| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Braodcasters won't be be the only place to boast new comedy series next month.
In its most aggressive bet yet in original online video, Yahoo will launch eight shortform comedy series Sept. 9.
Yahoo has tried its hand at comedy before, including a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:53 AM
In technology, companies are unveiling new products almost every day, touting each as if it were the one device that will truly change the world.
Rarely is that true, and for every big hit there are many misses.
For whatever reason -- perhaps a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
YouTube founders are back with a new video app, and they're challenging Vine and Instagram.
Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who created YouTube before selling it to Google, released a new video mobile app called MixBit on Thursday that lets users shoot...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Tastemade, startup aiming to be a global Internet version of the Food Network on YouTube and other platforms, announced $10 million in Series B funding led by Raine Ventures to expand original programming and invest in its mobile user-generated video app....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
SUN VALLEY - Haim Saban sat down to chat with News Corp.'s Chase Carey and kicked off his shoes. It was the end of the second day of Allen & Co.'s conference at the Sun Valley Lodge, and Saban (pictured), stretched out in an upholstered chair in front...
| Jun 23, 2013
There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord.
Coming to terms with the fact that its...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:34 AM
After the Supreme Court's rulings Wednesday in favor of marriage equality, many Silicon Valley tech giants joined in the celebrations.
Apple, which in 2008 donated $100,000 to fight California's same-sex marriage ban, told AllThingsD that it strongly...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Can Instagram be to video what it is to photographs?
Facebook is counting on it.
The giant social network is expected to announce Thursday that its popular photo-sharing app Instagram is adding video.
Instagram, which has...