Browsing All posts tagged under »future of radio«

google exploring charging for youtube work as a freemium service

December 16, 2009

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looks like youtube is exploring a freemium model to capture long form videos. this makes sense as a continuation of the vevo strategy of paid for premium content.

imeem, lala, last.fm and vevo – music industry has high hopes

December 11, 2009

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big changes in online music, from online piracy to some exciting new models that are gasp, easy for people who like music.

apple buys lala

December 5, 2009

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apple buys lala in recognition of changing shape of music sales to streaming model from pure downloads.

xbox distribution a winner for last.fm – 1 million new subscribers

November 27, 2009

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CBS and Microsoft seem to be on a winning ticket (or, it could be that one of them is onto a winning ticket based on the deal). 1 million new subscribers for last.fm is a big jump and over 120million streamed hours of music in a couple of weeks sounds like a big number.

gerd leonhard on music 2.0

November 23, 2009

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Gerd Leonhard is a media futurist who is often quoted in the music 2.0 sphere. his presentation on the future of music is interesting, especially his projection of a E26 Billion market for music.

yaimp “yet another internet music play” — this time by the kazaa and skype founders

November 23, 2009

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the kazaa and skype guys are back in town and looking for a piece of the online music pie. so why would the "free" guys be looking for a freemium play...

imeem sold for $10m – could internet radio have better licensing deal

November 23, 2009

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even though imeem had all the key labels signed up and 15M uniques per month, it couldnt make it. now some alternative plays are looking at how they can make a go of it. there seems to be a copyright benefit from being seen as an online radio station vs subscritptions