Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

Magisto Video Editing Platform Reaches 10 Million Registered Users
/ September 19, 2013 1:20 pm
Magisto Video Editing Platform Reaches 10 Million Registered Users

The video editing platform Magisto announced in a blog post that it has reached the 10 million registered user mark. . Read More

Keek, Video-based Social Network, Raising $100 Million
/ August 12, 2013 12:58 pm
Keek, Video-based Social Network, Raising $100 Million

VentureBeat reports that the video-based social network known as Keek, has now reached the mark of 58 Million users and is on its way to raising $100 million in a round of funding to challenge Instagram and Vine. Users of Keek can post their videos on the web site using the mobile app. The videos can be up to 36 seconds long in the same fashion as Instagram and Vine. The current pace of the company’s growth is 250, 000 users every month. . Read More

Audiam Announces Royalty Plan to Get Musicians More Money From YouTube
/ July 30, 2013 2:24 pm
Audiam Announces Royalty Plan to Get Musicians More Money From YouTube

Audiam, a new service that makes money for artists every time their music is played on YouTube, today extended the service to U.S. artists and launched a music industry first: the service will now pay artists 100% of the money generated from plays of their own videos on YouTube. Audiam also expanded its service today to music publishers and labels. Customers of Audiam can now control just the master, the composition, or both. Read More

Billboard: YouTube Confirms VEVO Deal
/ July 3, 2013 1:10 pm
Billboard: YouTube Confirms VEVO Deal

Billboard reports: "Google Inc.'s YouTube on Tuesday confirmed that it has a renewed its agreement with Vevo, a music video and content distributor owned by Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Abu Dhabi Media Group. In addition to retaining VEVO's videos on YouTube, the deal calls for Google to invest in Vevo's business. The investment, reported by The Financial Times on Tuesday and Billboard in February to be worth between $40 million and $50 million, gives the Silicon Valley technology company a roughly 7% stake in Vevo." . Read More

The Next Web: YouTube for Android and iOS Receives Video Suggestion Overlays
/ June 21, 2013 10:30 am
The Next Web: YouTube for Android and iOS Receives Video Suggestion Overlays

The Next Web reports that Google has released an update to its YouTube app for Android and iOS, providing video suggestion overlays on what to watch next. You can download the new version straight from Google Play and Apple’s App Store. For YouTube creators and partners, Google says that the apps include InVideo Programming, which allows uploaders to cross-promote their videos and build branding from inside their channel’s videos by having viewers play their next clip. . 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

Washington Post: NSA and FBI Gain Direct Access from 9 Leading Internet Companies
/ June 7, 2013 1:32 pm
Washington Post: NSA and FBI Gain Direct Access from 9 Leading Internet Companies

The Washington Post reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are tapping straight into the central servers of nine top U.S. Internet companies, taking out audio and video conversations, images, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that allow analysts to monitor foreign targets, according to a top-secret document. Read More

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