Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

Twitter App to Integrate Vevo: Report

Twitter App to Integrate Vevo: Report

Twitter, which is reportedly building a music application, has a deal to integrate Vevo videos into the application, according to Peter Kafka at AllThingsD. The micro-blogging site dubbed is reportedly working on an application called Twitter Music, designed to help people find new music.
YouTube 'Glitch' Removed K-Pop Videos Distributed by UMG

YouTube 'Glitch' Removed K-Pop Videos Distributed by UMG

YouTube accidentally took down dozens of K-Pop music videos distributed by Universal Music Group Saturday evening, triggering fan outrage and online flash campaigns to restore the flicks. Within hours of being unavailable, fans took to Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook on Sunday to protest, rallying under a GIVEUSKPOP hashtag. More than 1,000 people even signed a petition to lobby UMG and YouTube to restore the videos.
YouTube Hits 1 Billion Users

YouTube Hits 1 Billion Users

YouTube on Wednesday said it now has 1 billion monthly viewers, steadily growing from the 800 million monthly viewers the online video platform reached in October 2011. The announcement, made at a company event in Los Angeles to show off YouTube premium channels to potential advertisers, puts the company in the same audience league as Facebook, which also boasts 1 billion monthly users.
Can APIs Solve Music’s 'Crisis of Innovation'?

Can APIs Solve Music’s 'Crisis of Innovation'?

There’s an old saw among established technology companies that says innovation happens elsewhere, that big ideas can come from small, unexpected places. That, at least, has been the ethos behind the steady stream of music-related application software interfaces (APIs). Last month, two companies, Gracenote and MediaNet, quietly added their APIs into the mix.

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