Multimedia

  1. Online Video Going Long, Live and Mobile: Ooyala Study

    November 15, 2012 3:00 AM EST Just two years ago, conventional wisdom held that online videos should not last longer than three minutes because viewers have the attention span of a LOL cat. Fast forward to this fall, and 30% of total video viewing time on tablet devices are sp ...

  2. Rob Wells, Universal Music's Global Digital Prez: 'The Idea That Spotify Cannibalizes Sales is Bogus'

    January 24, 2012 12:07 PM EST Coldplay, the Black Keys and Adele may strongly disagree, but making your repertoire available on streaming services does not cannibalize record sales. At least that's the verdict of Rob Wells, president of Universal Music Group's global ...

  3. YouTube Launches Live Streaming Page

    April 08, 2011 3:03 PM EDT YouTube, the video site owned by Google, on Friday unveiled a page highlighting live programming and said users have asked for more live streams. "With over 2 billion views a day, it's easy to think about YouTube as a place to watch vide ...

  4. @Digital Hollywood: Why Apple Will Own Streaming

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Maybe the problem with music streaming services isn't the product, but the message behind the product. Alan Goodstadt, partner at Redwood Capital, told a Digital Hollywood audience that music streaming services suffer from a lack of awareness ...

  5. 5 Years After Live 8: Online Live Events Exploding

    July 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Five years ago, AOL’s webcast of the Live 8 concerts marked a watershed moment for the live streaming of concert footage online. More than 5 million people tuned in via the Internet to watch footage of the event, compared to the 2.2 million that w ...

  6. Apple In Talks To Acquire Lala

    December 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Apple is in “advanced negotiations” to acquire online streaming music service Lala, first reported on CNET , in a deal that will significantly shake-up the digital music landscape. Billboard has independently confirmed the news with sources. The d ...

  7. U2 Taps YouTube For Live Broadcast

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 and YouTube have teamed up to broadcast a live stream of the band's Los Angeles concert this weekend via its YouTube channel. The Sunday, Oct. 25 show is taking place at the Rose Bowl for those paying to attend, but will be free for any fa ...

  8. Op-Ed: Streaming Vs. Downloading, The Coming Cash-Flow Crisis

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT First it was, "Fans want to feel it." Then it was, "Fans want to own it." Now it's, "Why own when I can save?" One of the unforeseen impacts of the global economic downturn on the music industry is the accelerate ...

  9. MP3 Pioneers Roll Out Recommendation, Multimedia System

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The inventors of the MP3 format are offering an enhanced music recommendation and multimedia content system they claim will become just as universally accepted. With offices in Germany, Norway, China and India, Bach Technology's solution is c ...

  10. Study: PCs Push Stereos Aside

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The new Consumer Electronics Association study finds that almost three quarters (72%) of U.S. adults with Internet access listen to music and other audio on their home computer rather than the home stereo or other devices. Of this base, 77% listen ...

  11. Reciva Teams With RealMusic

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reciva Limited, the Cambridge, England-based Internet radio and digital media player specialist, has struck a partnership with U.S. audio streaming firm RealNetworks. Through the agreement, users will be able to access RealMusic through Reciva ...

  12. New Online Music TV Station Launches

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be initially broadcast via broadband on Web. Tim Renner, the former Chairman/ CEO of Universal Deutschland, and now owner of the online radio station Motor FM in Berlin, launched an Internet-delivered television music channel at Popkomm on Wedn ...

  13. Japan's CCC, Shinseido Strike Retail Alliance

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal to create giant audiovisual software chain. Deal to create giant audiovisual software chain. News ...

  14. Jessica Simpson

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Multimedia starlet Simpson takes her turn at Robbie Williams' Capitol single. Multimedia starlet Simpson takes her turn at Robbie Williams' Capitol single. News Robbie Williams ...

  15. Beats & Rhymes

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. News ...

  16. Beats & Rhymes

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. News ...