Netflix says it's 'way behind' Hotstar in India, will upgrade local avatar

Anand J

Streaming giant Netflix said that in India it was far behind video-sharing site YouTube and Star's video-streaming platform, ....

17 July, 2018

Google-owned YouTube to commit $25 mn to take on fake news

Anirban Ghoshal

Video-sharing service YouTube in partnership with the Google News Initiative (GNI), launched by the parent firm in March this ....

11 July, 2018

Facebook-owned Instagram to play long videos in challenge to Google's YouTube


Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an ....

21 June, 2018

YouTube to roll out new music streaming service


Google’s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon ....

17 May, 2018

YouTube users can now watch more Indian language content

Priya Singh

The world's largest video platform YouTube will provide more content in local Indian languages. Based on users' history, YouTube ....

8 December, 2016

Ed-tech platform Unacademy raises $500K

Nishant Sharma

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs education technology platform Unacademy, has raised $500,000 (about Rs 3.3 crore) ....

12 May, 2016

Exclusive: OTT platform ZengaTV scouts for strategic investor

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platform ZengaTV is actively scouting for a strategic investor as it looks to raise funds ....

4 May, 2016

Google adds shopping buttons to YouTube's video ads

Binu Paul

Google has introduced a new feature that allows advertisers to list their products alongside or within their video ads on YouTube. As ....

22 May, 2015

Govt asks YouTube to remove BBC documentary on gangrape


Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, saying that ....

5 March, 2015

YouTube launches offline video viewing feature for mobile users in India

Anand Rai

Google's video-sharing service YouTube has finally enabled Indian users to watch videos offline on its mobile apps. What this ....

11 December, 2014

YouTube introduces music subscription service to offer ads-free music, background play & offline viewing

Anand Rai

After rumours about the same doing the rounds for some time now, Google's video-sharing website YouTube has finally introduced ....

13 November, 2014

YouTube close to launching offline video viewing feature

Priyanka Sahay

Very soon, YouTube users will be able to download and watch videos offline, a company executive said on Monday. According to Ceaser ....

15 September, 2014

YouTube sees money in gaming-video eyeballs


To imagine how YouTube might one day become a money-spinner for content producers, consider the power of the irreverent video ....

2 April, 2014

Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500M


The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube's largest networks, for $500 million, a deal that makes Disney ....

25 March, 2014

New online platform wants to take on YouTube


Wonder PL, a new video platform for lifestyle content that launched on March 13, is taking direct aim at YouTube and Vimeo while ....

18 March, 2014

Google moves ads & commerce unit exec Susan Wojcicki as new head of YouTube


Google Inc executive Susan Wojcicki has been appointed new head of the company's YouTube video business, a source familiar with ....

6 February, 2014

Google unveils services promoting free expression


Google Inc will begin to shield news organizations and human rights groups from cyberattacks as part of a new package of services ....

22 October, 2013

Google to bring YouTube to television screens in India via DTH providers

Sainul K

Google is planning to bring its video-sharing service YouTube to television screens in India. The technology giant is already ....

8 October, 2013

YouTube introduces royalty-free audio tracks library for content creators

Sonam Gulati

Google-owned video sharing service YouTube has unveiled an audio library with around 150 instrumental tracks that can be used ....

27 September, 2013

Ballmer goes out punching at last Microsoft employee meeting


Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer took his farewell bow before thousands of applauding employees on Thursday with ....

27 September, 2013

YouTube to allow offline viewing of videos on its mobile apps for a 'short period'

Sainul K

Google's video-sharing service YouTube will enable users to watch videos offline on its mobile apps starting November this year, ....

18 September, 2013