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  • YouTube Launches Embeddable Off-Site Subscribe Buttons To Boost Channel Subscriptions

    YouTube Launches Embeddable Off-Site Subscribe Buttons To Boost Channel Subscriptions

    Over the last few years, YouTube slowly started putting a larger emphasis on channels — especially channel subscriptions — but until now, the only way to subscribe to a channel was on YouTube itself. Today, however, YouTube is changing this with the launch of a set of embeddable subscribe buttons that video creators can put on their websites. These buttons are now available for… Read More

  • New XM Radio lineup leaked: No more classic hip-hop

    This is the new XM channel lineup, which includes the “best of” Sirius. (The Sirius lineup, featuring the “best of” XM, should be revealed today, too.) A quick look shows that the good electronic stations are gone (of course), but The Virus (Opie and Anthony and Ron and Fez) is still around on 202. It also looks like The Rhyme, the old school hip-hop channel, is gone… Read More

  • XM and Sirius To Offer Cheap Al A Carte Offerings

    Not a ton of info here, but apparently if this XM-Sirius merger actually goes through, you’ll be able to get your satellite radio on for cheap. Both companies plan to offer a low-cost $6.99 package that nets you 50 channels, as well as a $16.99 deal that would offer the best from both worlds. You’ll also be able to add and remove channels as you see fit. Sounds like a win for… Read More

  • Joost Scores Major VH1 Deal

    Looks like hotshot startup Joost is gaining even more credibility as a true alternative to standard television. It just struck a deal with VH1 that will allow Joost to showcase the new series “I Hate My 30s” a full 10 days before it even hits TVs around the country. With over 500,000 people using Joost, VH1 knows this is a great way to attract people to its programming. The deal… Read More

  • Cablevision to Add 500 High-Def Channels By End of Year

    Being a Cablevision subscriber, the news that the company will be able to offer more than 500 high-definition channels by the end of the year should make me happy. At least that’s what the company said yesterday, and that it will add 15 new high-def channels by next week, bringing its total to 40. Is this announcement in response to pressure from rival telecos like Verizon and Comcast? Read More