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The good folks over at Discovery News have produced a terrific video on Indaba Music - it does an excellent job of explaining what we're all about over there. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.661417&w=425&h=350&fv=] more about "Fantastic Discovery Video on Indaba M...

For those of you who don't know, Amazon provides elastic storage and computing power through on its cloud of servers through two services - S3 and EC2. These services have been a huge deal for many websites, as they enable applications to handle dynamic traffic...

I am very proud to announce that this morning we launched a remix contest on Indaba Music for Mariah Carey's new single "I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time." This is obviously a big deal for the entire Indaba team - Indaba Music is a powerful...

Just when you thought there was a social network for everything, in comes wuchess, a social network for hip-hop and chess. Yes, you read that correctly. According to the site, "WuChess is a new online chess + hip-hop community that will offer live game play, chat...

There are 2 classic business models for web businesses, or more generally put, for media businesses. These have and continue to be advertising and subscription based. Obviously advertising models are about eyeballs - how many people can you get to look at your content so...

After discussing this post with Dan last night, I've made a bunch of edits and clarifications (all in bold): If you were at all interested in my last post on the MySpace-Label joint venture, then you should read this email The Orchard sent out to its...

Much has been said about the joint venture announced between MySpace and the major labels (minus EMI, although they will almost certainly jump in at some point), but I've been sitting on this and wanted to think about it before a few days before commenting. This...

Duncan Riley over at TechCrunch wrote a great response to some ridiculous comments from The Society of Authors, the UK Association representing professional book authors. These folks are claiming that internet piracy will put an end to original writing. Sound familiar? It should, because this...

Today it was announced that WePlay.com received major funding from Pequot Ventures in New York, a firm I have great great respect for and whose people I know and trust. AS I started to write this post, I admit I was very negative on this...

I finally got around to reading Avenue A Razorfish's 164 page 2008 Digital OutlookReport, and I must say that it's a great overview of pretty much everything that is happening where digital media and marketing is concerned. It was so good that it inspired me...