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Teens' first choice for music listening? YouTube updated: Wed Aug 15 2012 18:24:00

iTunes? Old news. Radio? Ancient history. Buying a new CD? Maybe every now and then.

Bibi Tanga bridges musical gapupdated: Wed Aug 15 2012 18:24:00

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux interviews Bibi Tanga, who mixes funk, African beats, & 3 different languages in his music.

YouTube wants commenters to use real namesupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 11:14:00

Most of the time reading comments on the Internet is like attending a slightly dysfunctional family dinner, full of passionately argued, half-baked political theories and tasteless jokes.

Google reports 'alarming' rise in government censorship requestsupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 06:53:00

Western governments, including the United States, appear to be stepping up efforts to censor Internet search results and YouTube videos, according to a "transparency report" released by Google.

U.S. Chamber targeting New York state voters in YouTube adsupdated: Tue May 15 2012 20:14:00

Targeted political advertising is heading to a new but very familiar frontier -- YouTube. If you live in Syracuse or Long Island, New York, and go to the popular video sharing site in the next two weeks to find a news clip or view a favorite home decorating show, the first thing that will pop up on your screen will be a political ad.

Anontune: the new social music platform from 'Anonymous'updated: Thu Apr 19 2012 17:02:00

In a move sure to attract attention from the music industry, a small group of coders claiming to be part of Anonymous is putting together a social music platform. The rather ambitious goal: Create a service that seamlessly pulls up songs streaming from all around the internet.

Saudi comedians with a digital messageupdated: Fri Mar 23 2012 10:12:00

Saudi Arabian comedians are using YouTube and social media to poke fun at social issues.

Syrian opposition strives to get world's attention in year of carnageupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 22:26:00

One year after the Syrian conflict began, the numbers are staggering: more than 8,000 killed, tens of thousands detained, and dozens of towns decimated, according to the United Nations.

How to prepare for Google's privacy changesupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 10:44:00

On Thursday, Google's much-discussed new privacy policy goes into effect.

How to turn off Google's web historyupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 10:44:00

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout shows you the simple way you can turn off Google's web history.

Pilot explains crosswinds landingupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 13:49:00

Air travel is one of the safest ways to get around, but once in a while you see something that reminds you why so many people are phobic about getting into a flying metal tube.

YouTube video shows Syrian boy, 10, slain in home by sniperupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 03:36:00

From a distance, he appears to be taking a nap. His long, delicate eyelashes are closed as his head rests on a blanket.

YouTube gets its biggest makeover everupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 09:14:00

We already knew about YouTube's redesign, which tech-savvy readers have been enabling for the past 10 days. As of now, however, the new YouTube is available to everyone.

Anti-piracy bill meets Web-freedom backlashupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 13:12:00

A bill moving through Congress is intended, on its surface at least, to do something relatively simple: Crack down on the illegal pirating of movies, music and other copyrighted material.

Marching band helps man quit jobupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 09:59:00

With the help of a marching band, a hotel employee quits his job and becomes a YouTube sensation. Jeanne Moos reports.

YouTube appears to be testing a new lookupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 16:45:00

It appears that YouTube is getting a facelift. And Google+ might be a big part of the new look.

Judge leaves post after taped beatingupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 12:36:00

CNN's Kyra Phillips reports on a video that shows a Texas judge beating his teenage daughter.

Effects of physical discipline linger for adultsupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 12:36:00

Tara grew up thinking that spankings or a smack on the arm were normal punishments for breaking a plate or playing her music too loudly. She never knew what would set her father off, and her mother never intervened, so she did her best to avoid him, walking on eggshells whenever he was around.

CNNMoney: How Google makes money off YouTube mobileupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 09:36:00

It should come as no surprise that content providers want to make money from YouTube, particularly on smartphones, which are among the hottest-selling gadgets on the planet.

Madonna: Living in a hydrangea-free worldupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 06:45:00

She is living in a hydrangea-free world, and she is a hydrangea-free girl.

State Department says Syria YouTube video will 'backfire'updated: Wed Aug 31 2011 06:27:00

The State Department is slamming an amateur video put on YouTube showing the American ambassador being harassed by a Syrian supporter of President Bashar al-Assad, calling it a "feeble attempt to divert the world's attention from what's really happening to the Syrian people."

Massive hack attack hits U.S., U.N.updated: Mon Aug 08 2011 07:14:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on a massive cyberspying operation targeting dozens of governments and companies worldwide.

5 ways Google+ could steal music fans from Facebookupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 08:18:00

Google's social network, Google+, is late. Facebook has a big lead, having ousted MySpace, which in turn deposed Friendster, the site that started us all on this path towards recreating our social fabric as a network of connected personal nodes.

Make dad a viral video starupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 08:28:00

CNN's Josh Levs shows some of the best videos for and about dads.

How to respond to online hatersupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 06:59:00

It's an empirical fact: There are people out there who hate you.

In death, a 13-year-old becomes a symbol of Syrian oppositionupdated: Tue May 31 2011 18:55:00

The translation of the voice below the macabre YouTube video clip reads, "Look at the bruises on his face along with his broken neck." The clip is a two and a half minute gruesome catalogue of wounds on a 13-year-old child's body.

SI.com: Steve Rushin: Nothing says ouch more than a grisly sports injuryupdated: Wed May 11 2011 06:47:00

On Sunday, after President Obama decided not to release photos of the newly deceased Osama bin Laden, I opened my sports section to a picture in which "Rajon Rondo's arm is bent into an unnatural position," as the caption said with clinical detachment.

How to follow the royal wedding onlineupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 11:24:00

Can't get to a television set for the royal wedding on Friday?

The British royals' wary dance with technologyupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 09:03:00

Friday's nuptials between Prince William and Kate Middleton won't be the first royal wedding to captivate Anglophiles from around the world. But it will be the first with its own Twitter hashtag.

YouTube adds live channelsupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 15:55:00

YouTube Friday began hosting live streams. But don't go looking for how to get your basement version of Wayne's World on the internet just yet: For now, this power is reserved for pre-approved "trusted partners," not for the kitten-on-the-keyboard masses.

Leading the world in song -- virtuallyupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 10:17:00

The lights come up on the stage. The red curtain parts. The conductor begins leading a large chorus, its resonant voices chanting, in Latin, the words of a poem: "Light, warm and heavy as pure gold and angels sing softly to the newborn babe."

Song from a global choirupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 10:17:00

Conductor Eric Whitacre shows off his project, leading a virtual chorus of singers around the world at TED 2011.

Google to finance $100 million worth of original programs for YouTubeupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 08:51:00

Google plans to create 20 special channels on its YouTube site, and will spend $100 million to create original programming to populate them, according to sources who talked with the Wall Street Journal.

CNNMoney: DOJ's Microsoft prosecutor: Google is a monopolyupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 19:28:00

Microsoft has a surprising ally in its argument that Google is an abusive monopolist: Samuel Miller, the prosecutor who led the federal government's first antitrust case against Microsoft more than a decade ago.

CNNMoney: Microsoft accuses Google of antitrust violationsupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 11:23:00

Microsoft plans to file a formal complaint with the European Commission Thursday, accusing Google of abusing its position as the region's dominant search engine.

Sports fans could soon tune in to YouTubeupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 10:57:00

UPDATE We've just heard from the NHL, who tell us: "The NHL is not in discussions with YouTube to stream live games. The NHL has not had conversations with the Google spokespeople mentioned in the Bloomberg report."

Israel's Holocaust museum launches YouTube channel in Farsiupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 10:47:00

Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial, museum and research facility, has launched a YouTube channel in Farsi, the primary language of Iran. This is being added to the already existing channels in English, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian and Spanish.

Arizona massacre suspect: 'Kind of a troubled past'updated: Sun Jan 09 2011 06:58:00

The 22-year-old man under arrest in Saturday's massacre in Arizona railed against government "mind control" and illiteracy in online missives and had "kind of a troubled past," as the local sheriff put it.

How to solve work-at-home ethical dilemmasupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 16:33:00

Do you work at home? If so, you've got a lot of company.

Pilot's security tour causes stirupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 10:44:00

Fran Townsend weighs in on a California pilot's video that reveals apparent shortcomings in security.

Dramatic train rescue caught on cameraupdated: Sun Dec 05 2010 00:12:00

A person is rescued from the tracks seconds before an an oncoming train arrives at a Spanish metro station.

YouTube launches skippable adsupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 07:26:00

YouTube has officially launched its new TrueView ad format, allowing site visitors to avoid watching ads they're not interested in.

Read more about Rep. Weiner's pleaupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 11:58:00

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-New York, is asking YouTube to remove videos featuring cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

U.S. congressman calls for YouTube to remove videos featuring militantupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 06:11:00

A New York congressman sent a letter to the chief executive of YouTube Sunday, asking that the company remove all videos featuring Anwar al-Awlaki -- a man the congressman called the "bin Laden of the internet."

Making money on YouTubeupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 05:57:00

CNN.com's Kevin Voigt talks about some of YouTube's biggest money makers.

So you wanna be a YouTube star?updated: Fri Sep 24 2010 05:57:00

He is the king of clicks, the biggest star in the most powerful media platform to emerge in recent years. But unless your date of birth hovers near the year 1990, you've probably never heard of him.

Google wins YouTube copyright case in Spainupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 12:12:00

Google announced it had won a major copyright-infringement case in Spain on Thursday, affirming that the Internet giant is not responsible for copyright violations when users post material on its YouTube website.

'YouTube Instant' creator, 19, finds instant fameupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 09:16:00

For Stanford University student Feross Aboukhadijeh, what started off as a bet fueled by youthful ambition and technical bravado, ended up an Internet hit and quite possibly a job.

YouTube testing live streamingupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 13:37:00

Live-streaming video on YouTube, until now a rare novelty, may be getting a lot more common.

New site shows the best of YouTube's worstupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 11:19:00

We watch more than 2 billion YouTube videos every day, but let's admit it -- we're usually viewing a top 25 clip, a video forwarded by a friend or an old standby like David After Dentist (some of those 66 million views must be repeats).

Protected by online anonymity, hate speech becomes an online mainstayupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 20:26:00

"It's like building a Japanese garden at Pearl Harbor or a big swastika in Auschwitz."

YouTube wants your 15 minutes of fameupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 12:01:00

Good news for everyone out there who's ever thought to themselves: "A 10-minute video of my cat eating ribs on the kitchen floor is just too short."

Angry 'Winnebago Man' a hit on web, in filmupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 14:04:00

It's hard to remember, but viral videos actually existed before YouTube.

Documenting a day on earthupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 15:20:00

Two Hollywood giants team up with YouTube for a film about a single day of life on earth from user-submitted videos.

YouTube launches user-generated film projectupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 15:20:00

Working in the garden. Caught in traffic. Having fun on vacation. Caring for a loved one. Whatever people are doing around the world on Saturday, YouTube wants to see it.

Want Lady Gaga's eyes? YouTube beauty gurus teach how to do it yourselfupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 09:32:00

The techno music thumps in the background, but Michelle Phan's voice is a contrast, soothing like a lullaby. In precisely seven minutes and 33 seconds, if you follow Phan's meticulous instructions, she can transform you into the wide-eyed Lady Gaga from the "Bad Romance" video.

Vuvuzela chorus may peak online Sundayupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 16:51:00

More hated than daft football referees, the trumpeting vuvuzelas of the World Cup have become a stand-alone phenomenon.

Guggenheim looking for museum-worthy YouTube videosupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 18:08:00

There is still time to get your YouTube video showcased at Guggenheim museums. But not much.

YouTube tries for the TV again with Leanbackupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 11:58:00

YouTube is ready to take the wraps off its latest vision for how online videos can be enjoyed on larger screens.

Google greenlights crowdsourced film projectupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 10:47:00

Sometimes Google takes a break from its mission of organizing all the world's information and decides to embark upon an artsy project that encapsulates ... organizing all the world's information.

Gotcha politics gone wildupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 15:23:00

The Democratic National Committee has launched a new website where anyone can upload videos. Call this the political YouTube.

CNNMoney: Google's YouTube wins bitter Viacom battleupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 18:34:00

Google triumphed in a nasty, three-year war with Viacom on Wednesday as a federal court ruled that Google's YouTube subsidiary is not liable for its users' copyright infringements.

What makes videos go viral? Hint: Be authenticupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 07:48:00

Judson Laipply didn't expect much from his cheaply made video, "Evolution of Dance." It was a calling card, a way for the "inspirational comedian" to get noticed, when he uploaded it to YouTube on April 6, 2006.

CNNMoney: Viacom, YouTube legal feud gets "F***ing" uglyupdated: Fri May 21 2010 21:15:00

A set of documents released Friday reveal just how nasty the Viacom and YouTube legal battle has become.

Michael Jackson's kids have fun on YouTubeupdated: Thu May 13 2010 11:45:00

Michael Jackson's children appear to be having lots of fun playing with the camera on their computer.

YouTube to let users charge rental feesupdated: Mon May 03 2010 14:26:00

YouTube's movie rental service is still in its infancy, and it still only offers a small selection of films, but that could change quickly. YouTube exec Hunter Walk told MediaPost that the site will soon offer its users the ability to charge rental fees for their uploaded videos.

Hitler parody videos latest copyright fightupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 12:06:00

One of the longer-lasting Internet memes in recent years has been the parody trend of the 2004 German film Der Untergang (also known as "Downfall").

Kids on YouTube: How much is too much?updated: Thu Apr 15 2010 10:26:00

A 10-minute YouTube video called "The Yippity Yo Cooking Show" falls somewhere to the left of "Saturday Night Live" at its most surreal: The host, "Zaylee Jean," alternates between extreme seriousness and manic outbursts, with diction so slurred that it's subtitled (in the cartoonish Comic Sans font).

Little kids reenact 'Scarface'updated: Thu Apr 15 2010 10:26:00

A Hollywood production company films little kids reenacting "Scarface" as if they were performing in a school play.

Google denies YouTube outage speculationupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 14:29:00

Google Inc., owner of YouTube, said an outage of the popular video-sharing site Thursday was technical and not caused by outside tampering.

CNNMoney: YouTube and Viacom battle gets nastyupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 17:35:00

A bitter feud between Google's online video site YouTube and media conglomerate Viacom turned ugly on Thursday, as both companies hurled accusations at one another about engaging in deceptive and illegal practices.

Family cashing in on 'David After Dentist'updated: Thu Mar 18 2010 14:53:00

If you spend any time on the Internet, you've no doubt seen "David After Dentist," the YouTube video of a woozy 7-year-old boy in the back seat of a car, struggling to understand the effects of anesthesia.

Dad defends loopy kid's vidupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 14:53:00

"David After Dentist" is a YouTube smash. In 2009, David's dad talked to Eric Lanford about his son's instant fame.

YouTube ukulele virtuosoupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 12:54:00

After his recent TED talk, Jake Shimabukuro explains his happy little instrument.

Iran demonstrator unafraidupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 19:50:00

CNN's Jim Clancy talks with an Iran anti-government demonstrator who says he's not afraid to die for the cause.

Anniversary of Iran Revolution: News updatesupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 19:50:00

3:05 a.m., Friday (6:35 p.m. ET, Thursday) CNN reporter Ivan Watson reports on "The Situation Room" that "ordinary activists" have described feeling "demoralized and disappointed" that there weren't as many protesters in the streets as they had hoped. Watson also reported that there was confusion among protesters about where to march and when to hold signs aloft.

'Pants' becomes first viral video of 2010updated: Tue Jan 26 2010 21:38:00

A 62-year-old's rhythmic fashion review has become the Internet's first viral sensation of the new decade.

Pants on the ground maniaupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 21:38:00

Anti-droopy pants song takes nation by storm. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on groundswell of support for "Pants on the Ground."

YouTube confirms landmark cricket dealupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 12:24:00

Google India has brokered a groundbreaking two-year deal with Global Cricket Ventures, the licensing partner to the Indian Premier League, giving them exclusive rights to stream live cricket matches from the IPL on YouTube.

CNNMoney: YouTube to launch rental serviceupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 19:23:00

Google Inc.'s YouTube said Wednesday it plans to introduce a movie rental service on Friday.

Same-sex marriage and the new YouTube debateupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 11:39:00

As a California court prepares to wade once again into the thorny issue of same-sex marriage, a side debate has developed over the role of online media in the courts.

Justice served: Show Prop 8 trial on YouTubeupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 16:36:00

It's hard to imagine a video of lawyers debating points of constitutional law going viral on YouTube, but the audience for the Proposition 8 trial -- a lawsuit seeking to overturn California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage -- is potentially vast. Unfortunately, that audience will have to wait.

YouTube: Why do we watch?updated: Thu Dec 17 2009 13:28:00

YouTube this week announced the biggest viral video sensations of 2009, with Scottish singer Susan Boyle topping the list.

Experts clash at CNN/YouTube climate change debateupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 15:22:00

Thousands of people tuned in to watch the CNN/YouTube climate change debate, which took place Tuesday at the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Welcome to the University of iTunesupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 13:03:00

The wisdom of business professors, once only available to MBAs and business students, can now be accessed by anybody with an Internet connection.

Harmony breaks out over YouTube music videosupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 19:16:00

Music videos will return to YouTube in the UK, the second-largest market for the U.S. Web site, after almost six months' absence after its parent Google signed a new licensing deal with PRS for Music, the songwriters' and publishers' association.

Music videos back on YouTubeupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 19:16:00

A new deal ends a six-month music video blackout for British users of YouTube. CNN's Adrian Finighan reports.

YouTube founder helps fund new U.S. F1 teamupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 09:32:00

Formula One's new Team U.S. F1 will have the financial backing of YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley -- and the video sharing Web site's chief executive expects to make a big impact in motorsport.

Designing an Internet for kidsupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 08:48:00

More kids than ever are roaming around the Internet.

Statue of Liberty replica decapitated on YouTubeupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 20:01:00

A stolen Statue of Liberty replica has resurfaced in a disturbing video posted on YouTube that shows someone decapitating the blindfolded lady and smashing her head into pieces.

'Bitter Heart' from YouTube starupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 09:29:00

Singer-songwriter Zee Avi was discovered after posting songs on YouTube. Her self-titled debut album was released in May.

YouTube leads to fame for singing sensationupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 09:29:00

The famed Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California, is filled to capacity on a Wednesday night, and it's only 8:30 p.m. What kind of star could bring out this kind of crowd -- and at such an L.A. early hour?

YouTube orchestra debuts, wows Carnegie Hallupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 15:28:00

The YouTube and Carnegie Hall generations collided Wednesday night in New York City as a nearly sold-out audience looked on in amazement.

Google, Universal Music partner on new music video siteupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 10:01:00

Universal Music Group and Google are now partners in the music-video business.

Fortune: Universal gets Web-savvy with Vevoupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 15:37:00

Not so long ago, music companies were doing all they could to keep their music away from online video sites. Now Vivendi-owned Universal Music Group is partnering with Google's YouTube to do for music videos what Hulu.com has done for TV. After much speculation, the companies Thursday afternoon announced plans for Vevo.com, a premium music site that will feature all of UMG's artists.

YouTube, Sony Pictures in talks over feature filmsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 13:40:00

YouTube is in talks to acquire licensing rights to full-length content from Sony Pictures, home of such films as "The International" and "Spider-Man," sources familiar with the negotiations told CNET News.

YouTube blocked in Chinaupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 00:48:00

China has blocked the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube but did not offer a reason for the ban.

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