Nelson Mandela topped Google's list of the hottest searches for 2013 as the Internet giant on Tuesday provided a look at the "spirit of the times" online.
Google Glass on Tuesday announced updates to the software in its Internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking
Comedians including Will Ferrell are lending star power to a campaign to free a 29-year-old American jailed since April in the United Arab Emirates after making a YouTube video poking fun at Dubai teenagers.
A Norwegian comedy duo and South Korean rap music sensation PSY topped a list of hit videos shared at Google-owned YouTube this year.
YouTube's first-ever music awards thrilled and spilled, with Eminem named Artist of the Year though most winners were lesser known acts who featured in an eclectic show filled with stunts.
YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing website, said Tuesday it was revamping its comments feed which some web users claimed had turned into a magnet for crude and vulgar postings.
A video showing a volleyball coach repeatedly slapping a schoolboy -- just days after Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics -- is the latest example of brutality to tarnish Japanese sport.
YouTube on Thursday unveiled its first paid subscription channels as the Google-owned video service made a long-anticipated move to challenge streaming services like Netflix.
YouTube is proving to be a powerful launch pad for a new generation of Internet-savvy music stars from Psy to Macklemore and beyond.
"Gangnam Style" star Psy's new music video has garnered 200 million views on YouTube in the nine days since its release and smashed the video-sharing site's record for single-day hits.
"Gangnam Style" star Psy unveiled Friday the follow-up to his global hit with another catchy dance tune infused with his signature self-mocking humour -- but fans had to wait for the all-important video.
In an elaborate April Fool's prank, YouTube announced Sunday it was going dark for a decade, and that the site was merely an eight-year contest to find the best video.
"The Harlem Shake" is moving on.
A Japanese starlet who shaved her head and issued a tearful YouTube apology after spending the night with a man was scrambling Friday to redeem the girl next door image of all-female group AKB48.
YouTube confirmed on Wednesday that its evolution as an Internet stage for video may include subscriptions to content that creators believe people will pay to see.
South Korean rapper Psy is going nuts.
Psy's "Gangnam Style" video was galloping towards the one-billion-view mark on YouTube Friday, a fresh milestone in the enduring global craze for the South Korean rapper and his horse-riding dance.
"Gangnam Style" topped YouTube's list of the most attention-grabbing videos this year, as other professionally produced works outshined the amateur clips that had originally made the website famous.
Web-surfing Russians endured a brief scare Wednesday that the authorities had blocked YouTube after the video-sharing website appeared on a list of banned addresses, in what officials later called a "technical mistake".
Malaysian state energy firm Petronas has pulled a YouTube music video it posted to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali after angry viewers pointed out that it depicted an inappropriate funeral dance.
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