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YouTube Go is a new official app that will allow users to not only enjoy downloaded YouTube content but also share it without using up any data. The new app will roll out in the coming months.
YouTube, known for its toxic comments and massive number of inappropriate videos is asking its users for help to clean up the website. Through the Heroes program users are expected to report content.
For years content creators have been arguing that the way Facebook reports views and time spent by users watching videos is completely unrepresentative. Today the company admitted as much.
Kim Dotcom will be appealing New Zealand's extradition ruling, which would send him back to the US to face trial for copyright infringement. But in a plot twist, the trial will be livestreamed.
The Google Play Store is the latest service from the search giant that will no longer require a Google+ profile, allowing users to post reviews on the various apps, books and movies available.
A new video uploaded on the Call of Duty YouTube channel, showcases a cutscene from Infinite Warfare, is perhaps the only video from the game that is being received positively by viewers.
Google has announced that its child-friendly YouTube Kids app will now support the premium YouTube Red service allowing kids to watch videos ad-free, and download them for offline viewing.
Microsoft has once again ventured into the video streaming arena, but this time it is targeting business users with its Stream service that will allow enterprises to upload and share their videos.
PewDiePie has responded to allegations of taking money from Warner Bros. to review Shadow of Mordor positively back in 2014 without full disclosure, which the FTC deems as misleading to consumers.
The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
YouTube has issued a letter to TubeNinja, a video downloader, threatening legal action if they don't cooperate. However, this letter raises the question of whether YouTube has a case for legal action.
In a temporary lapse of common sense, YouTube ended up taking down a user's video subsequent to a copyright claim from Fox after a portion of the video featured in last week's Family Guy episode.
A small test run is going on right now, where a few lucky YouTube users get to experience the new YouTube messenger. The new features allows you to chat to friends directly in the YouTube app.
Amazon has launched its own video service, Amazon Video Direct, as a rival to YouTube. The service allows content creators to earn royalties from their work. $1 million in bonuses is up for grabs.
Released a few days ago, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's YouTube trailer has exceeded one million dislikes making it the eighth most disliked video ahead of Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" and others.
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's trailer has drawn a record number of dislikes on YouTube forcing Activision to make a statement regarding the adverse reaction of players and viewers.
In a move that will go head-to-head with Hulu and the cable companies, YouTube is reportedly working on a online television service that could launch as early as next year.
New research from ICM Unlimited suggests that music streaming actually increases the sales of vinyl too. The group of people most likely to listen to music on vinyl are those aged between 25-34.
According to a credible new report, YouTube is looking to launch a new livestreaming app. This wouldn't be the first time the service tries to promote live videos but this time it may actually succeed
Microsoft has delivered a range of new features to Skype for Web that it says its users have been asking for, including calls to mobiles and landlines, integrated YouTube playback, and notifications.
After listening to feedback from the YouTube community, the company has announced that it has installed a team to more closely monitor copyright violations, appeals and mistakes.
The latest controversy surrounding reaction videos highlights important issues now faced by YouTube uploaders. Let's forget about trademarks and concentrate on the links with Net Neutrality.
Alphabet has become the world's most valuable company, overtaking Apple. The report shows mobile search as well as YouTube and ads drove Q4 growth. Moonshot projects incurred losses.
New music streaming site, Wefre, launched two weeks ago with a Kickstarter campaign. Now it has postponed the site and cancelled the Kickstarter fearing legal ramifications.
Authorities have reopened access to YouTube after Google launched a localized, Pakistani edition of the site. However questions remain over whether the government can now ban individual videos.
YouTube has released a new advert aimed at small businesses that invokes a bit of nostalgia. The entertaining ad enlists the help of Homer Simpson and his snow plowing business.
As we get closer to the end of the year, "best of" posts are quite common. Luckily, YouTube's is a bit more entertaining, leveraging some of its brightest content creators for a collaborative video.
YouTube Red subscribers might soon be able to stream brand new TV shows and movies as YouTube is reportedly interested in licensing original content from third party producers.
In what is certainly a case for the ages, a court in the Czech Republic sentenced a software pirate to a $373,000 fine with one caveat: a sufficiently viral video would negate any charges.
YouTube says it will no longer blindly follow DMCA claims and instead will defend fair use of music, movie and TV clips when parodied or critiqued, and has warned it will go to court if necessary.
YouTube has added two new VR features to its Android client. The new VR feature will add depth to supported videos, while all YouTube videos will now support a Cardboard VR mode.
After confirming earlier this year the development of an ad-free subscription, we may now have a launch date for the new option. The service is said to be launching in October at $10 a month.
Google has announced that it will soon be possible to stream games from your Android device directly to YouTube. The initial rollout will be focused in Japan and will arrive sometime soon.
A number of users have started complaining that the latest version of Google Chrome is not only bypassing the popular AdBlock Plus extensions but also stopping users from skipping ads.
According to the latest data from comScore, 2.9% of smartphone-owners in the U.S use Windows Phones, consistent with last month's marketshare, while Android and iOS lead the race by a long margin.
Finally, the long awaited and demanded by the Internet users Google owned "WebM" format support is "In Development" for the Microsoft Edge in Windows 10.
Google has dealt Adobe a rather large blow with its move to pause all Flash ad content by default starting on September 1st, it already converts its own AdWords ad content to HTML5.
From today, Google will be hoping to make a dent in the game streaming market by launching YouTube Gaming. Initially available for users in the US and UK, the service also boasts 60fps streaming.
YouTube has updated its system that will process view counts and has done away with the '301+' freeze that would occur on high traffic videos. The new system will also improve filtering spam views.
Google recently introduced 360-degree videos to YouTube and they've already seen a bit of success. Now the company is allowing advertisers to take advantage of this VR-compatible technology.
Google has rectified the issue of playing vertical videos on YouTube. If you have an Android device, a new version of the app will allow full screen playback of vertical videos.
Google's financial results for Q2 are in, and boy has the company had a good three months. Their results surprised investors, who quickly rallied behind the company's stock, which is now up 11%.
Google is ready to do battle with Twitch for the video game streaming crown, with the announcement of its new streaming service YouTube Gaming featuring high FPS streams, dedicated apps, and more.
It's no secret that YouTube is already using HTML5 instead of Flash by default, but the latest announcement is taking that one step further with the addition of 60fps HTML5 support for live streams.
Spotify is said to have been in talks with numerous content creators, including many who produce videos for YouTube, as it plans to launch a video streaming service, which may launch this month.
Want an Apple Watch Edition but can't afford it? We here at Neowin can't and neither can Casey Neistat who came up with a clever way to "get" an Edition model of the watch for a fraction of the cost.
Google is implementing an API change that will soon block YouTube streaming on older devices such as Google TVs, games consoles, Smart TVs, and all Apple devices not running iOS 7 and above.
In a letter to YouTube creators, Google has confirmed rumours that it will begin rolling out a paid subscription service in order to complement its free service with an ad-free option