| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday.
The deal is for a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers.
The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
If you discovered twenty one pilots by stumbling upon the “Guns for Hands” music video like I did, you have Mark C. Eshleman to thank.
Since “Guns for Hands” and “Car Radio”—both directed by Eshleman— were...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:38 AM
While people around the country are celebrating Valentine's Day today, the video-sharing website YouTube is celebrating its ninth birthday.
On Feb. 14, 2005, YouTube was founded, and watching videos online would never be the same.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:55 AM
The writing sure seems to be on the wall for Google+.
A few days after Google+ boss Vic Gundotra suddenly announced his departure from the company, Google has begun testing a new sign-in button for third-party developers around the Internet that...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Pop phenomenon Lady Gaga, rapper Eminem and indie rock darling Arcade Fire are among the mainstream acts to headline the inaugural YouTube Music Awards.
YouTube will host its first live-streamed music awards show Nov. 3 to honor top performers and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To promote its new song from platinum-selling country music artist Hunter Hayes and Grammy winner Jason Mraz on Tuesday, Warner Music Group didn't book its stars on "Good Morning America" or "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon."
It made a video for YouTube....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Nokia announced a new tablet and two new smartphones this week, but perhaps the most significant move the company made was adding the Instagram and Vine apps to its devices running Windows Phone operating system.
Since being caught off guard by the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Chromecast's lack of content may not be a problem for too long as Hulu, HBO and others have expressed their interest in working on an app for Google's new digital TV receiver.
The $35 Google TV dongle has been off to a quick start thanks to its low...