Donna Summer in 1976. YouTube's Chris Maxcy says the company targets advertising to videos by artists like her and gives a share of the revenue from it to the track's label and publisher. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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YouTube Shares Ad Revenue With Musicians, But Does It Add Up?

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Erin McKeown is currently recording her ninth studio album, to be released this fall. Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Musicians Make Money (By The Fraction Of A Cent) On Spotify

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The catalog of The Beatles, which was owned by EMI, will be among the assets that the Universal Music Group gets to keep. Jim Gray/Getty Images hide caption

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Universal's Purchase Of EMI Gets Thumbs Up In U.S. And Europe

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The video sharing site Vimeo has added a feature that invites users to chip in to support the filmmakers they like. Vimeo hide caption

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Vimeo's Virtual Tip Jar Invites Viewers To Chip In

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Google's Digital Library Plan Hits Another Snag

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These Nokia phones unveiled earlier this month are the first smartphones built for Windows 8. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Apple's Patent Case Mean For Phone Design?

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Nintendo's Wii U is the only new game system on the horizon as console makers are having a hard time figuring out how to improve on what they've got. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Is The Cloud In Gamers' Future?

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Amazon Takes Entertainment Step With App Offerings

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Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S (left) and Apple's iPhone 4 are displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT. Apple claims some of Samsung's designs violate its patents. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Samsung Fight Among Many In Apple's Patent War

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Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group Lucian Grainge (left) and Roger Faxon, the CEO of EMI Group, testify during a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Universal's proposed merger with EMI. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Race To Create A Music Superlabel Still Faces Hurdles

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Designer Ximena Valero uses YouTube to get the word out on her signature transformable fashion, modeled here by Cindy Vela. She says joining the Latino lifestyle network Mitu will only help increase her exposure. Ximena Valero via YouTube hide caption

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YouTube Network Plays Well With Latino Audiences

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Yahoo May Be Marissa Mayer's Biggest Challenge Yet

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Marissa Mayer left Google to become the CEO of Yahoo. She was Google's 20th hire and is responsible for the look and feel of many of Google's major products. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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