YouTube Now Streams HTML5 By Default
Jan28

YouTube Now Streams HTML5 By Default

YouTube now streams HTML5 videos by default on a web browser. The announcement was made on Tuesday by the company. The Google-owned video streaming website also used the occasion of Tuesday’s announcement made on its official blog to reveal that it is “depreciating” the old Flash-based embeds and Flash API from YouTube. YouTube explained in Tuesday’s post how the advancement in the use of HTML5 for video playing, along with...

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YouTube Agrees Deal To Stream NFL Highlights
Jan26

YouTube Agrees Deal To Stream NFL Highlights

Some cheery news for all lovers and fans of the NFL as they will now be able to stream Super Bowl XLIX on YouTube for free next weekend as Google has agreed a deal with the National Football League, according to Recode. There will be an official NFL channel on YouTube where you can now watch highlights of games. The highlights of the games will also appear on Google search results, and visitors will also be able to view detailed...

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YouTube Criticized By Zoe Keating Over Music Key Contract
Jan26

YouTube Criticized By Zoe Keating Over Music Key Contract

Google-owned YouTube has come under heavy criticism from musician Zoe Keating after the music streaming company threatened to block her channel unless she signs up to new terms covering its YouTube Music Key service, which was launched recently, reports the Guardian. Keating doesn’t depend on record label to release music as she does it herself, which means she is not covered by a deal between the video streaming site and Merlin, the...

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YouTube For Android Gets Offline Video Playback
Dec12

YouTube For Android Gets Offline Video Playback

Google-owned YouTube has introduced offline video playback for its Android users in India Philippines and Indonesia, the company announced. Great news without doubt, but this won’t be available to Android users in all countries as the new update is only available to select few countries. “Today we’re releasing a new offline feature within the YouTube app, in India, Indonesia and the Philippines. This feature lets you take videos...

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YouTube Now Warns You Of The Consequence Of Uploading Copyrighted Song
Dec09

YouTube Now Warns You Of The Consequence Of Uploading Copyrighted Song

Copyright issues are not always taken lightly, and YouTube in particular had to introduce content ID service to scan for copyrighted tracks and also have them removed automatically. Countless times, users have seen their videos either taken down by the video streaming company or muted without any prior notice. “Great videos deserve a great soundtrack. That’s why we work with artists and music companies around the world to bring great...

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YouTube Counters Rivals By Offering Its Top Video Makers Bonuses
Dec09

YouTube Counters Rivals By Offering Its Top Video Makers Bonuses

In bid to secure its prized users and prevent them from taking their skills and talent to rivals, video streaming giant, YouTube is offering mouth-watering bonuses; reports The Wall Street Journal. The competition is hot out there, with companies like Facebook, Yahoo and Vessel trying so hard to lure YouTube creators to their services over the past few months; people familiar with the discussions have said. Google, the parent company...

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