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MP3tunes' CEO and Founder Michael Robertson appeared at Stanford University's AlwaysOn Innovation Summit on July 26. Talking with CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval, Robertson had some advice for his fellow entrepreneurs, including YouTube's Chad Hurley, on running video ads.
At the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit, MP3.com founder and MP3Tunes CEO Michael Robertson predicted the addition of ads to YouTube and referred to popular social-networking site MySpace as a "technological nightmare." YouTube CEO Chad Hurley says that although his site is going through revisions, it will remain a site for the people by the people.
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Craig Newmark, Craigslist's founder, spoke with CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval at Supernova 2006 in San Francisco on June 22. Despite its small staff, the free community classifieds site is expanding to new cities as newspapers lose print classifieds business.
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From the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit in Palo Alto, Calif., StartForce CEO Jin Koh gives a demo of his company's Web operating system, a Windows-like platform that encourages others to build on top of it.
CNET News.com reporter Greg Sandoval takes a look at AutumnWave's OnAir GT. It's an ashtray-size tuner that plugs into your laptop and turns it into an HDTV. Broadcast signals, both standard and HD, can be viewed.
YouTube CEO Chad Hurley and MP3.com founder Michael Robertson, plus executives from Yahoo and Sony, gathered to speak about the limitations and future of consumer-generated media at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit in Palo Alto, Calif. YouTube has recently come under fire for pirated and copyright content posted by consumers on the site. In May, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said his company would never acquire YouTube because of its laissez-faire attitude toward content.
CNET News.com reporter Greg Sandoval speaks with TVU Networks CEO Paul Shen about the company's peer-to-peer software, which enables people to stream live TV broadcasts on to the Web without any authorization and involves file-sharing--a word that always gives entertainment executives pause. \r\n
Today we're talking about the music industry and how the Internet has affected it. Our first guest, Michael Robertson, has made a career out of attacking the music industry, first by starting the digital music company MP3.com, and more recently with the radio recording service DAR.fm. We're also joined by CNET digital media reporter Greg Sandoval.