Though it’s a bold move for Vevo, it’s not unexpected considering the ongoing battle between YouTube and German copyright society GEMA, which began in 2009.
Online video channels are hemorrhaging ad revenue due to fees. Content distributors like YouTube suck up cash in exchange for letting you reach a big audience. So, where’s a provider like Vevo to go? Back to TV.
YouTube has renewed its agreement with music video service Vevo and is making an estimated $50 million investment. This investment gives Google a 10 percent stake in the company and puts Vevo’s valuation at about $500 million.
Back to the future? Everything old is new again?
In what would become a very expensive game of musical chairs, Google is interested in making a $50 million investment into music video service Vevo.
Social music service Soundrop announced this morning that it has launched listening rooms on Facebook, which means that artists — and fans — can create social music spaces where they can listen to music together, chat, and vote on what they want to hear next.
Roku has added two new channels to its vast library that should make music fans very happy.
TV is moving to the web, and no company is benefitting more from that than Google. It’s really not a competition.
We haven’t heard much about the non-gaming functionality of the Ouya. Today we learned that the music video-streaming app Vevo will be available on the android-based console.
The debate over native apps versus mobile web rages on: which is better, which is more accessible, which is more customer-friendly.
Facebook is a hub for many things such as looking at photos, updating friends and family on your life and stalking just about anyone. Since it’s September developer conference f8, Facebook has also become a go-to for media including music and news.
Social network Myspace clarified its future strategy of focusing on music at an advertising event Monday.
What do you do when you’re already the number one website for sharing photos? Go after videos. In a report released today by online measurement firm comScore, Facebook ranked as the third largest website for viewing videos online in the month of July, with Google Sites and Vevo ranking as the first and second largest.