Stories tagged: youtube
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:16 A.M.
Zoo: Live video of giraffe giving birth was labeled explicit
The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 3:56 P.M.
Katy Perry lends star power and wallet to anti-hate PSA on YouTube
Katy Perry is lending her star power and her pocketbook to “#DontNormalizeHate,” a PSA posted to YouTube that draws parallels between Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and the internment of 120,000 Japanese …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 9:03 A.M.
Source: Google deal will make YouTube, others usable in Cuba
A source familiar with a deal being announced between Cuba and Google says it will make Google websites like YouTube run up to 10 times faster on the island.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016, 4:56 P.M.
NFL will make full network broadcasts available on YouTube
Fans will soon be able to upload full network broadcasts of their favorite NFL teams’ games on YouTube.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 2:50 P.M.
EU partners with Twitter, tech firms to combat hate speech
The European Union reached an agreement Tuesday with some of the world’s biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online.
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016, 11:43 A.M.
Amazon takes on YouTube with new user-uploaded platform
Amazon is taking a page from YouTube as it looks to expand its footprint in the entertainment space. The Seattle-based e-retailer is launching a new self-service platform that allows anyone …
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
YouTube now on T-Mobile’s ‘Binge On’ after earlier spat
T-Mobile and YouTube have come to terms after a public spat over the phone company’s “Binge On” video streaming service. That means most T-Mobile customers can, starting Thursday, watch YouTube …
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 8:02 P.M.
High school speech imploring acceptance strikes a nerve
A high school senior’s call for acceptance is gaining traction online.
TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
Donell Barlow’s online series ‘Dance Jam Kitchen’ puts cooking on its toes
During down time, Donell Barlow dances. Sometimes, she uses props. “Should I dance around with a tomahawk?” she asks two videographers filming in the kitchen of her second-floor loft. “You …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 2014, 9:26 A.M.
‘The Interview’ comes to YouTube, Google
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Interview” is available for rental on a variety of digital platforms including Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft’s Xbox Video and a separate Sony website beginning …
SUNDAY, DEC. 29, 2013
Rapist Christopher Reid uses social media to claim innocence
A life in prison has not silenced Christopher Jack Reid. The former porn star and convicted Pullman rapist continues to share his thoughts with friends and others through an edgy …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5, 2013
YouTube video may have been behind taxidermy break-in
Nearly a dozen teens suspected of breaking into a taxidermy shop near Mead and making off with more than $27,000 worth of mounted animals last week did so to mimic …
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
Students’ music video getting attention on YouTube
Miles Fowler, 18, likes to rap and he likes to perform, and he got to do both when he helped a group of students at Rogers High School put together …
SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013
YouTube launches pay service
YouTube unveiled its much-anticipated subscription service Thursday with such recognizable entertainment brands as “Sesame Street,” “Jim Henson Family TV” and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Internet’s dominant online video site, …
THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013, 7:37 A.M.
YouTube says the battle with TV is already over
NEW YORK — YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle — if there ever was one — is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012, 4:06 P.M.
Clarkston bomb-maker linked to jihad training website
In what was described by federal prosecutors as a national security case, a Clarkston man – who posted a video honoring Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh – pleaded guilty in …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16, 2012
Spin Control: Cantwell agrees to first debate with Baumgartner
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will debate her Republican challenger, state Sen. Mike Baumgartner, at least once this fall. The Cantwell campaign announced last week it has agreed to an Oct. …
SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011
Racist cartoons, revived on YouTube, offer teaching moments
On YouTube, you can find thousands of racist cartoons, as well as animated film clips with racist themes. They date from the 1930s to the 1960s.
THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011
EWU grad student creates winning Google TV promo
It’s no secret that the media world is changing fast. One of the latest inventions is Google TV, a special television set that lets viewers watch TV and go online …
THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
Google wins copyright dispute
A federal judge handed Google Inc. a major victory Wednesday by rebuffing media company Viacom Inc.’s attempt to collect more than $1 billion in damages for the alleged copyright abuses …
SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2009
Muppets engage the Web with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
NEW YORK – Much like the Muppets took Manhattan, they have taken the Web. Since debuting late last month, the Muppet parody of the classic music video of Queen’s “Bohemian …
FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2009, 2:49 P.M.
Whitworth threat a hoax, law officers say
An online threat that prompted Whitworth University officials to increase campus security this morning was determined to be a hoax that started in Uruguay, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said this …
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
YouTube audition earns trip to Carnegie Hall
Eric Moe, a classically trained trumpet player from Spokane, won a spot on an international stage on Monday when he was named as a member of the new YouTube Symphony …
SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2009
Doug Clark: Bustin’ rhymes an’ doin’ time at City Hall
Who knew? Who knew that when Spokane elected a mayor we also got a rapper?
TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2007
Greater Spokane takes pitch online
One of Greater Spokane Inc.’s latest marketing tools made its debut on YouTube last month. The five-minute, newscast-style “Acceleration Report” features a joke-cracking host and Greater Spokane President and CEO …