Posted by A Ocean on August 15, 2013 ·
Microsoft has failed to make necessary upgrades to its browser to enable a fully-featured YouTube experience, “and has instead re-released a YouTube app that violates our Terms of Service.” According to The Verge, which received a statement from [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 24, 2013 ·
Microsoft’s and Google’s spat over Windows YouTube app seem to be heading towards a resolution, the two companies have agreed to team up and jointly create a native YouTube app for Microsoft’s mobile platform according to reports by The Next Web.
Microsoft and Google have released a joint statement today saying that they “are working together to update the new YouTube for Windows [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 19, 2013 ·
YouTube one of the most visited website in the world turns eight years old today, YouTube was launched back in 2005 and were among the first website to offer streaming video, Google marked YouTube’s eight year anniversary by sharing the statistic that it is now seeing more than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute.
“Today, more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 15, 2013 ·
Google is unhappy with the version 3.0 official YouTube app for Windows Phone which was released last week. Google reportedly sent Microsoft a cease and desist letter today, which The Verge has reported, the lack of ads on the YouTube app for Windows Phone seems to be the primary complaint.
Google has asked Microsoft to “immediately withdraw this application from the Windows Phone Store and [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 16, 2013 ·
Google updated its YouTube app for iOS on Monday, adding a new features like live streaming and the ability to queue videos for TV playback.
According to the update notes listed in the App Store, version 1.3 brings these new features:
Quick access to new uploads for subscriptions via “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide.
Access to Live streams.
Queue up videos to play on TV.
One Channel [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
YouTube will be reportedly launching a subscription music service to take on the likes of Spotify and the rumoured Apple iTunes subscription service according to Fortune.
Ryan Bradley and Jessi Hempel, writing for Fortune:
The two new services are defined by their respective places in the Google empire: Google Play for Android is a digital locker for music – users buy, store, and sort a collection [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 29, 2013 ·
YouTube plans to launch paid subscriptions If the rumours are true, according to a report in AdAge, the Google owned website is asking media companies with large YouTube followings— like Machinima, Maker Studios and Fullscreen — to submit ideas for paid channels that would cost “somewhere between $1 and $5 a month.”
YouTube could expand this to pay-per-view for live events, such as concerts [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 23, 2013 ·
Gangnam Style, the most-watched YouTube video ever, with more than one billion views, by K-pop sensation Psy has generated $8 million revenue on YouTube alone, said Google chief business officer Nikesh Arora during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call.
Considering that Gangnam style has 1.23 billion views on YouTube, that means the video is generating on average 0.65 cents every time someone [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 4, 2012 ·
YouTube has updated the YouTube app for iOS on Tuesday with support for the iPhone 5′s display, along with the ability to stream videos over AirPlay to the Apple TV or other enabled devices more easily.
The updated iOS YouTube app now also has full support for the iPad, with a iPad friendly interface that is specifically designed for Apple’s tablet.
“Just in time for the holidays, now you [...]
Posted by A Ocean on November 19, 2012 ·
Google on Monday announced integration for YouTube that allows YouTube user to link their YouTube channel with a Google+ profile while retaining the channel name. Google is still pushing out the prompt to all its users, if you want to opt in right now, you can do so in your YouTube account settings.
“In the coming weeks we’ll launch the option to link your channel with a Google+ page, which [...]