Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

YouTube to Purchase Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion?
/ May 20, 2014 3:45 pm
YouTube to Purchase Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion?

On Sunday, both the Wall Street Journal and Variety reported that YouTube is in talks to buy Twitch for more than $1 billion. Neither company was commenting publicly on Monday but there has been no shortage of opinions on the possible deal and what it might mean to YouTube, Twitch, consumers and the industry. . Read More

Maker Studios to Create Their Own Video Platform
/ May 8, 2014 2:56 pm
Maker Studios to Create Their Own Video Platform

Adweek reports that Maker Studios announced on Tuesday at the Digital Content NewFronts that it will be debuting Maker.tv, a consumer-facing video platform that appears to challenge YouTube. Read More

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

Vine Introduces A Six-Second YouTube
/ May 2, 2014 12:10 pm
Vine Introduces A Six-Second YouTube

TechCrunch reports that mobile application, Vine, is edging closer to being a YouTube competitor, where "users can create short videos on mobile and yet still experience all the wonders of the laid-back YouTube-style consumption experience.". 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

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

MusiXmatch Integrates Lyrics into YouTube Music Videos
/ April 23, 2014 3:36 pm
MusiXmatch Integrates Lyrics into YouTube Music Videos

Hypebot reports that MusiXmatch is integrating lyrics into YouTube music videos offering viewers the ability to monitor or sing along while viewing. MusiXmatch is now offering lyrics to mobile apps, a Spotify desktop app and TV screens through Apple's AirPlay. Read More

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