| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Thousands of revelers descended on the Coachella music festival last weekend to rock out to their favorite bands and party day and night. But a far bigger audience from around the world — at least 40 million — joined in remotely through...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:51 PM
Like other U.S. high-tech titans, Google Inc. is learning that doing business in Europe is no vacation.
The European Union's antitrust chief on Wednesday accused Google of abusing its search engine dominance to favor its own comparison shopping services...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Science fiction writer David Brin calls it "a tsunami of lights" — a future where tiny cameras are everywhere, lighting up everything we do, and even predicting what we'll do next.
Unlike George Orwell's novel "1984," where only Big Brother...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:17 PM
Turkey blocked access to social networking sites Twitter and YouTube for several hours on Monday over photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who died last week in a failed hostage rescue operation. Turkey also threatened to ban Google...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
YouTube's big push into kids' programming is under scrutiny for blurring the lines between entertainment and advertising.
A string of children's advocacy groups planned to file a complaint Tuesday asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Twitter has launched live-streaming video app Periscope, developed by the startup it bought earlier in 2015 for a reported $100 million, upping the battle with overnight mobile-app streaming sensation Meerkat.
"We think it's a perfect complement to...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:14 AM
Two-year-old Francisco Sanchez Jr. spends six hours a day mesmerized by a smartphone. He summons his favorite “Ninja Turtles” episodes with the touch of his tiny fingers.
So long, Saturday morning cartoons. Welcome to the post-TV era of...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Companies like Google and Twitter recently released kid-friendly versions of their social media apps YouTube and Vine, leading to a collective sigh of relief for parents of young children, tweens and teens. There are many...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Have you ever dreamed you were a bowl of pasta? And then your girlfriend sat down with a fork?
Yes or no, you’ve got to check out a new short YouTube video (portions of this video contain nudity) by the Venezuelan group Sogni Culinari (roughly:...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:06 PM
It turns out that measles isn't spread just by tourists at Disneyland. It's also incubated and disseminated through YouTube.
That's the short version of a new study published in Vaccine, which is one of those peer-reviewed journals that scientists...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Beyonce, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Katy Perry are among the winners for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards.
After taking a year off, YouTube is set to bring back its awards show on March 23. The format, however, is slightly different....