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Muziic picks a fight with Vevo (and loses)

Remember Muziic? It used to be a PC application that let people build music playlists from YouTube videos, but just after Christmas it launched a website version. One of the key selling points? The ability to also play videos...
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Vevo boss reveals plans for connected TVs and mobile

After PaidContent ran a not-entirely-positive review of the new Vevo music videos portal, its CEO Rio Caraeff has responded to defend the company, promising an improvement in its search functionality and a push to license...
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Vevo won’t sell music videos, but may diversify

Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff says the newly-launched service won't be adding e-commerce any time soon. "I don't think consumers want to own music videos," he tells PaidContent.
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Vevo suffers from first-day technical gremlins

Many of the users flocking to video portal Vevo on its first day were disappointed - the sheer volume of traffic left the site sluggish - and in many cases inaccessible.
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Vevo launch: it’s the Bono and Doug Morris show (but not in HD)

Last night saw a star-studded launch party for music videos portal Vevo, with U2 frontman Bono introducing the service as "a great vehicle that will allow fans to go behind the scenes with their favourite artists". UMG boss...
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Vevo adds EMI in time for launch

The Vevo music videos portal launches today, and as predicted, EMI has joined in time for the launch. The label is providing its own catalogue of videos, as well as those from indie labels represented by its EMI Label Services...
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EMI may join Vevo this week

Music video portal Vevo launches this Tuesday in the US, but at the time of writing still has only two major labels on board - UMG and Sony.
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Music Ally Report: There’s no such thing as a free launch

Our lead looks at the new business model behind free music platforms.
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Vevo breaks cover – on YouTube, obviously

Some sharp-eyed YouTube users have spotted the first manifestation of UMG and Sony's new music video site, Vevo.
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Vevo gets funding at $300m valuation

What does upcoming music video portal Vevo have in common with UK football club Manchester City? Both are funded from Abu Dhabi.
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Vevo gets funding from Abu Dhabi at $300m valuation

What does soon-to-launch music video portal Vevo have in common with UK football club Manchester City? No, it's not Craig Bellamy. Both are funded from UAE emirate Abu Dhabi.Vevo has just taken an investment from the...
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WMG back on YouTube with own premium player

YouTube and Warner Music Group have confirmed that the label is to end its nine-month boycott of the video site, but with a deal that alters the way it makes money from YouTube.