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http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/music/2014/03/18/recording_industry_earns_more_from_fan_videos_than_from_official_music_videos.html Well this is interesting: Lip sync videos and other fan adaptations of pop hits make record labels more money that the official music videos produced by the labels themselves, according to a report by the Toronto Star (hat tip to hypebot). The paper quotes Universal’s global head […] Read more at GigaOM »

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http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/02/10/chromecasting-now-supported-on-almost-all-embedded-youtube-videos/ YouTube has started to allow the casting of “most embedded YouTube videos,” according to an updated support document first spotted by Android Police. This means that Chromecast users can now send YouTube videos embedded on third-party websites to their Chromecast without the need to mirror entire browser tabs. […] Read more at GigaOM »

http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2014/01/lastfm-to-go-youtube-powered-in-last-ditch-survival-effort.html Pioneering digital music site Last.fm just launched a radio product powered by YouTube videos that will help to keep the music streaming, without adding to Last.fm’s music licensing bill, according to hypebot. Last.fm was one of the first sites to analyze listeners’ music collections and generate personalized […] Read more at GigaOM »

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http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-katzenberg-youtube-20140113,0,5717603.story DreamWorks Animation and YouTube are going to launch a new daily video show called YouTube Nation on the service Tuesday. The show will highlight “some of the best and most interesting videos” on the service every day, according to the Los Angeles Times. Each episode […] Read more at GigaOM »

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/377ed152-6220-11e3-bba5-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2nC0WpuAU YouTube’s ad revenue is set to hit $5.6 billion this year, according to an eMarketer report relayed by the Financial Times. The same report estimates that the service’s net revenue after paying its partners is close to $2 billion, which would be significantly more than […] Read more at GigaOM »

Good news for everyone lining up to get an Xbox One: Microsoft’s new game console will have a YouTube app available at launch, after all. YouTube announced the app on its blog Wednesday, explaining that it will make use of both voice and gesture control, and […] Read more at GigaOM »

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