| Jun 3, 2015
| 2:17 PM
In the age of selfies, social media and streaming videos, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past. Now scientists, technology geeks, designers, writers and YouTube stars achieve fame alongside athletes...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:20 PM
Spotify, the world's biggest subscription streaming music service, has levied its first attack in the online video wars.
The Swedish streaming company said Wednesday that it is adding clips from television shows and other videos to its service that...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Snapchat Inc. has raised an additional $538 million as it prepares for an initial public offering.
The latest private investment puts the reputed market value of Los Angeles' most famous technology start-up at more than $15 billion and brings its total...
| May 28, 2015
| 8:41 AM
A Florida man shrieked and squealed as he reeled in a 552-pound goliath grouper while kayaking in Sanibel.
A YouTube video of the catch that's going viral puts the massive fish's size at about 7-feet long and 6-feet around. Jon Black of Cape Coral...
| May 26, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Move aside, homegrown cat videos. Four of the top 10 trending videos on YouTube last year were paid commercials.
Offerings from Nike, Budweiser and other brands are right behind "Mutant Giant Spider Dog" on the annual list of YouTube's most-watched...
| May 26, 2015
| 10:40 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - El legado de YouTube va más allá de su papel de pionero en la revolución del video en internet. El sitio, que cumple 10 años, brindó un escenario para exhibicionistas, narcisistas y activistas a fin de que divulgaran sus opiniones,...
| May 22, 2015
| 2:31 PM
A decade ago, a pair of Baltimore brothers turned technology placing ads within an Internet video game into a $435 million windfall in selling Advertising.com. Ten years later, the same Baltimore-based technology is central to a deal worth 10 times more....
| May 19, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Google came under fire Tuesday after a string of children's advocacy groups filed an update to their Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging the YouTube Kids App contains content that "would be extremely disturbing" and "potentially harmful" for young...
| May 19, 2015
| 9:00 AM
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki will be the keynote speaker at this year's annual VidCon Conference, organizers said Tuesday.
The three-day conference in late July at the Anaheim Convention Center is for people -- industry executives, video content creators,...
| May 12, 2015
| 9:48 PM
Nearly everybody, it seems, carries a smartphone. As a result, everything's going mobile.
So why, then, would Verizon, already the nation's largest wireless carrier and a giant in mobile communications, want to pay $4.4 billion to buy an old-line...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:26 PM
Whether it be Bono's RED campaign to fight AIDS or Sarah McLachlan's public service announcements about preventing animal cruelty, celebrities have long helped to raise awareness about social causes.
But to educate younger generations, the Ad Council is...