| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
You're gonna pay in the future.
There was a piece in the New York Times recently lamenting the write-for-free mentality of the Internet. The truth is there are two classes -- those who get paid and those who don't. And those who do would never work for...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Earlier this year, Google revamped the comments section of YouTube, integrating it with its Google+ social network. And now, more than 47,000 people are petitioning YouTube to revert the comments section to its original form.
The petition, hosted on...
| Nov 10, 2013
Max Mosley won fame in the motorsports world as the longtime chief of Formula One's governing body. Five years ago, however, Mosley's notoriety spread far beyond the race circuit, and not in a good way. A British tabloid released a prison-themed...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Producers Guild of America has selected Peter Jackson, visual effects artist Joe Letteri and Weta Digital as the recipients of its 2014 Vanguard Award.
The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 19 at the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Viral video sensation "The Fox" by Ylvis will be published as a picture book by Simon & Schuster. It will be available in time for Christmas.
It may be the first children's book to come with "Based on the YouTube Sensation" emblazoned on its cover....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is pressing Google to take greater measures to tackle online piracy and other illegal Web activity, saying that the company's "inaction" is "not merely a failure to do the right thing" but "raises serious questions as...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:05 AM
From the rooftop of Los Angeles' old Maxwell House coffee plant, dancers in tuxedos joined others wearing horse heads to reenact Psy's "Gentleman," which is the year's top music video on YouTube.
The troupe featured YouTube stars little known to the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Advertisers are projected to spend about $5.6 billion on YouTube this year, a 51% jump over 2012 levels, according to a new analysis from researcher EMarketer.
YouTube's corporate parent, Google Inc., doesn't report revenues for the site. Instead, it...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Kimberly Peirce's adaptation of Stephen King's horror classic "Carrie" may have tanked in the box office, but the film's promotional campaign proved to be a viral hit. A web ad for the movie cracked YouTube's year-end list of trending videos, which was...
| 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...