Viacom has agreed to let Google strip identifying information from YouTube viewers' data before complying with a judge's order to hand over the records as part of a copyright infringement lawsuit.
In a nod to privacy complaints, Viacom Inc. won't be told the identities of individuals who watch video clips on the popular video-sharing site YouTube
Dismissing privacy concerns, a federal judge overseeing a $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit against YouTube has ordered the popular online video-sharing service to disclose who watches which video clips and when
At first glance, "Harold Buttelman, Daredevil Stuntman" appears to be typical YouTube farce. It's a video about a small town tuxedo salesman who thinks he's the next Evel Knievel. He's mistaken, of course.
The teen star and her BFF Mandy Jiroux kick their online dance battle up a notch
When Mark Bitterman, who calls himself a "selmelier," was trying to pump up sales at his gourmet salt shop, he knew standard marketing techniques such as radio ads and direct mail wouldn't be enough.
Google says that a lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing site threatens how millions of people exchange information on the Internet
Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has temporarily banned YouTube to block access to a video that many Muslims consider anti-Islamic.
Eight Florida teenagers -- six of them girls -- will be tried as adults and could be sentenced to life in prison for their alleged roles in the videotaped beating of another teen, the state attorney's office said Thursday.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on fights involving teenagers that are recorded and posted on the Internet.
A London-based Web site has dropped a Dutch lawmaker's film that features disturbing images of terrorist acts juxtaposed with verses from the Quran to paint Islam as a threat to Western society, citing threats to its staff.
CNN's Matthew Chance meets the Dutch MP whose controversial film about Islam has met with a hostile reaction.
Fans of saxophonist Jason Rae leave messages and send prayers online
Tay Zonday is responsible for one of 12 viewer-chosen viral videos of the year
A Saudi woman has posted a video of herself driving on YouTube in an effort to urge the Saudi government to expand the rights of women to drive in Saudi Arabia.
A Saudi activist got into her car, drove off and simultaneously spoke to a camera about lifting the ban on women driving.
So you want to change the world -- or at least a little part of it -- using the power of the Internet? Here are some tips to help get you started.
Hundreds of demonstrators in Islamabad gathered to protest the reprinting of a cartoon in a Danish newspaper.
An apparent move by the Pakistani government to block YouTube, the popular video-sharing Web site, knocked out access to the site worldwide for more than two hours, Internet analysts say.
Pakistan's government has banned access to the video-sharing Web site YouTube because of anti-Islamic movies that users have posted on the site, an official said Sunday
As Chris Mannix points out in his profile of Chris Bosh in this week's Sports Illustrated, the YouTube phenomenon extends to the NBA. Here are some of the most notable videos from the first half of the season:
Chinese are uploading more Internet videos of sex, scandal and protest. It's big business -- and a headache for Beijing
Japan's prime minister has begun posting English-language messages on the video-sharing Internet site YouTube in an apparent bid to raise his country's international profile
Britain's Queen launches a YouTube channel in time for her annual Christmas message. CNN's Emily Chang reports
Queen Elizabeth II, who just became Britain's oldest-ever monarch, is proving that it's never too late to join the YouTube generation.
YouTube suspends the account of an Egyptian blogger who posted videos of police abuse. CNN's Aneesh Raman reports.
An Egyptian human rights activist who posted videos about police abuse says YouTube has shut down his account because of complaints that the videos contain "inappropriate material."
Wow. Yet another debate has come and gone -- this latest with eight Republican candidates. The goal of these face-to-face meetings: To hopefully help us make informed decisions when we get to the primary and presidential polls in the process choosing the next president.
Eight Republican presidential hopefuls sparred during their debate in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Wednesday, November 28. Click on the following links to watch or download video of the debate.
Huddled around a table for hours, a handful of top journalists at CNN's political unit has been poring over YouTube videos by the thousands.
CNN's Jeanne Moos takes a look at some of the questions that will not be presented at the CNN/YouTube GOP debate.
It was one of the most talked about moments in last year's congressional campaign.
As part of Oprah Winfrey's YouTube-themed show, Sean "Diddy" Combs – who has been running a contest online to find a new personal assistant – made his choice on the program Tuesday.
Search "Kimbo Slice" on YouTube and what you get is a multitude of videos totaling millions of views. To some, Slice (aka Kevin Ferguson) has just made it big as a YouTube celebrity (Think: Leave Britney alone girl or I've got a crush on Barack Obama girl). But when he makes his EliteXC debut Saturday the question he'll answer is: Can the internet superstar make himself into more than a YouTube stunt man in a time when MMA is looking for a new heavyweight celebrity?
Don Tapscott talks about how web sites such as Facebook and Wikipedia are changing the way corporations do business.
You can't expect to compete as a small business today without taking advantage of online marketing tools. These links can help.
Viacom is set to unveil a Web site that will include about 13,000 video clips of its popular "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," representing every minute of the show since its 1999 inception, according to a published report.
Rather than read this article, why don't you learn something useful? In the time it takes to read this, you could instead watch an online video that shows you how to do something practical in the real world -- like fold a T-shirt in two seconds.
Computer expert Ken Colburn talks to Veronica De La Cruz about why you shouldn't store important information on CDs.
It starts innocently enough. You visit YouTube for, say, a few minutes of football bloopers. Then you switch to funny dog antics, followed by goofy juvenile stuntmen. Before long you've inadvertently spent 30 minutes watching videos on your computer.
Pitzer College this fall began offering what may be the first course about the video-sharing site YouTube
Watching video online in small, fuzzy boxes is heading the way of rabbit ears.
Some people need their daily YouTube fix even more than they need their 10 a.m. coffee break.
The Thai government said Friday it has lifted a four-month ban on YouTube after the popular video-sharing Web site's operator agreed not to allow videos that violate the country's laws
The Thai government said Friday it has lifted a four-month ban on YouTube after the popular video-sharing Web site's operator agreed not to allow videos that violate the country's laws or are deemed offensive to Thai people.
Beyoncï¿½ï¿½ Knowles appeared to be the victim of a fashion foul-up during a Toronto concert the other night - but her rep tells PEOPLE that the pop star came prepared.
Video advertising is coming to YouTube, but it won't be the type common at sites elsewhere.
For the first time in presidential debate history, user-generated video will drive two unprecedented debates.
CNN and Youtube: You ask the questions
The parents of missing child Madeleine McCann have launched a new channel on YouTube to allow people to post videos, images and information about their missing children.
He's scored a YouTube hit with his repetitive, keyboard-driven "Chocolate Rain," and after a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Tay Zonday's star is shining even brighter.
How are professional entertainers responding to the amateur videos on YouTube? With their own damn channel
Some of the major candidates are getting skittish about a sequel to the Democrats' CNN debate. Are they leery of the questions or of the network?
Democratic presidential candidates will face a new kind of questioning Monday night when queries for their debate come straight from America's living rooms via YouTube.
Monday will deliver a milestone in presidential campaign history, as user-generated video drives a debate.
It was one of the most talked about moments in the 2006 campaign: "Lets give a welcome to Macaca, here. Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia."
YouTube, which has had to pull copyrighted videos off its site after legal attacks by some big media franchises, has enjoyed a surge in U.S. audience share that leaves it far larger than the next 64 video-sharing sites combined, a survey found.
Never mind YouTube. An application just launched by Dmitry Shapiro, a serial peer-to-peer software entrepreneur, allows you to watch not only everything on YouTube but every piece of free video on the Web.
The popular user-generated video sharing site YouTube will begin testing video recognition technology in conjunction with partners Time Warner Inc. and The Walt Disney Co
Justin Timberlake has anointed his first find for his new record label: 18-year-old Web phenom Esmee Denters.
The video-sharing Web site YouTube announced Thursday that the providers of some of its most popular user-generated content have been given the opportunity to become its financial partners -- and actually make money from their videos.
A closely held tech firm with some impressive financial backing is hoping to piggyback on the success of YouTube and other online video sites with a new, inexpensive camcorder geared to older consumers who may not be as tech-savvy as their kids.
Wayne's World, it's not. The Web TV series Diggnation draws hundreds of thousands of viewers. It has Fortune 500 corporate sponsors, and its two young stars are among the brightest in the tech firm...
The likelihood of success of the latest YouTube killer, the hydra-headed industry joint venture led by News Corp. and NBC Universal, can probably best be ascertained by counting the number of companies in the news release. I get five - News, NBC, MSN, AOL and Yahoo - or six, if you include MySpace, which News Corp. owns. It's difficult enough for an incumbent to take on a scrappy pioneer. But six? Not likely.
An instant message from a friend popped up on Lane McConnell's computer in September, telling him to check out a YouTube video of a cat chasing a remote-controlled toy helicopter.
Mark Hall, a former executive with RealNetworks, fell in love with online video two years ago, thanks to an ultrafast broadband connection in his London home. When he returned to San Francisco last...
One morning last fall, Beth Comstock checked out the New York Post and found that she'd been Page Sixed. An item in the über-gossip column quoted an anonymous "insider" describing Comstock, NBC Uni...
Google Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt said Tuesday that it will take time for the company's recently acquired YouTube online video-sharing service to become a major source of sales and profits for the company.
It's getting crowded on the Web 2.0 frontier, but there are still some startups that truly stand out. Business 2.0 Magazine identifies the ones most likely to strike gold in 2007.
Big media companies seem to be taking two tactics when it comes to dealing with online video upstart YouTube.
This Valentine's Day, I've decided to give a big sloppy wet kiss to something that really needs some love: old media.
Online couch potatoes will now have a lot more viewing options when watching the popular video Web site YouTube.
Big media, like a bully envious of the popular new kid in school, is starting to pick on YouTube. But will the tough talk from media moguls actually lead to significant changes at the top video sharing site?
A "Kitty Washing Machine" video on YouTube, depicting a cat in turmoil while undergoing a Pet Spa treatment, is making quite a splash, cracking up some viewers and distressing others.
Sony PC-B-Q... Defects in batteries made by Sony for portable computing cause a handful of notebooks to burst into spectacularly photogenic flames. The end result is the biggest computer-related recall ever, as Dell replaces the batteries in more than 4 million laptops. In short order, Apple (1.8 million), Lenovo/IBM (500,000), and others do the same.
The "Great Man" theory of history is usually attributed to the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle, who wrote that "the history of the world is but the biography of great men." He believed that it is the few, the powerful and the famous who shape our collective destiny as a species. That theory took a serious beating this year.
Here's how to turn your customers into your best marketers.
Online video sharing site YouTube said Tuesday selected clips from its site would be available on Verizon Wireless phones starting early next month.
It's only been a little more than a month since Google shook up the online video world by announcing that it was buying YouTube for $1.65 billion.
YouTube, the video-sharing Web site, can now add "Invention of the Year" to its growing list of honors this year, Time magazine announced Monday.
The mobile phone industry got some leftover Halloween treats this week. Red-hot startup MobiTV landed another $30 million in funding, bringing its total cash horde to more than $100 million. And YouTube said it would add its popular video-sharing features to mobile phones.
An U.S. industrial company is suing YouTube after its Web site was overwhelmed by users looking for the video-sharing site.
Up until very recently, John Hall was in his 18th year of teaching management at the University of Florida. Then he wound up on YouTube.
Some traditional recording companies have taken a small stake in video-sharing site YouTube that could net them millions from the Web site's recent $1.65 billion sale to Google, according to a published report.
When Google spent $1.65 billion for 19-month-old online video phenomenon YouTube, it was portrayed as a sign of the triumph of online video. And in important ways it is. But the voluminous coverage missed something central. Google's interest in the video-sharing site, ironically, also has a lot to do with its belief in the staying power of conventional broadcast television and cable.
When Fortune caught up with YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen a few days after Google purchased their company for $1.65 billion, they had very few insights to share - even about what it f...
One gets the feeling that Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the youthful founders of YouTube, are truly enjoying their last moments of being relevant. When their $1.65-billion deal to sell YouTube to Google is completed sometime before the end of the year, the dynamic duo will be transformed from belles of the media ball to the guys who got stinking rich for a year's-plus worth of work but now answer to Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Rather than leading a revolution, they'll be conducting an experiment into whether a company formed on community principles can survive within a bigger company that has a distinct culture all its own.
One place where YouTube's success isn't being celebrated is in the offices of Universal Tube and Rollerform Equipment Corp. near Toledo, Ohio.
Has the online video shakeout only begun or is the bubble about to burst?
Stocks rebounded Monday, led by technology shares, after news that Google plans to buy YouTube overshadowed higher oil prices and reports of North Korean nuclear tests.
Google, the Internet's leading search engine, announced Monday that it is buying popular online video site YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock.
Stocks rebounded Monday despite higher oil prices and news that North Korea defied the West and tested a nuclear weapon, on speculation that Google might buy YouTube.
Stocks broke into the black Monday afternoon, despite higher oil prices and reports of a North Korea nuclear test, on speculation that Google might buy YouTube.
Spending $1.65 billion to buy a Web site that specializes in wacky user-generated videos may seem like a steep price.
The online search giant Google Inc. is in talks to purchase the closely held Web sharing sensation YouTube for around $1.6 billion, according to a report published Friday.
One of the big hits to emerge on YouTube this summer was Lonelygirl15, a pouting teenager webcasting from her bedroom who turned out to be an actress hired by three ambitious wannabe producers with...
It was a typical lunchtime at Michael's, the Manhattan restaurant and Big Media salon - a well-groomed scrum of editors, publishers, moguls, and TV stars.
If you want to attract a big audience for your quirky home-made video, you probably are going to put it on YouTube, the popular online video sharing site which recently announced that people are watching more than 100 million videos a day on the site.
YouTube and mainstream media companies will be able to peacefully co-exist, according to many top media executives.
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