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Google, Apple and Yahoo under investigation by DoJ

The US Justice Department has apparently launched an antitrust investigation into some of the largest technology companies, including Google, Apple and Yahoo.
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Apple and Google planning mobile app sharing tools

A report in Business Week says both Apple and Google are planning to introduce user-to-user sharing features for mobile applications on iPhone and Android.
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YouTube XL is targeting your television

YouTube is to make a push into the living room with something called YouTube XL - a redesigned version of its site designed to look good on television screens.
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Microsoft’s Bing isn’t a search engine, it’s a decision engine!

Microsoft took the wrappers off its new search engine, Bing.
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Google bans music uploads on its Korean blogging service

The Korea Times is reporting that Google has banned users of its Korean blogging platform Textcube from uploading songs onto their blogs - the first time it's taken such a move - due to new anti-filesharing legislation in...
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Spotify shows off Android mobile app at Google I/O event

Spotify has made no secret of the fact that it's working on mobile applications to access its streaming music service, but here's the first video of how they'll actually look.Spotify has released the footage...
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Farkie lets internet users strip music and videos from websites

More bad news for rights-owners comes in the form of another startup, Farkie. It's a free online tool to strip multimedia content from websites, including videos from YouTube and MP3s from MySpace Music playlists.
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Google on YouTube: “We’re monetising more than anyone else is making”

Google's David Eun has given an interview to PaidContent in which he says... not very much at all, really. Well, beyond the party line. So YouTube isn't struggling to make money - "we're monetising more than anyone else is...
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YouTube responds to new PRS for Music streaming rates

Earlier today, PRS for Music announced its new rates for streaming music services, increasing the headline royalty rate to 10.5% of revenues, while dropping the minima per-stream payment to 0.085p.
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MySpace facing big drop in Google ad revenues

Remember that massive $900 million advertising deal struck between MySpace and Google a while back? Well, it's due to come to an end in a year's time when Google makes its final payment in the $300 million a year deal.
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Google to gain share from Baidu in China, says analyst

Credit Suisse has issued a report claiming that Google will start to gain internet search market share in China over the next few years, at the expense of current market leader Baidu.
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Hulu in talks with major labels to add music videos

US online video site Hulu has so far focused on TV shows and movies, but a report on Bloomberg claims the company is now in talks with all four major labels to add music videos to its catalogue.