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Chromecast gets live YouTube streams, but only from the desktop

There aren't many YouTube videos you can't send from YouTube to a Chromecast device. Now there are even fewer YouTube apps that are un-Castable.

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How Yahoo can take on YouTube in four easy steps

Yahoo is trying to draw YouTube's biggest stars over to the Purple Side, but for its rumored new video service to succeed, it needs to delight users too.

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Yahoo may try to draw YouTube's most popular acts with a video site of its own

YahooTube? may be looking at ways to bring established YouTube stars to a new video service of its own.

Turkey blocking YouTube in 'desperate and depressing move'

The government is attempting to block access to a secret recording of a meeting. But will it work?

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Even after settlement, YouTube remains a pirate's paradise

Don't think that the Viacom-YouTube piracy settlement means all the free Hollywood movies have disappeared from YouTube. Far from it.

Google and Viacom settle YouTube suit long after it stopped mattering

The search giant and the media titan totally get along now.

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Beats Music doubles trial period after first week sign-up snags

The new mobile-focused music subscription service wasn't quite ready for its popularity out of the gate.

Google taps YouTube to rate ISP video quality performance

Is your streaming video chugging because your router sucks or your ISP sucks? Google wants to answer that very question.

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Microsoft paying YouTube personalities for positive Xbox One endorsements

The console wars heat up with a bit of friendly astroturfing: Microsoft secretly paid for YouTube games platform Machinima to produce positive Xbox One content.

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YouTube's Ad Blitz gallery warms up for Super Bowl XLVIII ads

For the first time, Google-owned YouTube says it's hosting game day commercials and teasers prior to Super Bowl Sunday.