters Goes Against YouTube by Issuing a Legal Statement
/ July 8, 2014 5:23 pm
British Songwriters Goes Against YouTube by Issuing a Legal Statement

DigitalMusicNews reports that The British Academy of Songwriters has given a statement by supporting independent labels in their fight against YouTube’s music service contract. Last week, YouTube told uncooperative indie labels that if an agreement might not be reached, then content would be taken down. . Read More

StepUp allows you to Easily Cut YouTube Videos into Bite-Size Chunks
/ July 7, 2014 6:44 pm
StepUp allows you to Easily Cut YouTube Videos into Bite-Size Chunks

TechCrunch reports that UK-based startup StepUp, which has built a platform for turning current digital video content into shorter snippets that can be looped for repeat viewing, or watched in order – one segment after another. Founder Makoto Inoue dubs his creation a ‘Vine for YouTube’. The idea is to offer the regular online customer the skill to chain together and tag/annotate video snippets by cutting a single longer original video down to size as a highlight snippet. . Read More

YouTube is calling out ISPs for Crappy Streaming Video Service
/ July 7, 2014 6:44 pm
YouTube is calling out ISPs for Crappy Streaming Video Service

VentureBeat reports that YouTube has recently started informing users that their Internet Service Provider might be the reason for their poor video streaming playback. The notifications, first stated by Quartz yesterday, pop up on videos that take an excessive amount of time to load, or frequently stop mid-way through playback to buffer. Read More

YouTube Reveals Crowdfunding
/ June 30, 2014 4:42 pm
YouTube Reveals Crowdfunding

DigitalMusicNews reports that YouTube recently previewed upcoming features for creators on their blog. Some of these features are now live, as YouTube revealed numerous new features at VidCon in Anaheim, California. Fans will be capable of offering money to their preferred YouTube channels at any time. This puts YouTube head-to-head with platforms like Patreon. Some popular channels are now testing the feature, and it will soon be launched on android and desktop. . Read More

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Epoxy Raises $6.5 Million to Connect YouTubers with Fans
/ June 25, 2014 6:00 pm
Epoxy Raises $6.5 Million to Connect YouTubers with Fans

TechCrunch reports that Epoxy has raised $6.5 Million in its Series A Round of Funding. The funding round was led by existing investor Upfront Ventures with participation from Time Warner Investments, and previous investors include Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Greycroft Partners, Advancit Capital, and Robert Downey Jr.’s Downey Ventures. Read More

YouTube to Block Indie Labels who don’t Sign Up to New Music Service
/ June 18, 2014 3:37 pm
YouTube to Block Indie Labels who don’t Sign Up to New Music Service

The Guardian reports that YouTube is dropping content from indie labels if they don't sign up for it's upcoming subscription music service. The video company will begin testing the new music service, rumored to be called YouTube Music Pass, which will charge people for listening and watching music without advertisements and download songs to their mobile devices. Robert Kyncl, YouTube's head of content and business operations, said it will launch more widely later in the year. Read More

Honda Stage Links Live Shows and Video in New Music Program
/ June 13, 2014 2:46 pm
Honda Stage Links Live Shows and Video in New Music Program

Hypebot reports that Honda is surely not new to music or to youth with, for instance, the Honda Civic Tour now in its 13th year. However, they do appear to be upping things with their new Honda Stage program that comprises partnership efforts with Clear Channels’ iHeartRadio, REVOLT, Live Nation, Vevo and YouTube. Read More

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