News roundup: MySpace, Yahoo, Amazon
News from around the Web for Tuesday, April 24th, 2007.
- MySpace and Photobucket make amends. The block on videos from Photobucketfor MySpaceusers was lifted yesterday. According to a post on the Photobucket blog, "open lines of communication and procedures with MySpace" were made to make sure it doesn't happen again. The blockage affected nearly a quarter of Photobucket's 40 million registered users. Related: MySpacelaunched a version of its site today for Latino Americans.
- Yahoo, Gracenote launch lyrics service. Yahoo Music users will now be able to pick up the lyrics to their songs after a deal was made with digital media company Gracenote.Many other services have employed Gracenote's services, including iTunes, which pulls album and track information from its extensive database.
- Amazon store to compete with iTunes? Next month could bring the launch of a new music store from Amazon.com. Speculation says the new store might carry tracks which haven't been given DRM copyright protection, something that's recently been done by Apple with its EMI deal.
[All stories from CNET News.com]