Tag: video streaming

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Vevo’s YouTube deal expires, but partnership remains… for now

YouTube and Vevo's distribution partnership expired last night, but all those music videos won't be disappearing from Google's video site just yet.
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Vevo passes $200m payments to rightsholders

Music videos service Vevo has paid $200m to music industry rightsholders since its launch in 2009, according to figures shared by the company yesterday.
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Vevo passes $200m payments to rightsholders

Music videos service Vevo has paid $200m to music industry rightsholders since its launch in 2009, according to figures shared by the company yesterday.
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Vdio launching in the UK and US with close links to Rdio

Rdio's sister company Vdio is preparing to launch its private beta in the UK and US, and it seems there'll be some close links between the two companies.
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Vevo expands to Spain, France and Italy

Big news for music videos service Vevo this morning, as it launched in three more European countries: Spain, France and Italy.
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YouTube network Base79 raises $10m for expansion

Base79 have announced a big funding round – $10m according to TechCrunch – with former News Corporation exec Peter Chernin one of the key investors.
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YouTube set for second investment round in original channels

YouTube is preparing to invest a second round of funding in original channels, following the $100m it invested in startups and individuals a year ago.
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Netflix signs up 1m UK and Irish members in seven months

Streaming films and TV service Netflix says it has signed up 1m members in the UK and Ireland in the seven months since launching there.
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Analyst claims Apple is planning subscription-based video service

Can those rumours of an Apple cloud music service for a while - the latest speculation concerns the company's plans for streaming video. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek has published a report claiming that Apple plans to take...
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YouTube video page redesign goes live

YouTube has been working on a revamp of its video pages for a while now, but following successful limited trials, the new design has gone live for every video on the site. The new look is less cluttered, with no star ratings...
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YouTube to host movie viewing party with added Twitter

YouTube has announced plans for an online viewing party for the film Taxi Driver, with live Twitter updates appearing below the viewing window.
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Napster adds videos to NTT DoCoMo mobile service

Napster has extended its mobile deal with Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo to include videos as well as full-track music. The new streaming videos have been branded as Napster Clips, and will initially be available to owners...