Dumb and dumber: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter's viral video

After his daughter’s YouTube video showing off the iPhone X went viral, Apple reportedly fired one of its iPhone engineers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/dumb-and-dumber-apple-fires-iphone-x-engineer-after-daughters-viral-video.html

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Parents who lost custody of kids over YouTube 'prank' videos sentenced

A Maryland couple whose YouTube prank videos garnered them accusations of child abuse were sentenced to five years probation on child neglect charges Monday, BuzzFeed reports.

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NASA debunks Anonymous claim of imminent alien life discovery

Last week a YouTube video purportedly posted by hacker collective Anonymous said that NASA was set to announce the discovery of intelligent alien life.

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YouTube revamps Restricted Mode feature that sparked outrage over LGBT content

YouTube has made changes to its Restricted Mode, which is designed to hide objectionable content, after the feature sparked intense criticism of the video sharing service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/youtube-revamps-restricted-mode-feature-that-sparked-outrage-over-lgbt-content.html

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YouTube TV launches, but what are you getting for $35 a month?

YouTube is finally getting into the skinny bundle wars, competing against Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Netflix and a host of others looking to grab consumers who want great television, but don’t want to pay for what they don’t watch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/youtube-tv-launches-but-what-are-getting-for-35-month.html

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Following YouTube gaffe, AT&T, Verizon may pull most of their ads from Google

After their ads appeared next to extremist content on YouTube, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon said they were going to pull their ads from the video site. But the fallout may go further than just YouTube.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/following-youtube-gaffe-at-t-verizon-may-pull-most-their-ads-from-google.html

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YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray


YouTube has jumped headfirst into the growing market for live streaming television with the announcement of YouTube TV, a service aimed squarely at DirecTV Now, Sling and other streaming TV services. YouTube’s cord-cutter friendly $35-a-month service will offer live sitcoms, dramas, news and sports from ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, CW, Telemundo and other networks. It will include local TV stations offering news and sports. It will be accessible on mobile phones, tablets or computers, and it can be streamed to a television using Google Chromecast.

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YouTube begins rolling out live-streaming via app, starting with creators

YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the company is finally ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones.

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YouTube restores influential conservative website's channel

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection, which was controversially removed by the video sharing service last week, has been restored.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/16/youtube-restores-influential-conservative-websites-channel.html

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YouTube removes influential conservative website's channel

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection has been removed by the video sharing service, citing copyright infringement claims.

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Tech titans join forces to battle online terrorist content

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have joined forces in an attempt to curb the spread of terrorist content on the Internet.

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EU slams US tech giants on hate speech

The European Commission has slammed tech titans Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, saying that they are not moving quickly enough to deal with online hate speech.

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CNN Taps Beme Talent to Cultivate Millennials


CNN has acquired Beme, the startup cofounded by YouTube sensation Casey Neistat, the companies announced Monday. CNN plans to launch a new branded subsidiary featuring timely and topical video content by the summer of 2017. It will be led by a team including the Beme cofounders, under a name as yet undecided, with CNN providing funding. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Neistat will provide the content expertise, and Beme cofounder Matt Hackett will lead digital innovation at the new company.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84116.html?rss=1

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