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5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

By 11 hours ago

It has been reported that Google has set its sights on live game streaming sensation Twitch as its next major acquisition and it must be said that it doesn't come as that much of a surprise to us. Twitch has risen in popularity rapidly and even more so... >>

YouTube adding 60fps playback, Tip Jar, Translator and more in updates

YouTube adding 60fps playback, Tip Jar, Translator and more in updates

By 27 June 2014

King of online video YouTube has decreed it will cement itself as leader by adding even more awesome features including 60 frames per second playback. Check out the below clip from Metal Gear Solid 5 running at 60fps to see the difference. This is one... >>

Nintendo to launch YouTube affiliate programme, will split ad revenue with gamers

Nintendo to launch YouTube affiliate programme, will split ad revenue with gamers

By 28 May 2014

Nintendo is to respond to criticism over its tight YouTube copyright policies by creating an affiliate program to share ad revenues with its loyal fans. A year ago, the troubled games company clamped down on gamers posting videos to YouTube of in-game... >>

Yahoo to launch YouTube rival this summer

Yahoo to launch YouTube rival this summer

By 28 May 2014

As part of its major revival Yahoo will launch its own online video platform to directly rival YouTube, Vimeo and other more established services. The new service will launch in summer, according to a report by Ad Age, and Yahoo is offering better terms... >>

Google's YouTube may be about to finalise deal to buy Twitch for $1 billion

Google's YouTube may be about to finalise deal to buy Twitch for $1 billion

By 19 May 2014

The mighty Google's YouTube will soon own Twitch, the gaming video stream, after finalising a $1 billion buyout. The news comes from Variety who says sources close to the deal report it's near to a close. There's no official word on the sale yet but it's... >>

Watch free Coachella Festival live-streams on YouTube, starting 11 April with Ellie Goulding

Watch free Coachella Festival live-streams on YouTube, starting 11 April with Ellie Goulding

By 11 April 2014

If you wanted to attend Coachella in the US but couldn't afford one of the $345 general admission tickets before they all sold out, don't fret. YouTube and T-Mobile have you covered. Google and T-Mobile announced today that Coachella's YouTube channel... >>

Xbox One YouTube app update coming to make it easier to share game clips

Xbox One YouTube app update coming to make it easier to share game clips

By 7 April 2014

Microsoft has announced an update for the YouTube application for its Xbox One next generation console that will make it easier to watch and share Game DVR clips. The update will start its global rollout tomorrow, Tuesday 8 April, and will integrate Game... >>

Yahoo reportedly poaching YouTube stars for rival video network

Yahoo reportedly poaching YouTube stars for rival video network

By 30 March 2014

Yahoo is considering its own video service to compete with Google's YouTube, sources tell Recode, as head of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, works to take on her former employer. The publication reports Yahoo has been trying to lure some of YouTube's top talent... >>

Google Chromecast review
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Google Chromecast review

By 19 March 2014

Following its successful US launch last summer, Google has launched Chromecast in the UK. And it's a rather big deal. Chromecast is an HDMI dongle designed to plug into your TV and is a rival to Apple's AirPlay and devices like Apple TV, Roku and other... >>

YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10

YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10

By 18 March 2014

For parents, the internet is a minefield through which their children have to be guided. There's no way the little entertainment sponges are putting down those tablets if they don't have to. Seeing this, YouTube is said to be planning to create a... >>