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Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to let users buy subscriptions to some third-party video services in its TV app, rather than individual apps, starting next year   —  - Strategy in development looks a lot like rival Amazon.com's  —  Apple Inc.'s plan to reinvent cable TV is starting to look a lot like the strategy of its rival Amazon.com Inc.
May 9, 2018, 3:21 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at YouTube's strategy moving forward from a painful year, as it tries to rein in abusive content while encouraging creators and reassuring advertisers   —  Extremist propaganda, dangerous hoaxes, videos of tasered rats—the company is having its worst year ever.  Except financially.
Apr 26, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Spotify acquires music licensing company Loudr, which helps track and pay royalties to music publishers, as Congress weighs simplifying the royalty system   —  Spotify is buying rights company Loudr in a move to beef up its ability to track and pay royalties to music publishers amid attempts …
Apr 12, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify developing a new version of its free music service to make it easier to use, especially on mobile; announcement expected within a couple weeks   —  Non-paying listeners are key source for subscription streaming  —  Fresh off going public, service seeks to boost user growth
Apr 10, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Google's global head of music, Lyor Cohen, says YouTube will start putting more ads in between music videos to encourage subscriptions to upcoming music service   —  It's a cultural change for a company that was built on free  —  YouTube will increase the number of ads that some users …
Mar 21, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify co-founders plan to retain control after direct stock listing through super voting shares, following Google-Facebook IPO playbook   —  Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon said to own super voting shares  —  Facebook, Alphabet founders keep control with similar setups
Feb 21, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube is asking musicians to sign non-disparagement agreements in exchange for promotional support, has asked other creators to agree to same terms   —  Artists are said to be asked to sign non-disparagement clauses  —  Google-owned site has been working to improve relations
Jan 24, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Spotify partners with eight firms, including BuzzFeed, to launch Spotlight, an initiative offering news and political programming, as it vies for radio revenue   —  Eight companies will supply coverage of news, sports, culture  —  Studio head wants ‘content that can be seen and listened to’
Jan 18, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
YouTube signs new long-term agreement with Universal Music Group over music rights, royalty rates; sources say Sony Music signed new agreement with YouTube, too   —  New Universal, Sony agreements allow video uploads to continue  —  Deals establish royalty rates between YouTube, rights holders
Dec 19, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Many individual creators complain that YouTube's demonetization of offensive content unfairly hit their video channels, severely impacting ad earnings   —  Algorithm flags offensive material but isn't perfect  —  Site says it's working to address YouTubers' concerns
Dec 9, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context

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