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Gigstreaming update – U2 on YouTube, Insomnia festival on BitTorrent

Last night saw YouTube's live stream of a U2 concert in California, watchable by viewers in 16 countries.A Twitter widget was built in allowing people to chat about the gig, complete with a dedicated #U2webcast –...
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YouTube to livestream U2 gig this weekend

More news on YouTube's move into live events: the site will stream a U2 gig live from Los Angeles this weekend, on the band's YouTube channel.
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YouTube to livestream U2 gig this weekend

More news on YouTube's move into live events: the site will stream a U2 gig live from Los Angeles this weekend, on the band's YouTube channel.It will be watchable from 16 countries, and is the second gig to be webcast...
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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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WMG hires Outrigger Media for online video sales

Warner Music Group has announced that it's working with online video advertising firm Outrigger Media to "identify and secure advertising and brand sponsorships for artists on a variety of online platforms".
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YouTube special – ContentID improvements, over-valuation, Viacom evidence

There's a lot of YouTube news today, so we're bagging it up into one story.
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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.
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TrendWatch: Musicians as digital curators

Artists have always had opinions about what music (other than their own) is great. But in the digital era, there are far more chances to trumpet those tastes to their fans. The idea of 'artist as curator' is gaining...
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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.WMG will now sell advertising around its music...
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YouTube ratings not much use… says YouTube

Pleased with the many five-star ratings given to your artist's latest video on YouTube? Maybe hold the champagne.
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Report claims WMG and YouTube close to ceasing hostilities

Before PRS for Music and GEMA fell out with YouTube, Warner Music Group had its own high-profile licensing spat with Google's video sharing site.
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New Boyz get iJerkin iPhone app

Another artist getting the App Store treatment is Warner Bros band New Boyz, whose iJerkin app has just gone live.