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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.
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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?''.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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,...
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£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...
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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.
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German composer sues Google/YouTube

More legal troubles for YouTube over music licensing - it's being sued in Germany by composer Frank Peterson.