"Our gems are struggling to grow," said Fleur Pellerin. "They need help." The junior minister for digital economy's comments came a week after Yahoo's attempt to buy a majority stake in the video-sharing site was scuppered by the country's Industry Minister.
EMI, long time YouTube-phobe, has just announced a new music video partnership with Dailymotion. It'll kick off in April, and means Dailymotion users on the desktop and in iPhone apps will get access to EMI's huge video library.