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SublimeVideo, Grab Magic and more take the TV innovation prizes at MIPCube

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The last two days have brought together people at the cutting edge of TV innovation, battling it out in three competitions at MIPCube in Cannes, France. The winners have been chosen, so here’s who the judging teams at MIPCube think you should be keeping your eyes out for. MIPCube Lab:...
SublimeVideo, Grab Magic and more take the TV innovation prizes at MIPCube

The time is right for Amazon to ‘do a Kindle’ on the TV industry with its own set-top box

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Amazon has big ambitions in the TV content business. At the MIPTV conference in Cannes, France recently, I sat through what was basically a half-hour sales pitch to the TV industry from Amazon VP Anthony Bay, extolling the virtues of Amazon Instant Video in the US and its LoveFilm service...
The time is right for Amazon to ‘do a Kindle’ on the TV industry with its own set-top box

Discover the future of TV at MIPCube

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Television is hurtling rapidly towards an online future – from watching shows on-demand on computers and mobile devices, to bringing apps and interactive experiences to the largest screen in the house. What exactly will that future look like? To find out, MIPCube next month should be an essential mark on your calendar....
Discover the future of TV at MIPCube

Why The SXSW Location Wars Meant Nothing

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Much was made during this year’s SXSWi event about the ‘Location Wars’ between Foursquare, Gowalla and others. Did they really matter though?Getting the geek crowd to use your service is one thing, but getting a wider audience involved is a whole different feat altogether.Let’s face it, a huge bunch of...
Why The SXSW Location Wars Meant Nothing

Cool music player Tomahawk gets an API, making it easier for developers to support multiple services

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Tomahawk, the much-praised music player app that acts as a unified location to listen to music from sources as diverse as Spotify, SoundCloud, Rdio and YouTube, has announced the launch of an API designed to make life easier for music app and hack developers. Revealed at Midem in Cannes, France,...
Cool music player Tomahawk gets an API, making it easier for developers to support multiple services

Here are the startups set to explore the future of TV at MIPCube next week

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TV is rapidly hurtling towards a social, interactive, online future, and the MIPCube event in Cannes, France will explore the very latest innovations in the field on 30-31 March. You can read more about the event here, but an important part of MIPCube is that it offers a platform for...
Here are the startups set to explore the future of TV at MIPCube next week
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How New York City’s busiest CEO strikes a balance

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In just 2 weeks, serial entrepreneur Nihal Mehta flew to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress and then to Cannes, France before flying home to New York City. Just days later, he was out again to Cincinnati for MobileX. At MobileX, he gave a keynote speech at lunchtime to 400 people about...
How New York City’s busiest CEO strikes a balance

Independent music body brands Myspace "repugnant" over its failure to license non-major label content

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A body representing the global independent music sector has today criticized Myspace for failing to secure licensing deals with non-major label content. A New York Times report last week broke news of Myspace’s lack of licences to carry independent music. In the article, a spokesperson for the company acknowledged that it had decided not to...
Independent music body brands Myspace "repugnant" over its failure to license non-major label content

Sponsor post: Midemlab seeks startups for music disruption and engagement

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Midem is looking for startups and app developers focused on disrupting the music industry scene and transforming audience engagement. The categories include app-based or service solutions for: 1      Music discovery and creation 2      Marketing and social engagement 3      Direct-to-consumer sales and content monetization Finalists selected through the call for entry...
Sponsor post: Midemlab seeks startups for music disruption and engagement

Webdoc relaunches as Urturn with an API to let you create viral memes and share them across the Web

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Webdoc, the multimedia expression platform that has proved particularly popular with record labels running fan engagement marketing campaigns, has today relaunched with a more refined product under the name Urturn. The new offering has been unveiled at Midem in Cannes, France, where the Swiss startup won the sponsor’s choice prize...
Webdoc relaunches as Urturn with an API to let you create viral memes and share them across the Web

AOL Reorganizes Into Membership, Brand And Ad Units [Incl Armstrong's Memo]

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After yesterday’s $400 million share buyback, some more news today from our owners, AOL: it’s reorganizing into three operating units, plus a separate one for corporate support of all three:  they will be called AOL Membership, Brand Group (which includes content like TechCrunch and Huffington Post), and the Advertising.com Group. Tim...
AOL Reorganizes Into Membership, Brand And Ad Units [Incl Armstrong's Memo]

Despite huge shifts, “TV’s still going to look a lot like TV five years from now”: Ooyala’s Bismarck Lepe

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Unless you take a keen interest in back-end online video technologies, you’ve probably never heard of Ooyala, and yet you’ve probably used its services without realizing it. It powers video offerings from the likes of Dell, ESPN, Virgin Media and Yahoo Japan, as well as a range of magazine and...
Despite huge shifts, “TV’s still going to look a lot like TV five years from now”: Ooyala’s Bismarck Lepe

Facebook’s users have shared 5B songs since F8

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Music has exploded on Facebook ever since the network opened up its social graph at its f8 developer conference four months ago: Users in 50 countries have shared more than five billion songs in these four months, Facebook’s vice president of partnerships Dan Rose said at the music industry conference...
Facebook’s users have shared 5B songs since F8

No Surprise: Twitter Ads Will Be Going Global

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Twitter is planning to expand its advertising products to as many as 50 countries by the end of this year. The news comes from an article in The Guardian about Jack Dorsey’s and Dick Costolo’s comments today at a news conference in Cannes, France. Twitter itself hasn’t announced... Please visit...
No Surprise: Twitter Ads Will Be Going Global

Smart online retail tool Pricing Assistant wins the LeWeb London Startup Competition

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France-based Pricing Assistant has emerged victorious in this year’s Startup Competition at the LeWeb London conference. The company monitors online retailers’ rivals, sending alerts when prices change and allowing them to adjust their prices automatically in order to stay competitive. The competition began with 16 teams pitching across the two days...
Smart online retail tool Pricing Assistant wins the LeWeb London Startup Competition

The Next Web is tracking the future of music industry innovation at Midem

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For the next few days, I’m in Cannes, France at the most tech-focused edition yet of long-running music industry conference Midem. The music industry is changing – its old model just doesn’t work any more and finally, top-to-bottom, the industry has realised the need for change. Startups and app developers...
The Next Web is tracking the future of music industry innovation at Midem

The Next Web is heading to music industry convention Midem this month: Here's why

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Last year’s Midem saw the legendary music industry tradeshow in a state of transition. Although it’s traditionally a place for label bosses, managers and others at the sharp end of selling music to come together and do deals, there truly was enough going on to call it something of a...
The Next Web is heading to music industry convention Midem this month: Here's why

“Blow up the television industry and start again”: A bold start to MIPCube

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We’re at MIPCube in Cannes, France, for a weekend of exploring the future of TV. If the organisers wanted to open with a blast, choosing Cindy Gallop as the first speaker was certainly the way to go. A feisty advertising industry veteran who now aims to redefine the porn industry...
“Blow up the television industry and start again”: A bold start to MIPCube

Online gigging, an iPad guitar and gamified fan campaigns triumph as Midemlab's winners are revealed

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30 music-focused startups were shortlisted, and over the past two days they’ve pitched their wares at music industry event Midem in Cannes, France. Now the four Midemlab winners have been announced. The competition spans three categories; Music Discovery, Recommendation & Creation; Marketing & Social Engagement, and Direct to Consumer Sales &...
Online gigging, an iPad guitar and gamified fan campaigns triumph as Midemlab's winners are revealed

Sponsor post: Midemlab seeks startups for music disruption and engagement

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Midem is looking for startups and app developers focused on disrupting the music industry scene and transforming audience engagement. The categories include app-based or service solutions for: 1      Music discovery and creation 2      Marketing and social engagement 3      Direct-to-consumer sales and content monetization Finalists selected through the call for entry...
Sponsor post: Midemlab seeks startups for music disruption and engagement

Got a solution to the music industry's tech challenges? Apply for Midemlab 2013

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Long-running annual music industry conference Midem has (like the industry itself) become increasingly tech-focused in recent times, as we found when we attended it in January this year. In 2013, its startup competition looks set to prove that innovative technology is now just as important as good music. Midemlab is...
Got a solution to the music industry's tech challenges? Apply for Midemlab 2013

Zeebox boss says smart TV is a dumb idea

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These days you can barely move for smart television sets, as every TV manufacturer tries to wow us by producing the snazziest, most-connected screens on the market. But even not everyone is a fan. Some program-makers are cutting their support for smart platforms — and now other industry insiders are...
Zeebox boss says smart TV is a dumb idea

TV Hack Day is set explore the future of social TV at MIPCube – on a boat!

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TV is in the early stages of an online revolution, and the MIPCube conference in Cannes, France later this month is set to highlight the innovations taking place across the television industry. One part of the event that we’re particularly looking forward to is TV Hack Day. Organised by the...
TV Hack Day is set explore the future of social TV at MIPCube – on a boat!

Twitter’s hiring from Europe’s TV industry as it pushes for more ‘artful’ media engagement

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Twitter’s UK General Manager, Tony Wang was at MIPCube in Cannes, France today to make a pitch to the European TV industry – look at the US and learn. Using examples mainly from the US, he showed how, for example, CBS quadrupled Twitter discussion about the show Survivor after host...
Twitter’s hiring from Europe’s TV industry as it pushes for more ‘artful’ media engagement

Here are the 30 startups set to help shape the future of the music industry at Midem

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Annual music industry convention Midem returns next month, and as label bosses and other people ‘in the business’ convene in Cannes, France, they’ll be joined by a horde of tech startups. Yes, Midem is increasingly a place as much for technology as it is for music. Nowhere more is that...
Here are the 30 startups set to help shape the future of the music industry at Midem

Our Favorite Crazy Stunts From Salesforce Leader Marc Benioff (CRM)

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It's possible that Marc Benioff is the craziest celebrity CEO in the tech industry. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound co-founder of Salesforce.com has "the mind of a fox and the body of a bear," writes David A. Kaplan in Forbes. That fox-like mind is famous for coming up with stunts that...
Our Favorite Crazy Stunts From Salesforce Leader Marc Benioff (CRM)

With fresh funds and a Spotify deal, music data startup Musicmetric readies a big US push [Interview]

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Life is good at Musicmetric right now. The UK-based startup that offers up data about musicians’ popularity online everywhere from Twitter to BitTorrent trackers recently announced both a $4.7m funding round and a deal with Spotify that means users will be able to see data about artists’ success or otherwise on the...
With fresh funds and a Spotify deal, music data startup Musicmetric readies a big US push [Interview]

Loic Le Meur sells a majority stake in LeWeb to French conference giant Reed Midem

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Loic and Geraldine Le Meur have today announced that they’ve sold a majority stake in their LeWeb conference brand to Paris-based conference company Reed Midem. On the LeWeb blog, Loic writes: “We have to admit that even if we just achieved another excellent edition, it’s a huge event to be...
Loic Le Meur sells a majority stake in LeWeb to French conference giant Reed Midem

Samsung plans to make Music Hub available for non-Samsung devices, pitting it against Google and Amazon

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Samsung has big plans for its cloud-based Music Hub offering. In addition to rolling it out across the company’s own range of connected devices, the intention is to then expand it more widely to support hardware by other manufacturers too, the company tells us. Music Hub is a cloud-based service...
Samsung plans to make Music Hub available for non-Samsung devices, pitting it against Google and Amazon
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