| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
On Jan. 8, his 66th birthday, David Bowie surprised music fans around the world with the announcement that he'd secretly completed a new studio album.
This was a big deal — the first record in a decade from a legendary rock star more or less...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
A YouTube app that returned for the Windows Phone this week didn't stay there long. It was taken down by Microsoft after YouTube said the update still violated its terms of service.
"Google [which owns YouTube] is blocking our updated YouTube app for...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before World Series ratings come in.
The Skinny: I didn't catch the whole Red Sox victory, but got to the gym just in time to see the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Thursday's stories include a big...
| Oct 25, 2013
As YouTube prepares to launch its subscription music service by the end of the year, the digital music giant is seeking to capitalize on music fans' desire to have access to their favorite songs everywhere they go.
The company's free online video site...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google has unsheathed what could be its most powerful weapon yet in the war against Facebook for the hearts and minds of mobile device users: Android.
At a news conference in a San Francisco warehouse Tuesday, Google showed off a slew...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:25 AM
It's a like a beatbox battle out there on the runways as airlines compete to release the most catchy and viral safety videos.
Virgin America is the most recent with its "safety dance" video highlighting YouTube favorite and former American Idol...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Naughty Nurse has some competition this Halloween.
The YouTube video "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" from the Norwegian comedic duo Ylvis has gone from viral video to cultural phenom, ranking among this year's most popular Halloween costumes,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The inaugural YouTube Music Awards kicked off Sunday night with a live music video of the song “Afterlife” by Arcade Fire directed by Spike Jonze and starring Greta Gerwig.
Gerwig danced with the same awkward Turrets style that was so...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the typical life of a viral video, a reality show mishap becomes a YouTube clip, which then reaches the masses online.
Uncommon Content, a New York filmmaker, is betting it can do the opposite.
Uncommon, which produces the Reserve Channel on...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Google Inc. is making a splash in the world of digital TV receivers with its tiny, $35 Chromecast device.
The new Google gadget rivals the Apple TV and all Roku devices. However, each digital receiver has its benefits and downsides. Here's how the three...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In a corner office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a big white board is a tangle of names, dates and ideas scrawled in brightly colored markers. At the center is a chart for the video network MOCAtv, plotting new programs on the artist Urs Fischer...