Both parties heralded the global deal as "unprecedented", where UMG's recorded music and publishing catalogues for video are approved for use across Facebook, Instagram and Oculus. Users can easily opt to watch music videos on YouTube for free, potentially making it more hard to convert some of its users into paying Remix subscribers. While Universal was first, according to Variety, Warner Music may be next to sign on.
"There is a magnetic relationship between music and community building".
Michael Nash, executive VP of digital strategy for Universal Music, stated the new deal was "an important first step demonstrating that innovation and fair compensation for music creators are mutually reinforcing". Based on the partnership announced between the music group and YouTube, it sounds as though this agreement is a method to curb financial losses and the new products are a byproduct. The service will include on-demand music streaming - similar to Spotify - and offer video clips.
"With this deal, Facebook has licensed content from the biggest player in the biggest genre of video on YouTube", he said. "We look forward to Facebook becoming a significant contributor to a healthy ecosystem' for music that will benefit artists, fans and all those who invest in bringing great music to the world". We are excited to bring that to life on Facebook, Instagram, Oculus and Messenger in partnership with UMG.
YouTube is on its way to launch its new paid music service which will be out by March next year. In November 2015, Facebook hit 8 billion average daily video views, double the figure reported just seven months earlier.
Synaptics is planning a demonstration for January 2018 on a full-production, soon to be announced "tier one" customer phone. He added that Synaptics expects to sell around 70 million units of the Clear ID technology in 2018.
"All the hotels were completely booked out for about a 30-mile radius so my daughter and I slept on the nice, cold, hard floor". Mondays and the holiday breaks are the busiest times for Hartsfield-Jackson International, and this just made it worse.
But, according to ESPN, Sacramento is further along in the stadium construction process and that has fans here hopeful. Pistons owner Tom Gores, Bill Ford Jr. and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert have all partnered to get a team.
The House passed the $1.5 trillion tax bill on Wednesday on a 224-201 vote, sending the legislation to the White House for Mr. As BuzzFeed pointed out, the company made the same announcement in 2011, also alongside a president - Barack Obama.
When photos and videos are uploaded to Facebook, they are compared to images in the template to determine if there is a match. The new feature rolled out to most of Facebook's more than 2 billion global users this morning.
A few weeks ago, we charged three Chinese nationals for hacking, theft of trade secrets and identity theft. Days after the assault, security researchers began to suspect North Korea was behind the attack.
Bossert called on governments and businesses to come together to reduce the risks of cyber attacks and for harsher punishments. Thomas Bossert, an aide to US President Donald Trump, made the accusation in the Wall Street Journal newspaper.
Twitter on Monday began enforcing new rules that would suspend users that are associated with hate groups, according toRecode. Recode noted that the new Twitter rules did not specifically mention the alt-right or neo-Nazi groups.
McLennan County sees spike in flu cases
The flu season lasts from October through May but this year it will be longer because of the early start in flu activity. Advice and information on getting over the flu and other common illnesses are available here .
Colder Friday, rain and snow chances
The temp will swing wildly from the low to mid 20s Friday , to near 40° Saturday , and then falling into early next week. Another cold front comes through on Friday , bringing another chance of heavy rain, mainly in the afternoon and evening.
2.7 million traveling for holiday across metro Washington
The busy holiday driving season will continue to be the most expensive in years as prices remain high after Hurricane Harvey . On Monday afternoon, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in OH was $2.21, while last week's average was $2.28.
'The Office' revival eyed at NBC
Headlined by Steve Carell as Regional Manager Michael Scott for many seasons, it eventually turned the focus on other characters. Just months after bringing back Will & Grace, NBC appears to be making serious moves to revive The Office .