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Yahoo Screen for iOS launches, streams Viacom video like Comedy Central, SNL

Yahoo Screen for iOS launches, streams Viacom video like Comedy Central, SNL

By 9 September 2013

Yahoo has released a new video-streaming app for iOS, and it's appropriately called Yahoo! Screen. Yahoo has consistently updated, re-launched, improved and even rebranded many of its products since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO in 2012, including debuting... >>

Sony and Viacom reportedly striking deal for Internet-based TV service

Sony and Viacom reportedly striking deal for Internet-based TV service

By 15 August 2013

Sony and Viacom have reportedly reached a preliminary deal in offering the media giant's programming on Sony's upcoming internet-based TV service, according to The Wall Street Journal. Viacom is an American-based mass media company, home to networks... >>

Viacom rebrands MTV iOS app, adds full episodes and on-demand access

Viacom rebrands MTV iOS app, adds full episodes and on-demand access

By 13 June 2013

Viacom has rebranded its MTV WatchWith app on Thursday and relaunched it with a major update that adds full episodes, on-demand video and a second-screen viewing experience. Called simply MTV, the new app brings full episodes of Teen Wolf, Awkward, Teen... >>

Amazon-Viacom deal adds Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon shows to Prime Instant Video

Amazon-Viacom deal adds Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon shows to Prime Instant Video

By 4 June 2013

Amazon's Prime Instant Video service now features thousands of episodes from Viacom's Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Amazon announced the multi-year licensing agreement with Viacom on Tuesday and said the content would bulk its Prime... >>

Amazon adds Viacom to its streaming armoury

Amazon adds Viacom to its streaming armoury

By 8 February 2012

Amazon's global assault continues with the news that the e-retail giant has signed a deal with Viacom - meaning a wealth of new content is now available for the Seattle-based company to stream. Stream in the US, that is - remember, we don't get any Amazon... >>

Google wins copyright lawsuit

Google wins copyright lawsuit

By 24 June 2010

Google has won its high profile legal battle with media giant Viacom in a ruling that could have major ramifications for copyrighted content.  Viacom, who owns MTV and Comedy Central amongst other things, had filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the big... >>

YouTube details some of Viacom's shady practices in $1bn lawsuit

YouTube details some of Viacom's shady practices in $1bn lawsuit

By 19 March 2010

"Viacom continuously and secretly uploaded its content to YouTube, even while publicly complaining about its presence there". That's the claim of YouTube, in a new blog post, perhaps hoping to win public support in its $1billion lawsuit with the media... >>

Rock Band is still not profitable, says Viacom

Rock Band is still not profitable, says Viacom

By 5 November 2009

Viacom has admitted that its Rock Band series is still not making any cash - on the contrary, it's losing the company money. Viacom's chief financial officer, Tom Dooley, admitted in a quarterly earnings report that "Rock Band was a negative contributor... >>

Google paid $1 billion premium for YouTube

Google paid $1 billion premium for YouTube

By 7 October 2009

Google's CEO Eric Schmidt has admitted to paying a $1 billion premium on YouTube when Google bought the video service in 2007. The move, which made sure that the fledgling company (at the time) didn't fall into the wrong hands (read Microsoft or Yahoo)... >>

New organisation founded to fight online piracy

New organisation founded to fight online piracy

By 1 October 2008

The battle between peer-2-peer websites and the music and movie industries is hotting up. The notorious file sharing website, Pirate Bay, is facing bans in Italy, Denmark and Sweden. Despite a recent vote by the EU, not to adopt a three strikes and you're... >>


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