YouTube Wins Major EU Copyright Ruling

YouTube has won a major copyright ruling in the EU, one that will have far-reaching impacts on internet platforms.

Amazon Touts Best Two-Day Prime Day Sales Period for Third-Parties

Amazon is touting its most recent Prime Day as the “two biggest days ever for small & medium-sized businesses.”

Google Unveils Tool to Help Employees Decide Where to Work From

Google has unveiled a new tool designed to help employees decide where to work from and how it will affect their pay.

FTC Scrutinizing Amazon’s MGM Acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to review Amazon’s acquisition of MGM at a time when Big Tech is facing increased scrutiny.

Who’s Got The Buzz: Yahoo or Google?

UPDATE: Google’s Victoria Katsarou tells WebProNews…

"We chose the name Buzz because of the word’s connotations of activity, conversations, sharing of information… Buzz’ is not a trademarked term."

Dailymotion Partners With EMI On Music Videos

Dailymotion has reached a deal with EMI Music to offer the record label’s library of music videos on its website, mobile site, iPhone app and the Dailymotion channel on Internet connected TVs.

Beginning in April, Dailymotion users will be able to view EMI music videos from artists including Coldplay, Katy Perry, Robbie Williams, David Guetta and others. The agreement makes use of Dailymotion’s ad platform, which will show ads with EMI videos on all three screens.

Good News for Google Buzz – Social and Email Top Mobile Priorities

An interesting study has been released by PR firm Ruder Finn, which finds that 91% of mobile phone users go online to socialize, compared to only 79% of traditional desktop users. Meanwhile, Americans are spending an average of 2.7 hours on the mobile Internet.

February Tweets Forecast: 1.4 Billion

It’d be a big understatement to say that 140-character messages are becoming more common online.  Tweet-related data has been released (and analyzed), proving that rapid growth is taking place, and one prediction even puts the number of tweets that’ll be transmitted this month at 1.4 billion.

Believe it or not, Pingdom’s forecast is really quite sane.  In December, Twitter passed the billion-tweets-per-month mark.  Then, in January, 1.2 billion tweets were documented.  So 1.4 billion wouldn’t represent much more than the continuation of this trend.

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