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Audiam Rasies $2 Million to Monetize YouTube
/ March 4, 2014 2:41 pm
Audiam Rasies $2 Million to Monetize YouTube

Audiam, which launched in mid-2013 to focus on getting music publishers, labels and artists paid for the use of their music on YouTube, has secured $2 million in funding from a strategic group of investors, including: Jason Mraz (Grammy award winning multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter); Brett Gurewitz (founder/owner of Epitaph and Anti Records); Jimmy Buffett (multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter, entrepreneur, writer and songwriter); and Bill Silva (manager, concert promoter, music publisher), among others. . Read More

ZEFR Raises $30 Million
/ February 26, 2014 9:01 am
ZEFR Raises $30 Million

ZEFR, a leading platform that builds social marketing and rights management software for online video, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) that included participation from existing investors U.S. Venture Partners, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Richmond Park Partners. Read More

Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos
/ February 11, 2014 5:34 pm
Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos

VentureBeat reports that Google’s Chromecast will now provide access to play most YouTube videos on your TV. Prior, Chromecast users had to surf the YouTube website or one of its mobile apps to allow screen mirroring on videos. . Read More

Sightly Raises $1.7 Million to Expand Online Video Ad Business
/ January 29, 2014 4:40 pm
Sightly Raises $1.7 Million to Expand Online Video Ad Business

TechCrunch reports that Sightly has raised $1.7 million in its seed round. The funding round was led by Mack Capital with participation from Tomorrow Ventures and 500 Startups. Sightly offers businesses a cost-effective method to create video ad campaigns for numerous YouTube networks, and then modify them to specific regions. Read More

YouTube Launches New Comments Tool
/ January 14, 2014 5:01 pm
YouTube Launches New Comments Tool

TechCrunch reports that YouTube has launched a new tool to manage comments on its website that provides video creators with a central inbox to store all the comments the video receives. By accessing the new comments page, video owners can rapidly scan their comments, eliminate violent videos, flag remarks for spam and rate comments with a thumbs up. . Read More

Hypedmusic Shuts Down After Receiving Cease & Desist Notice from RIAA
/ January 2, 2014 3:02 pm
Hypedmusic Shuts Down After Receiving Cease & Desist Notice from RIAA

GigaOm reports that the free music application, Hypedmusic, has shut down after receiving a cease and desist notice from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) alleging that the service is violating copyright. Hypedmusic is an Android, web, and iOS application that allows users to discover music accessible on services like YouTube, SoundCloud, and Tumblr through a simple UI. . Read More

SoundHound Expands iTunes Radio Integration
/ December 26, 2013 12:38 pm
SoundHound Expands iTunes Radio Integration

Hypebot reports that SoundHound is expanding its integration of iTunes Radio to allow it to be launched from SoundHound's iOS app. The service will be triggered by the music identified by SoundHound. SoundHound is best known for its music recognition technology. Read More

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