A former employee for Google by the name of Barney Jones recently came forward to say that the search giant cheated British tax laws to avoid paying higher taxes. Jones, who worked for Google from 2002-2006, is saying the London sales staff would secure ad deals locally but close them in Ireland where the tax
The Youtube app for Windows Phone is finally being updated by Microsoft and will now function like a normal youtube app rather than just linking to the mobile site. It's available for download now.
Samsung has just introduced a gargantuan smartphone being called the Galaxy Mega. This model comes in a 5.8 or 6.3” display and is a direct response to consumers demanding larger and sharper looking displays, but is this just a passing fad?
The old saying about everything being bigger in Texas may soon change to being faster as well. Google recently announced they would be extending their Fiber service into the Austin, Texas region.
YouTube just announced that they officially broke the one billion active user per month mark. This would make YouTube one of the two most actively visited websites on the Internet today.
The popular Harlem Shake phenomenon has become a source of contention between musicians, who claim that their voices were used in the song without their permission.
Iranian officials have recently enforced a nationwide ban on the use of all virtual private networks (VPNs) inside the country. The enforcement comes just three months ahead of Iran’s national elections.
Google just revealed for the first time how many ‘National Security Letters’ (NSLs) they are getting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These NSL requests are now part of Google’s Transparency Report, which is publicly available online.
YouTube has reportedly contacted a "small group" of channels to apply to be among the first paid channels. There are also rumors that YouTube might charge for live events like concerts and access to older episodes. This has been a long-awaited feature of YouTube and is expected to become a major revenue stream.
A recent court battle in Germany over the legality of Facebook's real name policy has temporarily halted. Facebook argued that they do not observe German privacy laws because their E.U. headquarters are in Ireland—the court agreed, at least for now.
YouTube Space studios are expanding to include a new facility in Tokyo, Japan. Currently YouTube has studios in London, England and Los Angeles, CA to help serve the needs of video makers, and all free of charge.
The "second screen" is the hottest one of the buzzwords in tech these days. Many app developers are looking for ways to change the way you consume entertainment on your television and secondary device. Currently AirPlay; an Apple specific protocol, and DLNA are the main ways to use your mobile device, such as a tablet or
Just recently, Google stripped Universal, Sony and other music labels of some 2 billion faked views from their respective YouTube channels. There has not been any word from the music labels in regards to the bust.
A hacker by the name of Christopher Chaney stole hundreds of private photos of Hollywood female celebrities, and will be spending the next 10 years of his life behind bars for his crime. Chaney was taken down in an FBI sting nick-named, "Operation Hackerazzi".
YouTube has undergone a major overhaul. The interface has been redesigned, for all platforms, with focus on a pretty important thing: watching videos
A controversial new Russian law went into effect today that bans or blacklists any website the government sees as objectionable. The Russian Telecommunications, Information Technology and Mass Communications agency will be managing the censorship.
Canon is known for their outstanding cameras that come in all manner of styles and user needs, but the new PowerShot S110 with its 12.1 megapixel capability is one outstanding buy. Priced around 450 U.S. dollars, the PowerShot S110 has an image stabilized zoom with a 5X wide-angel optical lens. This little camera produces some
Episode Two: Artifact of Halo 4's Spartan Ops multiplayer mode is coming to Xbox LIVE later today. Jump in for the trailer to get a brief glimpse at what's included with the new episode.
James Rolfe a.k.a. the Angry Video Game Nerd has released the first official AVGN: The Movie trailer, allowing fans to get a two and a half minute glimpse of the hilarity that ensues when the Nerd gets pressured into reviewing the worst game of all time: E.T. for the Atari 2600.
The cinematic trailer has just been released by Marvel Studios for Iron Man 3, the highly anticipated sequel to Marvel's superhero blockbusters.