Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix
The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new players like Netflix.
Merkel reaches out to young voters on YouTube
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigning Wednesday for the youth vote on YouTube ahead of September 24 elections, said her favourite emoticon was the "smiley" and dismissed fears about a potential World War III.
'Gangnam Style' Dethroned As Top YouTube Video
Psy Oppa-gangnam-styled out of the position as YouTube's most watched video. "Gangnam Style" took the world by storm when it was released in 2012. The South Korean K-pop video triggered a global dance craze that nearly broke YouTube, hitting a billion views for the first time ever and rocketing up to 2.89 billion views. The…
Issa Rae leads charge of YouTube stars into Hollywood
Since its early days in the mid-2000s, YouTube has showcased the talents of entertainers seeking fame and fortune, with Hollywood executives increasingly sitting up and taking notice.
Woman kills boyfriend in YouTube stunt gone wrong
A 19-year-old US woman faces a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting her boyfriend in a YouTube stunt gone wrong, with the sheriff on Thursday dismissing claims that it was an accident.
Game players face their demons in virtual reality
Zombies from the television series "The Walking Dead" and other demons are coming to life for video game players in virtual worlds.
Apple strengthens video expertise with hiring of YouTube alumnus
Apple Inc. has hired Vijay Karunamurthy, who worked on early versions of YouTube and later co-founded a foodie app, experience that could be used to bring social and video features to the iPhone and other devices.
Warner and YouTube renew licensing deal to keep music streaming
Warner Music Group extended a licensing deal with YouTube, ensuring the label’s songs remain on the web’s most popular destination for streaming music.
New bricklaying robot could put Nigerian construction jobs at risk
Robot bricklayers are putting thousands of construction jobs at risk, it has emerged.