Jay-Z and Samsung's "Magna Carta" app may have been downloaded by more than half a million people since it launched on June 24, but rapper Killer Mike, who today Tweeted a picture of the access permissions the app requires, is not one of them.
With the launch of Apple's iTunes Radio, there's an assumption that other music services could suffer a drop in market share. Certainly investors believed that, pushing Pandora Media's stock price down a punishing 10.6% on June 3.
Fullscreen, a network of more than 10,000 YouTube channels, has closed an undisclosed round of funding from Comcast Ventures, The Chernin Group and WPP Digital in order to expand internationally, develop more services for its 15,000 YouTube video creators and develop its own series of original programming.
Seeking to carve out a new model for licensing, SONGS Music Publishing struck a novel deal with Conde Nast Entertainment Partners, which agreed to use SONGS' catalog as the primary source of music for original online videos produced for its Glamour, GQ, Vogue and Wired channels on YouTube and elsewhere.