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YouTube launches support for HDR videos

By Daniel Perez, Nov 08, 2016 7:35am PST

Those with an HDR TV can start enjoying compatible videos on YouTube as early as today.


"Maybe they'll actually enable some bitrates that make it worth it at some point. (I'm ..."

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Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day Five Here

By Asif Khan, Aug 12, 2016 8:00am PDT

The International 2016 Main Event is happening! Watch TI6 all week with us here at Shacknews.


"Yeah seems like a weaker PL but he does have a disable of sorts with the surround. Kinda ..."

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Minecraft: Story Mode, The Legend of Zelda among YouTube's Top Trending Games in June

By Daniel Perez, Jul 13, 2016 9:00am PDT

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Watch Dogs 2, and Resident Evil 7 are just some of the games that made their way onto YouTube's list of trending games for June.


Google secretly deletes inactive YouTube accounts

By Daniel Perez, Jun 28, 2016 2:10pm PDT

Many YouTube content creators are scrambling to bring their subscription numbers back to where they were prior to this purge.


"I wish they did this shit on twitch too and finally got around to banning bots. You'd be amazed ..."

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Sony cuts ties with Ustream on PS4 in August

By Daniel Perez, Jun 28, 2016 6:45am PDT

Sorry, Ustream fans. Sony apparently doesn't want you around anymore.


YouTube to again cover E3 with livestreams and videos

By John Keefer, May 24, 2016 9:00am PDT

A special hub page will launch some time in June before the show starts.


"Who cares, everyone is going to be tuned into the Shacknews footage I might check out YouTube ..."

- winterface see all 2 comments

Minecraft clips featuring Mario Mash-Up DLC pulled due to copyright claims

By David Craddock, May 20, 2016 1:50pm PDT

YouTube's copyright system is flagging Minecraft: Wii U Edition content, leading to a swell of complaints from users.


FOX steals game clip from Double Dribble on NES, gets original clip taken down under DMCA laws

By David Craddock, May 20, 2016 1:11pm PDT

Shortly after FOX complained to YouTube that the clip infringed on its copyright, YouTube took it down.


"the clip had me cracking up, good lord THROWIN THE 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm84_r5s7qA"

- shackwack see all 11 comments

YouTube Is Hideo Kojima's Latest Conquest

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 16, 2016 1:50pm PST

The Biggest Boss of all is headed to YouTube to make it his own. 


Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 tops first YouTube Top Trending Games list

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2016 8:00am PST

YouTube is now measuring which games are trending across its site, based on user views and uploads, and the first game to top its list isn't even officially out yet.


"PVZ GW 2 is my most anticipated game for the Q1 2016. I absolutely love the original and the ..."

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YouTube Music now available on iPhone and Android devices

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 9:28am PST

YouTube Music is finally here. Find out what it's all about here.


YouTube Red launching next week to offer ad-free videos for $9.99 per month

By Daniel Perez, Oct 21, 2015 11:07am PDT

It's finally time to put your money where your mouth is as Google has announced it's launching an ad-free YouTube service next week, called YouTube Red.


"lol, this is pretty much why paying for YouTube is a terrible idea. "

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Microsoft partners with YouTube for 6-hour Halo 5 broadcast on Oct. 26

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2015 6:46am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians will be the highlight of a special 6-hour live broadcast, which will air exclusively on YouTube.


YouTube Gaming launching this summer to compete with Twitch

By Daniel Perez, Jun 12, 2015 11:00am PDT

YouTube is now getting into the business of video game content as the company has announce YouTube Gaming will launch this summer.


"Also, paid subs? Donations? Sub emotes? These are surprisingly important things to a lot of ..."

- Ambient80 see all 7 comments

YouTube will kick off E3 2015 coverage with new reveal from Platinum Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2015 12:20am PDT

YouTube will have its own E3 2015 coverage slated to begin on Monday with host Geoff Keighley. In addition to a number of special guests, the event coverage will also feature an announcement for the latest effort from Platinum Games.


"Holy fuck, Vanquish was the best 3rd person shooter I've played since Resident Evil 4 (same ..."

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