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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) rumored to be acquiring Fullscreen for $250 million

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) may be spending around $250 million to acquire Fullscreen, a company that creates content on YouTube. 

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Google Inc (GOOG): YouTube confirms music subscription service, indie music videos may be taken down

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YouTube, the popular video website owned by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), has confirmed that it is close to launching a new music subscription service. Unfortunately for YouTube users, some of the videos run by indie labels will be taken down due to a dispute over payments. Some of the artists that are signed by indie labels include Vampire Weekend, Adele, and Arctic Monkeys.
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PewDiePie generates $4 million per year creating videos on YouTube

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According to The Wall Street Journal, a YouTube channel called PewDiePie generates $4 million per year. The channel was created by Felix Kjellberg. Kjellberg creates “Lets Play” videos for his 27 million subscribers.

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Google Inc (GOOGL) releases Video Quality Report to show how ISPs handle YouTube



Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and video streaming services seem are in the midst of some heated back-and-forth over bandwidth capping issues. To demonstrate how ISPs throttling bandwidth, Netflix started to release an ISP Speed Index report that ranks the best to worst ISPs based on video quality. Now
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary YouTube has created a similar report.
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What happens when 2 bulldogs run into a black bear [Video]


A black bear recently wandered into the backyard of a home in New Hampshire where it met with two bulldogs. “Our Bulldogs actually broke through the railings on our farmer’s porch to confront our guest,” said the description of the video. Apparently the black bear was interested in the bird feeder, but the dogs did not like seeing the intruder. Check out the video to see what happens next.

Generous homeless lottery winner from viral video now has a home [Video]


YouTube prank channel “Magic of Rahat” put together a viral video in March that was very touching. In the video, Rahat talked to a homeless man named Eric and said he did not have money for a donation but had a lottery ticket instead. He gave the manager at a gas station $1,000 to give to Eric and tell him that he won the lottery. Eric wept after winning the money and offered to share it with Rahat.
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YouTube video creators can add 3 second intros to all videos

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In order to help video creators with branding, YouTube has added the ability to add a 3-second intro to all of their videos. The intro will automatically start on videos on their channel. YouTube creators would need to upload the 3 second introductory video as an unlisted video and then select “add a channel branding intro” on the channel’s InVideo Programming page. From there, You can choose which videos that the intro should appear on. The intros cannot be used for ads, sponsorships, or product placements.

Scuba diver Jason Neilus goes underwater and rubs seal’s belly [Video]


A scuba diver named Jason Neilus went underwater with his GoPro camera and interacted with a group of seals. You will notice that the scuba diver rubs the seal’s belly and it really likes it. This video was filmed at Frame Island, United Kingdom. Check out the video above.