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YouTube has a new feature that lets you view videos temporarily in offline mode to ease viewing access for slow internet connections. A few Asian countries gets their hands first on this new feature.
While we get ready to close out the year, YouTube has unveiled a video that hopes to encapsulate some of the best moments, memes, and people that made 2014.
Google is going to launch child-friendly versions of its most popular services sometime next year. These will supposedly only return content appropriate for kids and will limit chances of mishaps.
While we know that Microsoft intends to unify both the Windows Phone and Windows Store with the release of Windows 10, that hasn't stopped Microsoft from promoting it ahead of time.
After months of rumors and speculation, YouTube has finally announced its subscription service, Music Key beta, and for a limited time, the service will be available for $7.99 a month.
In an attempt to take on the likes of Spotify, Deezer and Beats music, YouTube is aligning itself as a paid for music streaming service. And we could see it launch within a matter of weeks.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, has confirmed that the company is still "working on" its long-awaited music subscription service, adding that she is "optimistic that you can see it soon."
Did you watch something on YouTube during the past couple of months? If you have, you could be infected with a malicious rootkit. According to reports, over 100,000 people have been infected.
Microsoft, in an attempt to have comments deleted from YouTube that contained stolen Windows keys, has accidentally caused a mass removal of Windows videos from the video sharing platform.
Google has just announced that YouTube users in India will soon be able to download and replay videos at their convenience. This is a whole new model for YouTube, one that many people hope catches on.
It seems Siri can't catch a break. Ever since Cortana arrived and consistently proved she can do better than Apple's assistant, Microsoft has been happily pointing this out in its commercials.
It looks like YouTube might not be making a play for the streaming video website Twitch.tv. Instead, Amazon will be reportedly purchasing the company for over a $1billion dollars.
Microsoft's Xbox One is the first device to get Google's new-look interface for TV-sized displays, with a new app rolling out to the console now, and heading to other devices in the weeks ahead.
Google has made changes to its YouTube app on Android to introduce playback support for 1440p content, allowing devices with Quad HD screens to stream and display video at their full resolution.
Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Youtube is getting some cool new features in the near future including support for high framerate videos as well as direct money donations from fans to their favorite channels.
YouTube confirms that, "in a matter of days", it will remove videos from its site from artists such as Adele and Arctic Monkeys who haven't agreed to its terms for its new music subscription service.
Officials in Iraq have reportedly blocked access to all social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, in an attempt to hinder Jihadist militants who are slowly moving towards Baghdad.
In an effort to make creator channels more meaningful, YouTube will be implementing a new system that automatically removes suspended accounts from the subscriber count of those channels.
YouTube is under fire for offering artists and music labels "probably the lowest rates in the business" for its new music service, and threatening to remove their videos if they refuse the terms.
The Turkish government's ban on YouTube has been lifted, for the third time. Users can now, without the need for a workaround, watch all the angry cats and pranks gone wrong they can tolerate!
The music video for PSY's hit pop song Gangnam Style has reached another milestone on YouTube, becoming the first clip on the site to reach and exceed 2 billion views.
A new report also claims that not only will game streaming video service Twitch will be bought by Google-owned YouTube for $1 billion but that it had rejected a similar offer from Microsoft.
Variety is reporting, via unnamed sources, that YouTube has bought the gaming-themed streaming video service Twitch for $1 billion in cash in a deal which will be revealed soon.
Microsoft will update its YouTube app for the Xbox One on Tuesday that will enable owners to upload gameplay footage from the console directly to their YouTube channel.
Yahoo! may be launching a video-sharing site to rival the likes of YouTube, according to anonymous sources. The plan could see famous YouTube stars being offered contracts to move to the new site.
Since the court reversal regarding Twitter, the latest development is that Turkey is now banning Google's popular video site, Youtube.
Google says that it is rolling out support of the WebP image format across its websites, including YouTube, claiming that it reduces file sizes as well as load time for web pages.
Google and Viacom jointly announced today they have settled their copyright infringement court battle surrounding the YouTube service that started in 2007. Terms of the deal were not revealed.
Orange CEO Stéphane Richard claimed today in a TV interview that his company was in partnership talks with Microsoft concerning Orange's video streaming website Dailymotion.
YouTube has announced that it has started the rollout of its website which has been redesigned to give the users a cleaner interface and to make it easier to find and manage playlists.
Microsoft now claims that it did not know the details about Machinima's contract with YouTube channels to promote the Xbox One and asked them to add disclaimers to those clips.
In a bout of attempted stealth marketing, Microsoft has taken it upon itself to offer popular YouTubers money in exchange for covertly plugging the Xbox One.
Today, YouTube has announced their new daily web show, YouTube Nation - a channel dedicated to content discovery, produced by DreamWorks and hosted by HuffPost Live founder Jacob Soboroff.
Following on from a previous update that annoyed a vast amount of its users, YouTube has now updated their comments system to allow users to read and moderate comments all in the same place.
Dell's first major TV commercial campaign since going private doesn't show any PC products. Instead, it makes the point that the company is just like many others that began as small startups.
Some videos posted on YouTube now have a new “2160p 4K” option in their video settings, which offers viewers a faster way to know they can run certain video clips in full 4K resolution.
YouTube has started rolling out the live streaming feature to all accounts, but only those in "good standing" will be able to use it and users will also need to verify their account to get started.
YouTube's top music video for 2013 belonged once again to Korean pop singer PSY but Ylvis' video for the song "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" was the top trending video of the year on the site.
A number of popular gaming channels on YouTube are dealing with a flood of copyright violation warning notices this week, most of which seem to come from a music distribution company called IDOL.
Google has released a YouTube app for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One console, a surprising announcement as it wasn't listed among the first wave of launch apps Microsoft revealed this month.
YouTube celebrity "Francis" was apparently the first on Internet to upload a PS4 unboxing video, thanks to an unexpected Sony delivery. Sony later uploaded its own PS4 unboxing clip
A Reddit thread claims that Microsoft uploaded footage from a PS4 build of the upcoming Ubisoft game "Watch_Dogs" on its YouTube channel. The alleged clip has since been taken down.
Breaking Bad's "Walter White" has a new gig as Bryan Cranston, for Apple. In a new ad spot he describes the new iPad Air with the help of a pencil calling it an "extremely simple tool".
Microsoft has updated their YouTube app for Windows Phone to once again use the HTML5-based mobile website instead of a native interface using proper APIs after an intense battle with Google.
YouTube is responding to requests to improve the comments sections of videos by further integrating with Google+, bringing features like private conversations with users in your Circles.
Google has announced that starting in November it will add a way for users of its mobile apps to view YouTube videos while their device is offline "for a short period."
Tony Wang has made the decision to depart from Twitter UK, where he has acted as general manager for the past two years. A number of new hires have reportedly been made as well, pointing to expansion.