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  1. August 29, 2014

    Vice Media nears sale of stake to A&E

    ...one”. Its online channels are among the most popular on YouTube, held up by the video site in presentations to advertisers as an example of how brands can connect with audiences online: YouTube recently ran a television and print campaign singling out Vice... By Matthew Garrahan in New York

  2. August 29, 2014

    Twitch’s Zen geek finds inner chief

    ...was sold on eBay for $258,100. But Twitch, another Y Combinator alumnus, went up against Google’s massively popular YouTube – and won. Twitch carved out a niche by allowing gamers to livestream their digital battles and virtual tournaments... By Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco

  3. August 29, 2014

    Peter Lorre’s gift for macabre ubiquity

    ...the man born László Löwenstein in 1904 in what is now Slovakia. New generations may never have encountered Lorre, even on YouTube; never met those glass-bead hooded eyes, that so-sweet-it-could-slay face, that voice and accent, which placed... By Nigel Andrews

  1. August 29, 2014

    The Diary: Jonathan Ford

    ...Summer in the City, Britain’s premier YouTube event – billed as a sort of Woodstock-cum...the City is one of the “big three” YouTube conventions – the others being VidCon in...amateur videos of skateboarding cats, YouTube has, in the past few years, morphed...

  2. August 29, 2014

    Media M&A: digital divide

    ...Prime streaming video and the Fire phone, Fire TV and Kindle tablet platforms. The dream scenario is that Twitch turns into a YouTube or even a mini-ESPN. For Amazon the acquisition demonstrates its desire to be not just a distributor, but also content...

  3. August 27, 2014

    Artists and publishers seek reform of US music licensing

    ...and publishers, who claim they are being left behind by innovations in music consumption. As Google prepares to launch a YouTube subscription music service and Apple readies its Beats Music acquisition, the country’s two largest organisations that... By Aaron Stanley in Washington

  4. August 26, 2014

    Twitch takes Amazon up a level in video gaming

    ...with the start-up. As the owner of YouTube, Google appeared a natural home for Twitch...Forth. “This doesn’t mean it has a YouTube, but it means it has the potential for...This doesn’t mean [Amazon] has a YouTube, but it means it has the potential for one... By Shannon Bond in New York and Henry Mance in London

  5. August 25, 2014

    Amazon buys Twitch to woo gamers

    ...into a “global phenomenon” that would help Amazon “build new services for the gaming community”. Google, whose YouTube site is also popular with gamers, was among the other companies circling Twitch but it failed to reach a deal, according to... By Tim Bradshaw and Sarah Mishkin in San Francisco

  6. August 24, 2014

    Ban the executioners of Isis from the internet’s public square

    ...confronted with an appalling scene of carnage. Eventually, YouTube took the video down. Twitter, acting on a request from...with the evidence it requests, or repeatedly flag videos on YouTube. Of far more import than the sensitivities of bereaved families... By Zeynep Tufekci

  7. August 21, 2014

    Put out fewer flags for US’s world bank regulator role

    ...accused Quindell of accounting irregularities. They were recently presented within that most contemporary of frames – a YouTube video where the subtitles to a rant by Hitler from the movie Downfall have been satirically rewritten. Quindell, which published... By Jonathan Guthrie

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