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How YouTube engineers plotted to kill Internet Explorer 6

San Francisco: A former Google employee has revealed how a group of engineers plotted to kill Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 6 on its YouTube platform nearly 10 years ago. According to a report in The Verge on Saturday, YouTube in 2009 started displaying a banner to Internet Explorer 6 users, warning that support for Microsoft’s browser would be “phasing […]

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Indian expat wins $4 million Abu Dhabi jackpot

Abu Dhabi: An Indian expat from Sharjah became the latest multi-millionaire of the Big Ticket raffle after winning 15 million dirhams ($4 million) in a big money draw here. Shojith KS, an Indian national from Sharjah, on Friday night won with the number 030510. The draw was live streamed on Youtube. But the expat is […]

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India is YouTube's fastest growing market: Pichai

San Francisco: India offers great potential for Google-owned YouTube’s growth and the latest in the journey is YouTube Music that has been downloaded more than 15 million times in the country, CEO Sundar Pichai has said. Admitting that recent ad product changes in YouTube and Search are hurting its top-line growth, the company sounded bullish […]

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Sunny Leone Breaks Down!

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone reportedly broke down during Arbaaz Khan’s chat show ‘Pinch’. Arbaaz’s web show Pinch is all about inviting Bollywood celebrities to open up and share about their social media interactions. Sunny was the latest celebrity to appear on the show and responded to the trolls. Sunny opened up about her way of […]

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Odia video ‘Subharambha’ will give you goosebumps!

Countless music videos are uploaded everyday on social media but only a few give us goosebumps. One such video is ‘Subharambha’ which was launched on ‘Panaa Sankranti’ (Odia New Year) on YouTube. Based on Pandit Godabarisha Mahapatra’s timeless classic “Utha Kankala,” it is the first music video of ‘Uttisthata Jagrata’ campaign. “Our motto is to […]

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YouTube reaches 265 million users in India

Mumbai: Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday announced that India was its largest and fastest growing audience in the world with more than 265 million monthly active users. “India is now both our biggest audience and one of our fastest growing audiences in the world. YouTube today has become the first stop for users to consume content, […]

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YouTube Music hits 3 mn downloads in India

Mumbai: Online music streaming app YouTube Music announced that it has hit three million downloads within a week of its launch in India. Earlier in March, Google-owned content sharing app YouTube launched its paid service called YouTube Premium and its music streaming app, YouTube Music in India, to take on international music streaming platforms like […]

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Music label T-Series becomes world's No.1 YouTube channel

Mumbai: After a close battle with Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie’s channel, Indian film production house and music label T-Series has finally managed to become the worlds No.1 YouTube channel. T-Series is leading by more than 60,000 subscribers now as currently it has garnered over 91,774,917 subscribers while PewDiePie has subscribers with a count of 91,705,546. The […]

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AI couldn't catch NZ attack video streaming: Facebook

San Francisco: Facing flak for failure to block the live broadcast of the New Zealand terrorist attack last week, Facebook on Thursday said that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools were not “perfect” to detect the horrific video. Vowing to improve its technology, the social networking giant, however, ruled out adding a time delay to Facebook […]

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YouTube revamps Strike rules, intensifies punitive action

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has revamped its community guidelines and after almost a decade, updated its Strike rules. “Starting February 25, all channels will receive a one-time warning the first time they post content that crosses the line, with no penalties to their channel except for the removal of that content,” the […]