CEO of MP3tunes has advice for YouTube Video
MP3tunes will let you play your chosen tunes anywhere--car, PC, cell phone, or earphones. And, Robertson has another new business getting started, he tells CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval at Stanford's AlwaysOn Innovation Summit on July 26.
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.
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.
If you're looking to find a feature-length film online, iTunes is your best option--for now. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Greg Sandoval explains to Kara Tsuboi that YouTube is sweetening its talk with movie studios and Hulu.com is also finding ways to monetize ads while remaining attractive to viewers.
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.
At Supernova 2006 in San Francisco on Thursday, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark tells CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval he's no "socialistic anarchist"--his small Craigslist staff is just trying to help people.
From CES 2007: CBS President and CEO Leslie Moonves discusses the steps his company has taken to merge old broadcast media with new user-generated content, and he brings Chad Hurley of YouTube and Philip Rosedale of Second Life on stage to demonstrate how their companies can work in this fashion.
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.
CEO Steve Jobs talks up the iPad's video features, including YouTube streaming and the ability to watch movies and TV shows via the iTunes Store.
How is Adobe's multimedia software dealing with the YouTube effect? CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks to Adobe Systems' Mike Downey to find what we should expect from Flash--including reaching beyond the PC.