Alphabet Inc, formerly Google Inc, announced a new open source code that allows faster loading of Web pages with heavy content such as video, animation and graphics on smartphones and tablets.
With occasional statements by government officials to review ban on world's top video-sharing website, it's been 1,000 days today since YouTube was banned in Pakistan.
ISTANBUL: Turkey filed over five times more content removal requests to Twitter than any other country in the second half of 2014, data published by the micro-blogging site showed on Monday.
CALIFORNIA: Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube's biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
GENEVA: Internet giant Yahoo has put in a bid of around $250 million to buy Fullscreen, a company which creates content for YouTube channels, Britain's Sky News reported on Thursday. Yahoo is looking to expand its reach to young consumers through the acquisition of the company, which generates more than 3 billion monthly views on Google Inc's YouTube. Yahoo faces competition from private investment firm Chernin for control of the California-based company, Sky quoted insiders as saying. Chernin is already a shareholder in…