Hulu to stream live Dave Matthews gig
Up until now, online TV service Hulu has been focused on, well, online TV. As in shows from broadcasters. However, as we've reported before, it's keen to branch out into music video and give YouTube a run for its money.
May 22, 2009
Blip.fm adds YouTube videos to service
If you've not seen Blip.fm, it's usually summarised as a Twitter for music, complete with its tagline of ''What are you listening to?''.
May 21, 2009
Naked French women are the new indie bands on treadmills
The huge YouTube success of OK Go's treadmill video epitomised the new focus for music videos - it's as much about creating a stir online as it is getting TV airplay.
May 21, 2009
Report claims Apple to segment iPhones by software
With ongoing rumours about the hardware features in this summer's new iPhone(s), a new report claims that Apple may be planning to differentiate its handsets using software.
May 19, 2009
Vevo: so it’s very much a Universal Music thing then…
Recently-annoucaraeff1nced premium music video site Vevo will appoint head of Universal's digital music business Rio Caraeff to head its operation.
May 11, 2009
WMG picked the wrong man to send a takedown notice to
This should be entertaining: Warner Music Group has sent a DMCA takedown notice to YouTube concerning a video of a presentation by Lawrence Lessig.
April 29, 2009
Why those Susan Boyle videos have made $0 in YouTube advertising
Britain's Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle's audition has been watched more than 75 million times on YouTube so far, but rights-owner ITV hasn't made a penny in advertising. Why? Because it's still in negotiations with YouTube...
April 24, 2009
YouTube introduces real-time notifications
Live friend-streams are all the rage in the Web 2.0 world at the moment, from Twitter to Facebook to FriendFeed.
April 23, 2009
UMG launches YouTube games for Lady Gaga, Chris Cornell and others
UMG subsidiary Interscope Geffen A&M has found a creative new way to promote its music videos on YouTube - via interactive games.Well, sort of games - its IGA Video Challenge features videos from the likes of Lady Gaga, N.E.R.D,...
April 21, 2009
£117m PRS payout to British songwriters
PRS for Music has announced that its members will be paid their share of a record distribution of £117 million for the first quarter of this year, based on analysis of 19.7 million performances of more than 743,000 individual...
April 20, 2009
Susan Boyle closing in on 100 million online video views
You know Susan Boyle: that Scottish lady who everyone on Britain's Got Talent laughed at until they heard her sing.
April 20, 2009