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Vevo CEO: The war on piracy is like the war on drugs…’unwinnable’

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The Next Web is at the Guardian Changing Media Summit this week, a conference promising to deliver insights from the organisations and individuals capitalising on disruption within the digital content space. You can monitor all our coverage here. Following on from BSkyB’s CEO Jeremy Darroch announcing its new Now TV...
Vevo CEO: The war on piracy is like the war on drugs…’unwinnable’

Steve Wozniak Says The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is A Threat To Internet Innovation

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says the U.S. piracy case against Kim Dotcom is "hokey" and a threat to Internet innovation. Wozniak and Dotcom spoke out against the federal case in separate interviews with The Associated Press Wednesday. Dotcom, the flamboyant founder of file-sharing site Megaupload,...
Steve Wozniak Says The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is A Threat To Internet Innovation

Google earns far more from iPhone than from Android, figures suggest

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Oracle's damages claim prompts revelation that Android made less than $550m for search company up to the end of 2011Android generated less than $550m in revenues for Google between 2008 and the end of 2011, if figures provided by the search giant as part of a settlement offer with Oracle...
Google earns far more from iPhone than from Android, figures suggest

Pandora woos advertisers with monthly stats, as it hits 49 million active listeners

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Music recommendation service Pandora is to begin issuing key audience metrics on a month-to-month basis, as it looks to attract more advertising revenue in the wake of its latest earnings call. Yesterday we reported that Pandora’s longtime Executive Vice President of Business and Corporate Development, Jessica Steel, was leaving the...
Pandora woos advertisers with monthly stats, as it hits 49 million active listeners
Blinkx Adds Tens Of Thousands Of Movie Clips, Thanks To AnyClip
Internet Ad Revenue Reaches $31B In 2011, Mobile Up 149 Percent (IAB Report)
Facebook Unrolls Timeline-Style Pages for Brands and Businesses

Facebook's Lead Bank Tells Clients They Were Dumb To Buy At The IPO Price (FB)

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Facebook's lead investment bank Morgan Stanley released its first research report on the stock this morning. Morgan's clients are probably not going to like it. Analyst Scott Devitt and his team start the company at "overweight" but only have a $38 12-month price target. That means they are telling people...
Facebook's Lead Bank Tells Clients They Were Dumb To Buy At The IPO Price (FB)

What media companies could learn from a student newspaper

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It’s become obvious by now that many newspaper companies are struggling when it comes to making the transformation from print to digital. Shutting down the print version on certain days — as Advance Publications and Canada’s Postmedia have recently done with many of their titles — and putting up...
What media companies could learn from a student newspaper

The Top Tech News (and Parties) From SXSW Music

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As tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurs nursed their hangovers and headed home after SXSW Interactive, there were still newsworthy launches, panels, and campaigns going on at SXSW Music. MOG hinted at its future revenue streams, Sean Parker predicted iTunes’ downfall, and products launched from Rap Genius, Monstro, and others. The second half of SXSW...
The Top Tech News (and Parties) From SXSW Music

This Guy's Company Turns 6 Years Old Today

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Twitter turns six years old today, reports The Next Web. A few interesting facts from their reporting: it took Twitter 3 years, 2 months, and 1 day to reach one billion tweets it took 18 months for the first 500,000 users to sign up Twitter saw 250 million tweets...
This Guy's Company Turns 6 Years Old Today

DealBook: Ahead of Facebook I.P.O., a Skeptical Madison Ave.

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Despite the overwhelming level of interest in its I.P.O., Facebook is facing fresh concerns over its ability to attract enough advertising revenue. Will the social network reach its advertising potential?...
DealBook: Ahead of Facebook I.P.O., a Skeptical Madison Ave.
The New VEVO: Music Video Giant Adds Personalization, Facebook Playlists & Continuous Play

Automattic Grows Up: The Company Behind WordPress.com Shares Revenue Numbers and Hires Execs

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Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is a quiet Web powerhouse. WordPress now powers 70 million sites, up from 35 million sites a year ago. Almost half of the biggest blogs in the world are hosted by WordPress.com or run on their own versions of the open-source WordPress platform. Matt Mullenweg...
Automattic Grows Up: The Company Behind WordPress.com Shares Revenue Numbers and Hires Execs

Pandora clocked 1 billion listener hours and 51 million active users in March

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Personal online radio company Pandora recently started sharing key audience metrics on a month-to-month basis, as it looks to attract more advertising revenue in the wake of its latest earnings call. The company says it will continue to do so until third-party measurement services are in place to provide accurate...
Pandora clocked 1 billion listener hours and 51 million active users in March

Milestone: Digital Gains Offset Magazines' Decline At Future

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Magazine and web publisher Future has hit a key milestone in the media industry’s great transition - UK digital revenues made up for print revenue falls between October and December. Digital circulation and advertising revenue growth of 51 percent from the previous year came thanks to Future having pushed...
Milestone: Digital Gains Offset Magazines' Decline At Future

AOL Beats Street, But Revenue, Display Ads Dipped

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AOL reported first quarter earnings this morning, which saw it posting higher revenues than expected by analysts, with $529.4 million in revenue during the quarter, beating the $527 million consensus. However, this represented a 4% drop from a year earlier. Meanwhile, net income rose fourfold from the same quarter last...
AOL Beats Street, But Revenue, Display Ads Dipped

Pandora Shares Plunge on Weak Forecast

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Pandora Media lost more than a fifth of its market value after the Internet radio operator's quarterly report renewed concerns about whether its growing user base and advertising revenue can offset its faster-rising costs....
Pandora Shares Plunge on Weak Forecast

Total US newspaper industry's revenue less than Google's alone

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Total newspaper advertising revenue in the United States last year fell by 7.3% compared to 2010. And print advertising, according to figures compiled by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA), was off by 9.2%.The industry posted total ad revenues of $23.9bn (£15.2bn), a decline of $1.9bn (£1.2bn) from the previous...
Total US newspaper industry's revenue less than Google's alone

Why You're Seeing Games in the Facebook News Feed

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Last week Facebook IPO rumors swirled about the Internet. Few in the tech world were able to focus on anything else. Facebook's estimated $75-$100 billion IPO had tech meisers and analysts drooling. Finally, the world's largest social network decided to put a price on everyones' personal data. But there was...
Why You're Seeing Games in the Facebook News Feed

Vevo rolls out new “bigger, smarter, faster” video platform, and makes Facebook mandatory

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One week after we reported that Vevo users would soon only be able to log in using their Facebook credentials, the video-streaming website is rolling out an entirely new version of the platform, that’s “bigger, smarter and faster” than ever. For the uninitiated, Vevo is a joint venture between Sony...
Vevo rolls out new “bigger, smarter, faster” video platform, and makes Facebook mandatory

Anyone Who Thinks Mobile Advertising Is Going To Be Huge Needs To See These Charts...

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For the past 17 years, since the dawn of the commercial Internet, analysts have been hyperventilating about the massive opportunity for mobile advertising. The projections for this market have always gone up and to the right: They start small in the year in which the projection is made and then...
Anyone Who Thinks Mobile Advertising Is Going To Be Huge Needs To See These Charts...
It's Official: Michael Barrett Talks About New Job as Yahoo Ad Czar

Apple generates four times more revenue for Google than Android devices

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Google gave testimony to Congress last year that it earned two thirds of its mobile revenue from iOS devices.  It turrns out, that figure might have been low. Google made less than $550 million in revenues for Android between 2008 and 2011, while making four times as much revenue...
Apple generates four times more revenue for Google than Android devices

Twitter suspends British journalist critical of NBC's Olympics coverage

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Social media site sparks wave of indignation after banning Independent journalist Guy Adams for acerbic NBC tweetsTwitter has brought down a hail of critical tweeting on its own head by suspending the account of a British newspaper's Los Angeles correspondent following his acerbic reporting of NBC's coverage of the Olympics.The...
Twitter suspends British journalist critical of NBC's Olympics coverage

AOL Q2: Revenues Down To $531M, Lowest Decline In 7 Years; Traffic Up To 112M Uniques

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AOL (owner of TechCrunch) continues to stem its declines, although it is still declining. In Q2 results reported just now, the company noted revenues of $531 million. That’s a two percent decline on the same period last year, but it is still the lowest decline it’s had in seven years....
AOL Q2: Revenues Down To $531M, Lowest Decline In 7 Years; Traffic Up To 112M Uniques
AOL revenue is showing signs of life, except where it counts

Stats: Facebook Made $9.51 in Ad Revenue Per User Last Year In The U.S. and Canada

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Even though Facebook’s IPO roadshow video was a mostly touchy-feely affair with videos of friends have coffee and babies blowing out candles, there were some new stats tucked away in it. For the first time, the company gave a look at how it monetizes users in different parts the world....
Stats: Facebook Made $9.51 in Ad Revenue Per User Last Year In The U.S. and Canada
YouTube signs music licensing deal with BMG and eight other publishers

Why Google’s acquisition of Meebo makes complete sense: It monetized chat

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As we just broke on TNW, Google has acquired Meebo and it will be joining the Google+ team. This makes complete sense for a lot of reasons, especially given Meebo’s 7 years of experience in chat. The real reason isn’t just Meebo’s cool technology and experience with the actual chat...
Why Google’s acquisition of Meebo makes complete sense: It monetized chat
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