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A New HTC Device Design May Challenge Apple's iPod touch

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HTC is a well-respected Android smartphone OEM whose Thunderbolt and Evo 3D designs ranked in the top 5 last Christmas. But in this new age of smartphones, a design could live or die in a single quarter. Being different counts and HTC thinks that catering to multimedia users of YouTube,...
A New HTC Device Design May Challenge Apple's iPod touch

Music Video Upstart Vevo Has Done Something MTV Never Did

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At our IGNITION conference, Vevo's CEO Rio Caraeff revealed his company has paid out $200 million in royalties to musicians. Of that, $100 million went to artists this year, making it Vevo's best year ever for paying musicians. This, Caraeff reminded us, is something that MTV never did for artists....
Music Video Upstart Vevo Has Done Something MTV Never Did
Create your own J-pop video with motion-captured dance data from Perfume

You can now watch your YouTube playlists with friends in Google+ Hangouts

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You can watch YouTubes in Google+ Hangouts, which is a pretty fun feature, but you haven’t been able to share a complete playlist of videos that lets you watch a series of clips. Selecting them one by one is a pain in the butt. Thankfully, YouTube has announced a new...
You can now watch your YouTube playlists with friends in Google+ Hangouts

Listen up: Podcasts now a standalone iOS app

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No longer buried under menus in the Music app, Apple has created a standalone place to keep your podcasts: in an iOS app called, you guessed it, Podcasts. It’s free and is available now. In addition to all its previous features as part of the Music app, the new Podcasts...
Listen up: Podcasts now a standalone iOS app

YouTube's first Comedy Week kicks off May 19th, features big-name lineup

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Whether it's politics or flamboyant music videos, YouTube certainly has a little something for (mostly) everyone on the interwebs. But, if you're a fan of comedy, things are about to get a tad bit better: on May 19th, YouTube's set to launch its own Comedy Week, a first for...
YouTube's first Comedy Week kicks off May 19th, features big-name lineup

Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube

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Two weeks ago we heard that Google was intent on investing in Vevo. Today, those rumors heat up with some specifics… Bloomberg has the story: Google Inc.’s YouTube is negotiating a $50 million equity investment in music video service Vevo LLC, according to two people with knowledge of the...
Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube

Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

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Google's YouTube is looking to make a $50 million equity investment in Vevo, Bloomberg reports. Vevo is a streaming platform that lets you watch music videos from famous artists. Last month, Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that Google was about to buy a chunk of its rival video platform, but...
Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

Vevo's new live TV channel: it's all about devices

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Vevo took another step towards becoming a full-on music TV network Tuesday with the launch of Vevo TV, a 24-hour live stream of curated programming. The channel is using MTV-like VJs, and is at launch available on the web as well as on mobile devices, Roku boxes and Xbox 360...
Vevo's new live TV channel: it's all about devices

Ditching Zune for Xbox: a new look at Windows 8 media apps

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Windows 8 Release Preview Hands-on: Windows 8's SkyDrive Windows 8's built-in antivirus will put third-party products first Hands-on: News, Sports, and Travel go Metro in Windows 8 Release Preview Sync it up: Hands on with the preview of Windows 8's cloud sync service Internet Explorer 10: embedded Flash, Do...
Ditching Zune for Xbox: a new look at Windows 8 media apps

Leaked photos show RIM's first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, new apps 'FocalPoint' and 'Story Maker'

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Research In Motion (RIM) is working hard on its upcoming BlackBerry 10 platform, which of course means there are leaks to prove it. The latest images, courtesy of BlackBerry Italia, show the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, codenamed BlackBerry London, in all its touchscreen glory. It’s unclear right now whether the...
Leaked photos show RIM's first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, new apps 'FocalPoint' and 'Story Maker'

Microsoft introduces Xbox Music stream

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Microsoft announced its own streaming music service Monday, in a bid to expand its catalog of entertainment content. Xbox Music will let some Microsoft customers stream tunes for free, as well as search for particular artists, songs and albums for on-demand play. There will be a $9.99 subscription fee for...
Microsoft introduces Xbox Music stream

Stupid, Antiquated German Regulations Mean Germans Couldn't Watch Our Google Hangout With Rob Reid Yesterday

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Yesterday we did our live streaming interview with Rob Reid about his book, Year Zero, which was a lot of fun. During the course of the video, we discovered (via some tweets) that people in Germany were blocked from watching. As I said in the video, I assumed that this...
Stupid, Antiquated German Regulations Mean Germans Couldn't Watch Our Google Hangout With Rob Reid Yesterday

Samsung opens ‘Easy Phone Sync’ app to help iOS users move to Galaxy products

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Samsung wants you. The South Korea-based Company is making it easier than ever to jump ship from iOS to a Galaxy product with its Easy Phone Sync app. The software is free to anyone purchasing a Samsung Galaxy device, and it quickly installs on any Galaxy device, PC, or Mac. In...
Samsung opens ‘Easy Phone Sync’ app to help iOS users move to Galaxy products

MyPlay: Music Videos, Album Reviews and More http://bit.ly/b0VgBz

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MyPlay: Music Videos, Album Reviews and More http://bit.ly/b0VgBz
If This Leak Is Correct, The Next Xbox Is Going To Be A Powerful Beast (MSFT)

Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung

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Amazon apparently plans to unleash a series of mobile devices later this year. The ecommerce giant has five or six new tablets and a smartphone in the works, including a 10-inch Kindle Fire-style tablet, according to reports. This news suggests that Amazon is taking a page from several different playbooks. The company already...
Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung
Privacy groups to Facebook: Let us vote
NRA blames 'Grand Theft Auto,' 'American Psycho,' and music videos for gun violence

YouTube's Ad Overhaul Moves on to Xbox. Next Stop, Apple?

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Hey, look at this: Yet another YouTube app overhaul, which features a bunch of … features. See if you can guess what’s most important about the new Xbox app from Google’s perspective, via a PR email YouTube sent out this morning. Today we updated the YouTube app on Xbox, making...
YouTube's Ad Overhaul Moves on to Xbox. Next Stop, Apple?

MySpace tries to bring sexy back with new Justin Timberlake song

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MySpace has opened up its new-look website to the wider public after more than six months of internal beta testing and limited previews. The launch coincides with the release of Justin Timberlake's new single, "Suit & Tie," featuring rapper Jay-Z, which is promoted on the landing page of the...
MySpace tries to bring sexy back with new Justin Timberlake song
Roku stick available in Oct. for $99, adds Vudu and new iOS app

Microsoft To Reveal New Xbox Details In May (MSFT)

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Microsoft originally planned to unveil details about a new Xbox console this month, but we've learned from The Verge that the announcement has been pushed back to May. Reports suggest an event will take place May 21st instead of the originally planned date of April 24th. Next month's event won't reveal...
Microsoft To Reveal New Xbox Details In May (MSFT)

The Most Popular YouTube Videos and the Bloggers Who Embed Them

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YouTube is, by far, the most popular online video service, but we actually know very little about how bloggers use the service to embed YouTube videos on their own sites. Sysomos, the Torronto-based social media analytics and monitoring firm, just took a closer look at how the blogosphere links to...
The Most Popular YouTube Videos and the Bloggers Who Embed Them

German court: YouTube must prevent upload of copyrighted content

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On Friday, the Hamburg State Court ruled that Google, YouTube’s corporate parent, will need to prevent users from posting copyrighted material without express consent. The suit was filed two years ago by GEMA, the German royalty agency, and other music rights groups, who alleged that the video-sharing site had...
German court: YouTube must prevent upload of copyrighted content

YouTube launches its own iPhone application, iPad app coming next

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YouTube just went live with its own iOS app, bringing advanced features like social sharing, access to the site’s channel guide as well as tens of thousands of previously unavailable music videos to the iPhone. The application replaces a system app developed by Apple that won’t be part of iOS...
YouTube launches its own iPhone application, iPad app coming next

With Its New Music App, Microsoft Pulled Off Something Even Apple Couldn't Do (MSFT, AAPL)

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Today Microsoft unveiled Xbox Music, a Spotify-like streaming music service that'll be baked into Windows 8 PCs and tablets, Windows Phones, and the Xbox.  Except it's better than Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio, and all those other streaming products out there. And it exemplifies Apple's failings to get streaming music right.  The...
With Its New Music App, Microsoft Pulled Off Something Even Apple Couldn't Do (MSFT, AAPL)

Tumblr Explores Music Discovery With New Features

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The blogging platform has finally created a place for users to find the best in music, videos, art, and photos. Tumblr's getting into music discovery with a new #music tag page that will highlight the best music, videos, artwork, and photos on the insanely popular blogging platform, which boasts...
Tumblr Explores Music Discovery With New Features

Google's video uploading app YouTube Capture lands on the iPad and iPad mini

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Google today has released a new version of its YouTube Capture app. Users can now download the app and use it on their iPad and iPad mini device to not only record, but edit and share videos with just a few clicks. The company says that it brings in existing...
Google's video uploading app YouTube Capture lands on the iPad and iPad mini

DJ Software Specialist Algoriddim Brings Video To The Turntable With vjay iPad App

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DJ software specialist Algoriddim has come out with a new app for the iPad, and man is it cool. The company already makes the incredibly popular djay app, which has been a mainstay for Mac-, iPad-, and iPhone-equipped DJs over the years. But its new vjay app adds a whole...
DJ Software Specialist Algoriddim Brings Video To The Turntable With vjay iPad App
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