Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Youtube

In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality. Net neutrality basically prevents broadband providers from playing favorites ...
In this Oct. 21, 2015, file photo, Robert Kyncl, YouTube Chief Business Officer, speaks as YouTube unveils "YouTube Red," a new subscription service, at YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube says it is looking into why some gay-themed content is being blocked to those browsing YouTube under its “restricted” setting. Several users complained on Twitter that their videos were categorized as “restricted” ...
Image: Animal Adventure Park Giraffe Cam/Youtube

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually explicit. Animal Adventure Park started streaming ...
A Facebook log is displayed on the screen of an iPad, in this Wednesday, May 16, 2012 file photo taken in New York. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced a major shared effort Dec. 5, 2016, to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. (AP Photo/James H. Collins, file)

BY TAMI ABDOLLAH WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital ...

BERLIN (AP) — A German music industry group says it has signed an agreement with YouTube on licensing fees for its members’ work — a deal that should mean far fewer blocked videos for viewers in Germany. GEMA, which represents ...
This Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo shows the YouTube music app on a mobile phone, in Los Angeles.

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google’s cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on ...
In this Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 photo, an Illinois Department of Emergency Management sign is above the entrance to their office in Springfield, Illinois.

BY JOHN O’CONNOR SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency’s training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared. Emails obtained by The Associated Press ...
In this Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, singer Adele performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

BY DERRIK J. LANG LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sorry, Psy. Adele has outpaced the South Korean pop star on the race to 1 billion views on YouTube. The streaming service announced Thursday that her music video for “Hello” greeted its ...
This Sept. 29, 2014 photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — Sony is trying to get more people on its TV service by allowing customers to sign up without a PlayStation. Its service, Vue, was launched in March, but has been limited. It’s available ...
youtube red video screenshot

Video streaming on paid services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Instant Video are taking the world by storm. YouTube is finally getting a piece of the action too; dubbed YouTube Red and starting on Oct. 28, users can pay $9.99 ...
X