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Watching YouTube on TV Just Got a Zillion Times Better
/ August 15, 2014 11:45 am
Watching YouTube on TV Just Got a Zillion Times Better

VentureBeat reports “YouTube today rolled out a refreshed version of its app for smart TVs, set-top boxes, and game consoles.” . Read More

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The New TV Pilot Season Brings YouTube Stars, Channels and Bloggers to TV Screens
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
The New TV Pilot Season Brings YouTube Stars, Channels and Bloggers to TV Screens

TechCrunch reports “Last year, DreamWorks Animation paid $33 million for YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, Warner Bros. invested $18 million in the YouTube channel Machinima and most recently, and Disney purchased Maker Studios for $500 million.” . Read More

Smosh Games Enters MCN Studio71′s The Mansion YouTube Channel
/ August 1, 2014 11:46 am
Smosh Games Enters MCN Studio71′s The Mansion YouTube Channel

Studio71, the MCN of German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 Group, today announced American and German gaming giants Jovenshire (Joshua Ovenshire), Sohinki (Matt Sohinki) and Lasercorn (David Moss) of Defy Media’s Smosh Games and its own leading German YouTuber, Gronkh, will square off Monday in a series of gaming grudge matches appearing on both The Mansion and Smosh Games channels. . Read More

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Former Hulu boss’ new startup ‘Vessel’ is going after YouTube’s top talent
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
Former Hulu boss’ new startup ‘Vessel’ is going after YouTube’s top talent

VentureBeat reports “More details have emerged about the new video startup Vessel from founder and former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar — specifically, how the company’s business model might make YouTube sweat.” . Read More

Nerdist Knocks YouTube’s Stickiness, Commenters at Comic-Con
/ July 28, 2014 11:21 am
Nerdist Knocks YouTube’s Stickiness, Commenters at Comic-Con

Re/code reports “YouTube is losing some of its luster, at least according to Nerdist Industries co-founder Chris Hardwick.”. Read More

Music Vault Integrates 12,000 Live Concert Videos to YouTube
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Music Vault Integrates 12,000 Live Concert Videos to YouTube

DigitalMusicNews reports that Concert footage channel Music Vault will be integrating 12,000 live videos to YouTube. This is in addition to the 1,000+ videos that Music Vault has already uploaded. The company has devoted the past two years in mixing, restoring, and mastering live tapes. Their records of live videos spans many decades, and includes both older and newer bands. . Read More

YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013
/ July 8, 2014 5:23 pm
YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013

VentureBeat reports that YouTube was profitable off $3.5 billion in revenue generated in 2013. Google owns YouTube, but the company has never stated the streaming service’s revenue figures within its quarterly or annual earnings reports. The $3.5 billion figure is also from a tad to a lot lower than analysts’ predictions. For example, eMarketer estimated that YouTube would make $5.6 billion in ad revenue for . Read More

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