| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Don't trifle with fans of Taylor Swift. That seems to be the message delievered to Abercrombie & Fitch after the company offered T-shirts bearing the message "# more boyfriends than t.s.," a nod to the singer's much-talked-about dating history....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Jay-Z’s video for the “Holy Grail” track from his “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album has now made it to YouTube following its 24-hour exclusive premiere on Facebook, a move that’s heightened Facebook’s profile as a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Most of the "social conversation" about TV shows and movies is generated by Facebook's 1.1 billion and Twitter's 200 million-plus active users.
So how can GetGlue, a social TV app startup with a relatively minuscule 1.2 million active monthly users,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Coming soon to Facebook: A new feature to upload and watch video clips.
Facebook is testing a new tool that will automatically play video clips without sound in the News Feed. A user will have to tap or click on the video to make it...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:19 PM
My dad always said that having the right tools made the job easier.
I wonder what Dad would’ve thought of Miley Cyrus?
Now, if you’re one of the 100 or so people left in America who hasn’t seen the video for her new song, “...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
What's better than a Vine clip posted to Twitter? A Videogram, a more immersive video-discovery system created by startup Cinemacraft, which several Hollywood studios have already experimented with.
Videogram dices up videos into smaller segments,...