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    Twitch takes Amazon up a level in video gaming

    The purchase of video gaming platform Twitch, at $970m, is Amazon’s biggest media bet to date, dwarfing its purchases of...

  2. August 19, 2014

    Google considers creating child accounts

    Google is considering creating online accounts for children below the age of 13, a move that could have controversial...

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  1. August 7, 2014

    China tightens censorship on mobile messaging apps

    China tightened censorship on mobile messaging apps on Thursday with stiff rules aimed at limiting dissent, while it...

  2. July 18, 2014

    Lunch with the FT: Zoella

    Never before in my career has my daughter begged me to obtain the autograph of anyone I have interviewed. Prime ministers,...

  3. July 3, 2014

    YouTube does U-turn over blocking indies

    YouTube has postponed a controversial plan to block certain record labels from its video platform, following an outcry from...

  4. June 24, 2014

    Corporate videos put employees in the frame

    Many people use YouTube and Facebook to achieve “15 minutes of fame” in their personal lives by making videos about their...

  5. June 20, 2014

    Week in Review, June 21

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Amazon’s Fire smartphone launches at...

  6. June 17, 2014

    YouTube to block indie labels as it launches paid music service

    YouTube is about to begin a mass cull of music videos by artists including Adele and the Arctic Monkeys, after a number of...

  7. June 8, 2014

    Facebook takes on Twitter and TV in World Cup marketing battle

    Facebook is hoping the World Cup will win it the upper hand in live events marketing, as it takes on Twitter and even the TV...

  8. June 4, 2014

    Indie labels seek EU help in YouTube fight

    An alliance of small record labels has called on European regulators to intervene in a dispute with YouTube over licensing...

  9. June 3, 2014

    Turkey lifts YouTube ban

    Turkey has lifted its ban on YouTube more than two months after blocking access to the video-sharing site – even as the...

  10. May 29, 2014

    Turkey’s top court rules YouTube ban unconstitutional

    Turkey’s top court has ruled that the country’s ban on YouTube is unconstitutional, in the latest of a series of rebuffs the...

  11. May 25, 2014

    San Francisco start-up Twitch punches above its weight

    What is Twitch? It is like a YouTube for video game voyeurs and exhibitionists: a way to watch as other people play on their...

  12. May 25, 2014

    Talk of $1bn YouTube pitch for Twitch as video games come of age

    Tuesday night is games night at San Francisco’s Folsom Street Foundry. Every week, more than 200 people gather around dozens...

  13. May 8, 2014

    Canal Plus held talks to buy Dailymotion stake

    Canal Plus has held talks to acquire part of Dailymotion from Orange, which could help alleviate French government concerns...

  14. May 2, 2014

    Has the web killed cultural snobbery?

    Midway through writing a book based around Céline Dion’s album Let’s Talk About Love, I decided not to try to get an...

  15. April 25, 2014

    Warhol digital images from 1985 revealed by Pittsburgh computer club

    Pittsburgh, April 24 – Previously unknown digital work made by pop artist Andy Warhol has been resurrected from ageing...

  16. The World

    March 31, 2014

    Erdogan wins latest battle - but war not over yet

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and his wife Emine Erdogan (L) greet supporters. (Getty) Recep Tayyip...

  17. MBA blog

    March 30, 2014

    What I wish I knew before I joined the MBA programme

    Time in the MBA sure flies! It’s exciting to see that as our class nears the finish line, next year’s class is queued up...

  18. March 29, 2014

    Twitter wins court fight in Turkey

    Twitter has claimed a victory for freedom of expression in Turkey after a Turkish court ruled it could show a tweet accusing...

  19. March 27, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s shallow version of democracy will falter

    By definition, municipal elections are about choosing local leaders. Yet Turkey’s local elections this weekend will be about...

  20. March 27, 2014

    Turkey blocks access to YouTube

    Turkey’s embattled government has blocked access to YouTube, hours after the release on the platform of a leaked tape in...

  21. March 27, 2014

    YouTube stars are little known but make serious money

    The stars of YouTube are markedly different from the media personalities of previous generations. While they are watched by...

  22. March 18, 2014

    Viacom and Google settle YouTube lawsuit

    Viacom and Google have settled a $1bn copyright infringement suit tied to Google’s YouTube digital video service, ending a...

  23. March 18, 2014

    Music revenues decline as digital fail to grow fast enough

    Global recorded music industry revenues fell 4 per cent last year, dashing hopes that fast-growing digital services such as...

  24. March 17, 2014

    YouTube taps fast-growing Saudi Arabia interest

    Google has launched a campaign to develop online videos in the fast-growing market of Saudi Arabia, where residents watch...

  25. March 12, 2014

    Google gives UK ‘super flagger’ status to raise YouTube concerns

    Google has given British security officials special permissions for its YouTube video site, allowing them to have content...

  26. March 10, 2014

    Music company Kobalt valued at $250m after stake sale

    Kobalt, the fast-growing music services company that represents songwriters such as Paul McCartney, has been valued at $250m...

  27. March 10, 2014

    Maker Studios stakes its claim on new frontier of Hollywood

    History is repeating itself in Hollywood. A century after hardy entrepreneurs from the east coast moved to southern...

  28. March 6, 2014

    Erdogan weighs Turkish ban against Facebook and YouTube

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested Turkey could ban Facebook and YouTube after elections this month, in his latest response...

  29. February 25, 2014

    Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams ‘treacherous’ recording

    Turkey’s political crisis intensified on Tuesday after the prime minister lashed out at a “treacherous” tape-recording...

  30. February 10, 2014

    Five apps for unfocused minds

    What do the men and women who govern us do all day? They sit in front of their screens and gawp at Twitter, Facebook, Gmail,...

  31. February 6, 2014

    Leaked Ukraine recording reveals US exasperation with EU

    The White House pointed the finger at Moscow after leaked recordings of its top diplomats discussing Ukraine emerged on...

  32. January 20, 2014

    Bosses in drag can set a good tone at the top

    In the dreary annals of presentations about corporate values, ABN Amro chairman Gerrit Zalm’s recent performance for the...

  33. January 12, 2014

    Beats seeks to unseat Spotify with music service

    Beats Electronics, the audio equipment maker started by Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre, the hip-hop star, has launched a new...

  34. December 11, 2013

    YouTube advertising revenue surges 50% to $5.6bn

    Advertisers will spend a projected $5.6bn on YouTube in 2013, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year,...

  35. October 24, 2013

    YouTube plans Spotify rival service

    YouTube is poised to launch a tiered music subscription service that will stream audio and video, increasing the competition...

  36. October 23, 2013

    Numericable aims to use fibre to secure data-hungry customers

    It has been a bruising few years for France’s telecoms companies as convergence – the packaging of television, internet and...

  37. October 14, 2013

    A telekinetic surprise for ‘Carrie’

    Client: Metro Goldwyn Mayer/Sony Screen Gems Agency: Thinkmodo Territory: Global Verdict: 4/5 Patrons at a New York coffee...

  38. FT Tech Hub

    September 23, 2013

    Kids’ favourite website? It’s not Facebook

    Every six months Mediacom, the media buying agency, surveys 1,000 kids in the UK and asks the name of their favourite...

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