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  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
    What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion. Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...
  • YouTube U.S. Video-Ad Revenue Will Top $1 Billion in 2014: Report

    YouTube will rake in an estimated $1.13 billion in video-advertising revenue in 2014, up 39% from $810 million last year, according to research firm eMarketer. But while the Google vidsite is No. 1 in the segment in the States, with projected 18.9% share...
  • YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says

    YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says
    U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. That would be an increase of 39% from 2013, EMarketer said Thursday. However, the research...
  • Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ

    Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ
    Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube's biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Facebook seems to be taking on...
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC. The company said that it won't actually slow...
  • Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando

     Todrick Hall brings comic YouTube videos to Orlando
    Todrick Hall has performed on Broadway. He has appeared on national television, as a contestant on "American Idol." But he credits his success to the place where anyone with a video camera and a dream can become a star: the Internet. Specifically,...
  • You can use a fake name on Google+ now

    You can use a fake name on Google+ now
    Google’s social network Google+ loosened up a little bit Tuesday, announcing that it would no longer require users to go by their real names. “There are no more restrictions on what name you can use,” Google+ said in a post. “...
  • Streamy Awards Adds More Categories, Fan Participation

    The Streamy Awards, the first ever envelope-opening live streamed award show, is bumping up the amount of honors its doling out this year, the telecast announced on Wednesday. The more than ten new categories added to the mix this year include the...
  • Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities

    Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities
    Victorious, a mobile platform designed to better connect YouTube stars with their fans, has officially launched. The Santa Monica start-up puts video creators in control of their brands by giving each his or her own unique app. The apps will be...
  • Startup Victorious Launches Mobile-App Platform with YouTube Stars Including Michelle Phan

    Victorious, a startup whose founders include former YouTube execs, announced the launch of its platform designed for YouTube creators to control their own direct relationships with fans. The L.A.-based company is working with YouTubers including Michelle...
  • Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim

    Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim
    Want to be a YouTube star? There’s a convention for that. About 18,000 video content creators, viral video stars and their fans are expected to flock to the fifth annual VidCon, a three-day conference being held this weekend. The gathering,...