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Google to Automatically Convert Flash Ads in HTML5

Flash is dead. Long live HTML5. Adobe’s Flash player is notoriously buggy and vulnerable to malware attacks, a fact that is slowly scaring off websites, developers, and users in equal measure. YouTube has already ditched the…

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Watch 10 Years of YouTube’s Greatest Hits

YouTube turns 10 this month and to celebrate that, popular channel The Daily Conversation has released an incredible compilation of some of YouTube’s greatest hits. Right from that very first ‘Day at the Zoo’ to ‘Charlie Bit my Finger’, we…

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Google Launches YouTube Kids App on Android

Google has launched a dedicated YouTube kids app for Android. The app, to be released on Monday, features specially selected TV shows and videos from kid-centric YouTube channels. The app will only be available on Android…

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Nintendo Can’t Keep Up with Demand For Its Creators Program

As we previously reported, Nintendo has just launched a ‘beta’ version of its ‘Creators Program’ – the company’s way of splitting revenue between YouTubers who upload videos of them playing Nintendo games. This program has been…

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Nintendo to Share Ad Revenue With Registered YouTube Users

Nintendo has launched an affiliate program that allows content creators using Nintendo’s intellectual property to share ad revenue from their YouTube videos with the company. The Creators Program, as it has been branded, is in the…

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YouTube Now Uses HTML5 by Default in-Browser

Five years after starting support for the HTML5 standard, YouTube has dropped Flash Player to use the HTML5 <video> format as its default player in-browser. According to YouTube, the five-year wait was to allow once-experimental HTML5…

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Facebook Bows to Threats and Bans “Anti-Islamic” Pages in Turkey

Rather than be subject to being blocked entirely in Turkey, Facebook has agreed to block “anti-Islamic” content within the country after a Turkish court order. Gölbaşı Criminal Court of Peace in Ankara issued the order on…

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Steam Adds Game Broadcast Streaming

Valve is going head-to-head with Amazon-owned game streaming platform Twitch by launching its own equivalent through its digital distribution system Steam. From today, users of Steam Beta can stream and broadcast games between other Steam friends.…

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US Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube Hacked by ISIS

It appears that the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the US Central Command have been hacked. The hackers seem to associate themselves with ISIS. As of writing, the Twitter account has been suspended, while the YouTube…

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360-Degree Video Support Coming to YouTube ‘Soon’

YouTube supports a whole host of video formats, from Standard Definition, to 720p, 1080p, 3D and now of course 4k. But Google’s ever popular video streaming website doesn’t want to stop there – 360-degree video is…

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Twitter’s Video Platform More YouTube Than Vine

Details have emerged regarding Twitter’s forthcoming video function. According to a Twitter Video FAQ found by Daniel Raffel , it will support .mp4 and .mov formats, with an aspect ratio of 16:9, and videos can be up…

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Ever Wanted to Make Your Own AA Battery?

Have you always found going to a shop to buy AA batteries for remote controls, toys or clocks a labourious and wasteful task? Well now you can make your own with this handy tutorial! Just be…

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Watch: Star Wars Trailer in GTA V – Without Mods

Someone attempted to recreate the Star Wars trailer in GTA V. Now of course, without making any modifications to the game, you’d think that would be a pretty difficult task. Well Powerlight-13 on YouTube didn’t think…

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Assetto Corsa and Project Cars Graphics Comparison Video

Assetto Corsa is one of the hottest racing games on PC right now, it’s got stunning graphics, great track locations, fantastic handling and it’s also one of the few AAA titles that has support for the…

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YouTube Announces Offline Playback… In Indonesia, India and The Philippines

YouTube has announced offline playback functionality for its Android app, allowing users to watch select videos when they’re without an internet connection. The only issue is however, it’s only for users in Indonesia, India and The Philippines.…

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YouTube Testing GIF Maker

Surely this is the biggest tech story of the year – soon you’ll hopefully be able to make GIFs from any video on YouTube with no effort whatsoever. Well obviously it isn’t that big of a…

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YouTube 2014 Rewind Has Katy Perry Taking Out Top Music VIdeo for 2014

It’s that time of the year again, with New Year’s Eve quickly approaching, Google have released the YouTube 2014 Rewind. Check out the video on it below: You might be surprised with some of the top…

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Vimeo Pro Introduces 4K Uploads

Vimeo announced on Monday that subscribers to Vimeo Pro will now be able to upload ultra-HD, 4K video. Both supply and demand for 4K videos in on the increase, with Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime offing…

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Psy’s Gangnam Style Breaks YouTube

Gangnam Style, the music video by Korean K-pop star Psy, broke YouTube’s view counter. The video, with its staggeringly high number of views outpaced YouTube’s counter, which was previously limited to 2,147,483,647 views, thanks to its use of…

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Google Plan Child-Friendly Versions of its Products

Under 12s will soon be getting their own child-friendly versions of popular Google products, such as YouTube and the Chrome browser. Pavni Diwanji, Google’s Vice President of Engineering, announced the move in an interview with USA…

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Gaming Reviewer Contacts Mothers of Trolls

Alanah Pearce, an Australian gaming reviewer on the radio and on YouTube, has come up with a novel method of getting back at her online trolls and harassers. In a Guardian article, she says that she…

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ASA Tackles Vloggers Misleading Advertising

The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency has asked popular YouTube vloggers Dan and Phil to remove an ad for Oreo cookies, after it was found to be misleading. The ad in question featured the pair competing with each…

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Minecraft’s YouTube Videos Have Had 47 Billion Views

Minecraft is not just the game people love to play, it seems: the plethora of Minecraft videos on YouTube, showing off users immense creativity, have amassed a whopping 47 billion views between them, according to online…

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Taylor Swift’s YouTube Video Views Double After Artist Snubs Spotify

Popular music artist Taylor Swift snubbed Spotify by pulling her music from the online streaming music station – and her YouTube music video views have doubled since then. Nielsen Music Connect informed the Swift Vevo channel…

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Milk Video, Samsung’s New Ad-Free YouTube Rival Revealed

After the launch of its audio streaming app Milk Music, Samsung’s media service strategy took another step forward on Wednesday with the reveal of Milk Video, an add-free video aggregation app designed to challenge YouTube. Milk…

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60FPS YouTube Support Now Available!

Earlier this year we had news that YouTube would be introducing 60 frames-per-second (FPS) video. This is a very big deal for many channels on YouTube, especially those who love to stream gaming content. There are…

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YouTube Launching Streaming Music Service, Ad-free Video Subscription a Possibility

Are you ready for YouTube’s music streaming service? The cats been let out of the bag by YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki during a recent interview. Wojcicki told re/code that the company had been working on the music…