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Google debuts standalone YouTube app ahead of iOS 6 launch

09/11/2012, 04:09 am

Coming one day before Apple is expected to announce a next-generation iPhone running iOS 6, which will no longer include a built-in version of YouTube, Google on Tuesday rolled out a standalone version of the app giving iPhone and iPod touch users access to the ubiquitous online video sharing portal. Apple's iPad is not yet supported.

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Google steps up competition with iTunes, adds Disney movies to YouTube

11/23/2011, 03:11 pm

Stepping up its competition against Apple's iTunes, Google on Wednesday added hundreds of movies from Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks to rent on YouTube, including the Cars and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises.

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YouTube challenging Apple's iTunes with major studio movie rentals

05/09/2011, 09:05 pm

YouTube managers officially announced on Monday a new initiative that will see thousands of major Hollywood studio films available for rent from the site, in an attempt to challenge Apple's share of the Video on Demand market.

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Briefly: Skype vulnerability; Youku on iPhone; Nuance licensing

05/07/2011, 12:05 am

After a security researcher publicized a vulnerability in the Mac version of Skype, the company revealed plans to release a public fix next week. A new rumor suggests that Chinese video site Youku is in talks with Apple to swap out the pre-installed YouTube app for its app on iPhones sold in China. Also, Apple is reportedly negotiating an "expansive licensing agreement" with voice recognition company Nuance.

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Disney, Fox, Paramount in standoff with Google over YouTube movie service

04/26/2011, 05:04 pm

An initiative by Google to launch movie rentals through its YouTube service will reportedly arrive without the catalogs of some of the movie industry's most prominent studios, who are infuriated that the search giant continues to allow users to access video piracy sites through its search results.

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New 'iPad is iconic' ad touts 60,000 apps

01/25/2011, 09:01 pm

Apple has begun showing a new commercial that highlights a growing number of iPad-specific apps, now pushing past 60,000 titles.

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iOS 4.2 packs new, improved YouTube, FaceTime features and more

09/16/2010, 12:09 pm

Apple's forthcoming iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch includes a number of subtle improvements that have not yet been publicized, including expanded features for YouTube and FaceTime. AppleInsider offers a closer look.

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Vimeo launches Flash-free Universal Player for iPhone, iPad

08/18/2010, 01:08 am

Video sharing site Vimeo has launched a new embedable HTML5 video player aimed at Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's iMovie exclusive to iPhone 4, not for iPad

06/14/2010, 09:06 pm

The mobile version of iMovie demonstrated during Apple's WWDC keynote will be exclusively available for iPhone 4 and will not work on iPad.

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Hulu to make videos available on iPad without Flash - rumor

02/10/2010, 07:02 pm

Hulu is rumored to be working on an iPad-friendly version of its site which could be ready by the iPad's March launch date.

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Google fights Flash, adds HTML5 support for YouTube videos in Safari

01/21/2010, 07:01 pm

Google this week added support for HTML5 playback of videos in its own Chrome browser as well as Safari from Apple. The new feature allows users to watch video without the longstanding Internet standard: Adobe Flash.

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Time Inc. demos tablet-friendly magazine concept

12/02/2009, 08:12 pm

Time Inc. released a video walkthrough as well as a working model of its digital magazine format designed for touchscreen tablets.

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Google hopes to compete with iTunes, offer pay TV on YouTube

12/01/2009, 10:12 am

Google is reportedly looking to get into the pay-per-episode TV business with YouTube by offering streaming content for purchase via a service that would compete with iTunes downloads.

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iPhone 3GS spurs 400% increase in mobile video uploads to YouTube

06/25/2009, 02:06 pm

If there was any doubt that that the video recording and upload capabilities of Apple's new iPhone 3GS would signal a new chapter in mobile video sharing, the first statistics quantifying its impact are in, and they're impressive.

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Apple building YouTube support into Snow Leopard

04/27/2009, 11:04 am

Apple will further its endorsement of YouTube and open video standards by building support for the Google-owned video sharing service into one of its flagship applications due to ship later this summer as part of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

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Job cuts enroute for Microsoft, other tech industry giants

01/22/2009, 06:01 pm

Some of tech's biggest and and normally safest players, including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Sony, and Google, are trimming their workforces in a bid to lower costs and stave off a harsh economy.

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NBC prefers Zune DRM [U]; VMware beta; iMac's 10th birthday

05/07/2008, 07:05 pm

NBC has persuaded Microsoft to filter out copyrighted material in its Zune jukebox while Apple refuses the same. Also, PA Semi has allegedly been bought out to design a future chip; VMware has released the first beta of Fusion 2; YouTube is offering iTunes referral links; the iMac has celebrated its tenth anniversary; and AppleInsider is giving away 500 free EverNote invites.

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