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Netflix Could Be Saving Users From 130 Hours Of Commercials Per Year

If you’re a Netflix user, it could be saving you from nearly a week’s worth of commercials a year.

08/19/2015

Netflix

Netflix Users Freaking Out Over Rumors Of 3rd Party Ads Coming To Streaming Service

Netflix users have been freaking out Monday over rumors that the streaming content service will begin testing third party advertisements while movies and shows play.

06/01/2015

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences.

05/19/2015

Facebook introduced Instant Articles, a new product for publishers to create fast, interactive articles on the social media website. (Facebook)

Facebook’s New ‘Instant Article’ Expected To Radically Change News Consumption

Already a vital distributor of news content, the social media website Facebook just got more powerful with the launch of Instant Article Wednesday.

05/13/2015

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Twitter Tracks Other Apps You’ve Installed To Target Content, Ads; Opt Out Possible

Users will receive a notification when the setting is turned on, and can opt out.

11/26/2014

HBO's "Silicon Valley" promotional poster says "Where everyone wants to be an icon," but at a Bay Area visit, Jesse Jackson says the real Silicon Valley needs to remember that Blacks also want to be an icon, and increase outreach.
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HBO Announces Plans To Rival Netflix With Stand-Alone Streaming Service

At an investor meeting at parent Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday CEO Richard Plepler said the move will target the 80 million homes in the U.S. that do not have HBO but may want access to its content.

10/15/2014

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo!’s Video Service Puts Content Creators First; Will Compete With YouTube

Yahoo! appears to be getting ready to launch a new video service aimed at challenging YouTube by tapping into their viewers, while paying content creators more for ad traffic than the Google-owned company.

05/27/2014

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What’s On YouTube? ‘YouTube Nation’ Lets You Know

San Bruno-based YouTube brings new, trending & yet-to-be-discovered content online…

01/13/2014

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Google Buys Startup That Summarizes Online Content

Google has bought Wavii, a Seattle startup behind an application that condenses online content for time-pressed Web surfers.

04/26/2013

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Google Report Provides Glimpse At Government Demands

Governments around the world are peppering Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about its users.

06/18/2012

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