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  1. Australian Court Issues Copyright Ruling

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Providing Web links to copyright-protected music is enough to make a site legally liable, an Australian court ruled in a case that created legal uncertainty for search engines around the world. The full bench of the Federal Court, the country' ...

  2. Viacom Requests YouTube To Delete Clips

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Includes videos from The Daily Show. Viacom Inc. has requested that video Web site YouTube take down some Viacom videos, including shows by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, as part of ongoing discussions on how the two companies can work ...

  3. YOUR OTHER TUBE

    October 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music video's ongoing transformation from promotional money loser to commercial money maker took another step forward with Google's recent acquisition of YouTube for $1.6 billion. Ahead of the deal, U Music video's ongoing transform ...

  4. Google Buys YouTube

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Online search giant Google agreed to buy viral video sensation YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock, the companies announced this afternoon (Oct. 9). The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Online search giant Google agreed to buy viral ...

  5. Google Buys YouTube

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Online search giant Google agreed to buy viral video sensation YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock, the companies announced this afternoon (Oct. 9). The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Online search giant Google agreed to buy viral ...

  6. YouTube Strikes Deals With UMG, Sony BMG, CBS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Video-sharing Web site YouTube Inc. struck content deals Monday (Oct. 9) with Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and CBS Corp. For several days, Google Inc. has been rumored to be in Video-sharing Web site YouTube Inc. struck cont ...

  7. Report: Google In Talks To Buy YouTube

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal estimated at $1.6 billion. Internet search leader Google Inc is in talks to buy popular Web video site YouTube Inc. for close to $1.6 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing a person familiar with the matter. According to ...

  8. Microsoft Preps YouTube Rival

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Testing to begin Sept. 19. Microsoft Corp. will start testing on Tuesday (Sept. 19) an Internet video-sharing service called Soapbox, the software company's answer to Web sensation YouTube. Soapbox ( http://soapbox.msn.com ) is one facet of M ...

  9. Myspace Launches Aussie Site

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet lifestyle portal Myspace.com today (Aug. 14) pressed the button on an Australian site, its first in the Asia Pacific region. It follows localized branches in the United Kingdom, Ireland and F Internet lifestyle portal Myspace.com today (A ...

  10. Myspace Launches Aussie Site

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet lifestyle portal Myspace.com today (Aug. 14) pressed the button on an Australian site, its first in the Asia Pacific region. It follows localized branches in the United Kingdom, Ireland and F Internet lifestyle portal Myspace.com today (A ...

  11. Ricall, Siren U.K. Synch-Rights Service Goes Live

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT London-based Ricall, the digital music-search and licensing service provider, has completed integrating San Francisco-based Siren Systems Inc.'s technology to create what it describes as "the Google o London-based Ricall, the digital mus ...

  12. Google Enters Ad Pact With News Corp.

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet giant to pay media company $900 million. Google will pay News Corp. $900 million to provide search and advertising services for MySpace and over a dozen other Fox Interactive controlled sites. Under terms of the multi-year agreement, Goog ...

  13. Google, MTV Team For Video Deal

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a further reach for online video, Google Inc will begin distributing clips from MTV Networks' shows to other Web sites through its budding video service in a model that offers content creators a ne In a further reach for online video, Goog ...

  14. NARM News: Google's 'Gtunes' Store

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet search giant squashed rumors. Don't look for Google to get into the digital music sales anytime soon. The Internet search giant used a keynote slot at the annual the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) conference to squa ...

  15. NARM News: Google's 'Gtunes' Store

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet search giant squashed rumors. Don't look for Google to get into the digital music sales anytime soon. The Internet search giant used a keynote slot at the annual the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) conference to squa ...

  16. XM, Google Strike Ad Pact

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Extends search engine's ads to select XM channels. Google Inc. on Wednesday (Aug. 2) struck a deal with XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. to help the search engine's advertisers automatically insert ads on XM's nonmusic radio channel ...

  17. Clear Channel, Google Join Web Forces

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New media, old media meet on the web. Two media giants are teaming up to capture bigger shares of the online space. As expected, Clear Channel Radio’s online unit will exclusively use the search engine Google to provide search and advertising serv ...

  18. Analyst: Google To Launch Online Music Store

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bear Stearns financial analyst Robert Peck issued a research note predicting search giant Google will introduce an online music store to compete with iTunes, perhaps in the next three to six months. Bear Stearns financial analyst Robert Peck issue ...

  19. Google To Unveil Software Bundles

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Google Pack' to be announced Friday. 'Google Pack' to be announced Friday. News ...

  20. Google Adds Music Search Function

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo! unveiled a similar tool earlier this year. Online powerhouse Google has added a new music search function to its popular search engine. Music searches on Google will provide basic song and album data, album art, pictures, reviews, as well a ...

  21. Case Resigns From Time Warner Board

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steve Case, who co-founded America Online and was one of the architects of the much-maligned AOL-Time Warner merger, said Oct. 31 that he has resigned from TW's board to focus on media investments via NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Stev ...

  22. Google Library Push Faces Lawsuit By Authors

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. writers are suing Google Inc. in a federal court, alleging that the Web search leader's bid to digitize the book collections of major libraries infringes individual author's copyrights. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- U.S. writers are su ...

  23. Record Labels Sue Baidu

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The four largest record companies have sued Baidu.com Inc. for copyright infringement, alleging the Chinese Internet search engine has been illegally providing links to free digital music downloads, a NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The four largest record ...

  24. Rights Group: Yahoo Helped China Jail Journalist

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A French media watchdog said Sept. 6 that information provided by Internet powerhouse Yahoo helped Chinese authorities convict and jail a journalist who had written an e-mail about press restrictions. BEIJING (AP) -- A French media watchdog said S ...

  25. Microsoft, Google Trade Salvos Over Top Exec

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer vowed to "kill" Internet search leader Google in an obscenity-laced tirade, and Google chased a prized Microsoft executive "like wolves," according to documents filed Sept. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Micr ...

  26. Google Postpones Scanning Of Copyrighted Books

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stung by a publishing industry backlash, Google has halted its efforts to scan copyrighted books from some of the nation's largest university libraries so the material can be indexed in its leading In SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Stung by a publishi ...

  27. Steve Case Starts Revolution

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former AOL Time Warner chairman Steve Case has announced his latest venture: a new investment fund dubbed Revolution that has acquired Wisdom Media Group's television/radio network, which is devoted t (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Former AOL Ti ...

  28. Warner Unit Links With Destroy

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal covers lifestyle, sports videos. Warner Strategic Marketing has signed an exclusive multi-year distribution and marketing agreement with Destroy Entertainment, a new producer of lifestyle and action-sports videos. The deal launches March 22 w ...

  29. China Toughens Stance On Intellectual Property

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST China promised on Dec. 21 to get tougher on copyright and patent violations, a long-awaited move that may ease U.S. concerns over rampant piracy believed to cost foreign businesses billions of dollars BEIJING (Reuters) -- China promised on Dec. 21 ...

  30. Ads Boost Yahoo Sales

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. The company -- which recently entered into ...

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