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    1. July 12, 2016

      YouTube’s increase in streaming hits music labels’ revenues

      The amount of revenue YouTube paid to music labels relative to the number of streams of their content halved last year,...

    2. June 29, 2016

      Pop stars complain to Brussels over YouTube

      Pop stars ranging from Abba and Coldplay to Ed Sheeran and Lady Gaga have written to the European Commission...

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    1. June 14, 2016

      Twitter invests in online music platform SoundCloud

      Twitter has invested in online music platform SoundCloud, as it seeks to encourage more social media influencers to use...

    2. June 14, 2016

      News consumers turn to Facebook, YouTube first

      More than half of all online news consumers are turning to social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and...

    3. June 8, 2016

      Advertising revenues on US digital platforms set to surpass TV

      Television is set to lose its historic lead over the US advertising market next year as consumers’ eyes shift to their...

    4. June 8, 2016

      How to win friends online and influence people

      At a YouTube event last month, Lilly Singh, a 27-year old comedian who has risen to fame through her online videos,...

    5. June 2, 2016

      Asia advertisers look to longer YouTube ads

      Advertisers in Asia, YouTube’s fastest-growing region by revenue, are focusing on longer-form video commercials in an...

    6. May 20, 2016

      Food becomes key ingredient for digital media groups

      More than 100,000 people signed a petition this week in protest at the BBC’s plan to remove recipes from its website,...

    7. May 20, 2016

      UK record industry steps up criticism of ‘broken’ music market

      The UK record industry has launched a barrage of criticism against YouTube, claiming the video streaming service makes...

    8. May 18, 2016

      YouTube is big enough to take responsibility for piracy

      Every day we receive a fresh reminder of the unprecedented power and reach of US internet and consumer technology...

    9. Tech blog

      May 18, 2016

      Google I/O 2016: Live blog

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:20 on 18 May 2016. Google’s biggest event of the year included the latest on its...

    10. May 12, 2016

      BT to air European football finals free on YouTube

      The Champions League and Europa League finals will be shown free by BT on YouTube in what should provide a significant...

    11. May 10, 2016

      Amazon takes on YouTube in video streaming with new service

      Amazon has moved into YouTube’s territory by expanding its streaming service to allow users to upload and distribute...

    12. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Why Estée Lauder loves millennials

      Michelle Phan, Chriselle Lim, Manny Mua and a host of other YouTube make up artists and millennials, with their...

    13. May 2, 2016

      Vimeo embraces subscriptions model with VHX deal

      Vimeo, the on-demand online video platform, has acquired VHX, adding a subscription capability that could help it...

    14. April 29, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Susan Wojcicki

      When Google purchased YouTube for $1.65bn a decade ago, the deal for the then one-year-old video-sharing site was...

    15. April 24, 2016

      Labels step up YouTube fight over music

      The music industry has opened a new front in its dispute with YouTube, as the three largest labels allege that the...

    16. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Alphabet tumbles on Q1 profit, sales miss

      Alphabet shares dropped 7 per cent on Thursday afternoon as the parent of Google revealed a slimmer-than-expected rise...

    17. April 15, 2016

      EU digital chief calls on YouTube to pay music artists more

      The EU’s digital chief waded into a growing fight between record labels and YouTube, calling on the Google-owned video...

    18. April 10, 2016

      YouTube music terms put labels in a spin

      After more than a decade of falling album sales and the further loss of revenues to digital piracy, the world’s three...

    19. March 31, 2016

      US warned over ‘cyber jihad’ attacks

      A top Department of Justice official warned on Thursday that Islamist extremists were drawing closer to launching...

    20. March 29, 2016

      China proposes tighter restrictions on foreign websites

      Foreign websites in China face new restrictions under a proposal that seeks to force internet service providers to...

    21. Tech blog

      March 23, 2016

      #techFT - Streaming beats music downloads

      Streaming revenues overtook those of music downloads in 2015, Uber is suffering from non-existent Indian passengers,...

    22. Fast FT

      March 17, 2016

      Google eyes sale of Boston Dynamics robotics unit

      Alphabet is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the maker of advanced humanoid and four-legged robots such as Big Dog and...

    23. March 17, 2016

      Google to sell robot maker Boston Dynamics

      Alphabet is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the maker of advanced humanoid and four-legged robots such as BigDog and...

    24. February 15, 2016

      BBC Three aims to attract young viewers with online-only move

      The BBC will give birth to a digital guinea pig this week — becoming the first major broadcaster worldwide to move one...

    25. February 3, 2016

      Playoffs for online Super Bowl adverts as mobile revenue rises

      For Super Bowl advertisers in the smartphone age, winning the big game means scoring on the small screen. Some 84 per...

    26. January 18, 2016

      Pakistan lifts 3-year ban on YouTube

      Pakistan announced on Monday that it was restoring YouTube access in the country, after Google created a...

    27. December 23, 2015

      The Beatles follow long and winding road to streaming services

      The Beatles’ songs will be available on music streaming services from tomorrow, after the group’s management company...

    28. December 21, 2015

      SoundCloud in licensing deal with copyright group PRS for Music

      The UK’s largest copyright collective has agreed a licensing deal with music service SoundCloud — without waiting for a...

    29. December 13, 2015

      Abdullah-X takes on Isis in social media fight

      Abdullah-X is a British Muslim with a working class accent, dressed in a black and red T-shirt with a large chain...

    30. December 10, 2015

      Yahoo proves the difficulty of repeating a breakout internet hit

      Why is it so hard to reboot a consumer internet company? Yahoo has hogged the headlines this week, but it is far from...

    31. November 17, 2015

      Osborne raises spectre of Isis cyber attacks on UK

      In August, a Birmingham-born hacker for Isis named Junaid Hussain was believed killed by a US drone strike in Syria....

    32. November 13, 2015

      Labels make more from vinyl than YouTube, says UK music boss

      YouTube may have been the most widely used online music service last year but billions of streams on the video platform...

    33. November 8, 2015

      Snapchat triples video traffic as it closes the gap with Facebook

      Snapchat is closing the gap with Facebook in the social networks’ battle for scale in video. The number of videos...

    34. October 28, 2015

      Facebook goes slow with ‘2G Tuesdays’ for developers

      Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched an unusual experiment on his visit to India this week: “2G Tuesdays” — a...

    35. October 21, 2015

      YouTube launches paid ad-free service

      YouTube is betting that fans of its top stars will pay the same price as a Spotify or Apple Music subscription for the...

    36. October 21, 2015

      Marriott checks in at the movies with a kiss and a heist

      William Bernbach, the marketing pioneer and one of the original Madison Avenue “Mad Men”, once wrote that advertising...

    37. October 14, 2015

      Virtual reality start-up 8i raises $13.5m from leading VC firms

      Virtual reality has seen billions of dollars of investment and attracted many thousands of developers, even before next...

    38. October 13, 2015

      Facebook moves further into YouTube territory

      Facebook is testing a video page in its app as part of several new features, as it challenges Google’s YouTube as a hub...

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