YouTube Renting Sundance Film Festival Movies

YouTube Renting Sundance Film Festival Movies

By Manoj Jasra January 21, 2010
According to the YouTube blog, YouTube has partnered with the Sundance Film Festival to make five films from the 2010 and 2009 festivals available for rent for U.S. users on YouTube starting this Friday and running through Sunday, January 31.

Gap Partners With Yahoo For Holiday Campaign
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Gap has partnered with Yahoo for its new online ad campaign at gaptidings.yahoo.com. The site lets users upload and post their own video holiday greetings along with viewing videos from other users.

Google Will Bid On Spectrum

Google will bid in the upcoming 700MHz wireless spectrum auction, the company announced this morning. Run by the Federal Communications Commission, the auction is scheduled to begin on January 24, and could run until March.

Kaango Enchants Two Yahoo HotJobs Partners

Although Hearst Corp and MediaNews Group are linchpins in Yahoo’s newspaper/online classified alliance, the two publishers have made an investment in online classified ad provider Kaango.

CBS Mobile Partners With Medio

CBS Mobile has partnered with Medio Systems to add search capabilities and search advertising to its CBS Mobile Web sites.

Waterfront Media Gets $25 Million In Funding

Waterfront Media sounds big, and it is – properties like EverydayHealth.com receive millions of visits per month.  Waterfront Media is also big in a financial sense, and a new round of funding brought it $25 million more.

Fox News Partners With Maven Networks

Fox News has selected Internet TV platform Maven Networks to run all of its online video channels for its global news network.

Idearc Media Partners With YellowUSA

Idearc Media Corp, home to Superpages.com and publisher of the Verizon Yellow Pages, and YellowUSA.com have signed a distribution agreement that allows Idearc to put its Superpages.com performance-based advertisers on YellowUSA.com’s search platform.

MySpace Partners With T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA, Danger, Inc., and MySpace announced today an integrated MySpace Mobile experience for the T-Mobile Sidekick. This is the first partnership between MySpace with T-Mobile and Danger.

fbFund Gives Financial Awards To Facebook Apps
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As someone who’s not too fond of Facebook applications, I must say that this development reminds me of Monty Python’s “Upper Class Twit of the Year” sketch.  But it’s likely that, by paying people to develop apps, the newly founded fbFund is trying to undo such associations.

HandHeld Partners With WatchMojo

Handheld Entertainment, a digital entertainment company, announced an agreement with Mojo Supreme that will allow HandHeld to provide video clips from WatchMojo.com through HandHeld’s network of Web properties.

TurnHere Signs New Distribution Partners

Online video solutions platform TurnHere, has announced more than a dozen new distribution partners for its online video channel BookVideos.tv.

Multiply Grows By $16.6 Million

The social network known as “Multiply” isn’t quite living up to its name – the implication is that there would be some sort of exponential growth.  But Multiply’s still doing quite well, and with a fresh $16.6 million in its corporate pockets, it’s liable to do even better in the future.

Sony Partners With Maven Networks

Maven Networks, an Internet TV platform provider, announced today that Sony BMG Music Entertainment and FT.com (The Financial Times) are launching new video offerings on the Maven Internet TV Platform.

Yahoo Partners With Elle

Yahoo and fashion magazine Elle have formed a partnership to provide news, photos and trends from Fashion Week 2007 on mobile phones.

ClipBlast Partners With MSN Video

Video search platform ClipBlast, has formed an alliance with MSN Video. Under the agreement, ClipBlast will automatically index MSN Video content.

CBSNews.com Partners With Washingtonpost.com

CBSNews.com and the washingtonpost.com have formed a content-sharing partnership for coverage of the 2008 Presidential campaigns.