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YouTube ‘monetises’ unauthorised content

Video service has handed out $ 1bn to movie and TV studio partners Asia homepage

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Google’s Profitability Trends May Decline Due To YouTube Content Investment

By Alex Cho: YouTube, which is one of Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) more important properties, is starting to face some competitive challenges. Some companies are buying out some of YouTube’s biggest content producers, as Full Screen was bought out by AT&T … Continue reading

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China’s Baidu warned over porn content: Xinhua

Chinese search engine giant Baidu has been told by authorities to clean up its content after pornographic files were found on its online storage service, the official Xinhua news service said late on Sunday. It said the instruction was given … Continue reading

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Comcast, Lionsgate add more app content for film buyers

(Reuters) – Lions Gate Entertainment Corp will provide extra content through apps for dystopian thriller "Divergent" and other films to Comcast Corp customers who purchase digital versions of the film through Xfinity On Demand, the companies announced on Tuesday. The … Continue reading

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Exclusive: YouTube weighs funding efforts to boost premium content – sources

By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, a move that … Continue reading

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Yahoo looking to buy YouTube content provider for $250 million: Sky News

(Reuters) – Internet giant Yahoo has put in a bid of around $ 250 million to buy Fullscreen, a company which creates content for YouTube channels, Britain's Sky News reported on Thursday. Yahoo is looking to expand its reach to … Continue reading

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Alibaba buys ChinaVision stake for $804 million; gains TV, movie content

China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd for $ 804 million, giving it access to TV and movie content as competition in the world's biggest Internet market becomes … Continue reading

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Verizon in talks with content providers for online video service

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday. A day earlier, Dish Network Corp … Continue reading

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Spain to force search engines to pay to display some content

By Emma Pinedo MADRID (Reuters) – News media companies in Spain will be able to charge search engines such as Google for displaying copyrighted content under a new law proposed by the Spanish government on Friday. Publishers in Portugal, France, … Continue reading

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AOL to acquire firm that personalizes content for $83-mln

(Reuters) – AOL Inc has agreed to buy Gravity, a company that tailors content according to the reader's interest, for $ 83 million, a move to help better target advertising the company said on Thursday. AOL, which is already part … Continue reading

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