Reliance Jio announcement to begin shortly; here is how to watch it
Reliance Industries Limited is holding a press conference at 1:30 PM today. The company Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani will be addressing the audience to deliver a statement. The nature of the statement or any announcement related to any launch is not known at the time of writing. The press conference will be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook along with the live tweets on Twitter. You can check the embedded live stream down below or by following Flame of Truth and Jio...
YouTube just hit another ‘one billion’ milestone, this one for auto-captioned videos
YouTube revealed this week that it now has more than a billion captioned videos on its site. Primarily for those with hearing impairments, the feature launched in 2006 with the company automating it three years later. The post YouTube just hit another ‘one billion’ milestone, this one for auto-captioned videos appeared first on Digital Trends....
YouTube says it now has automatically captioned 1B videos
 When Google rolled out its automatic captioning service for YouTube back in 2009, the results were far from great. Since then, Google’s speech recognition technology has made massive strides, though, and while the service still makes its fair share of mistakes, it’s now quite good at making videos accessible to the deaf and hearing impaired. As the YouTube team announced… Read More ...
Google teams up with Kaggle to host $100,000 video classification challenge
 Google and Kaggle today announced a new machine learning challenge that asks developers to find the best way to automatically tag videos. The challenge, which comes with a $30,000 prize for the first-place finisher (and $25,000, $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000 for the next four teams), asks developers to classify and tag videos from Google’s updated YouTube-8M V2 dataset. This dataset… Read More ...
Who is PewDiePie and why do Disney and YouTube suddenly hate him?
You may have heard the news from earlier today about a certain YouTuber named PewDiePie getting dropped by Disney for publishing videos with anti-Semitic remarks. One question might remain for a lot of you, though: who is PewDiePie, and why should I care about this? Allow us to shed some light on the matter. 27-year-old Felix Kjellberg is the man … Continue reading...
PewDiePie’s YouTube Red series gets cancelled after vlogger posts anti-Semitic content
 YouTube says it’s cancelling the second season of vlogger star PewDiePie’s reality show, and has booted his channel from its premium advertising program. The announcement comes shortly after news that Disney’s Maker Studios was severing ties with PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, after he posted a series of videos featuring anti-Semitic clips and… Read More ...
Disney cuts ties with PewDiePie, YouTube’s top star, over anti-Semitic clips
 Disney has cut ties with YouTube’s most popular star after he posted a series of videos featuring anti-Semitic clips and messages. PewDiePie has 53 million subscribers on YouTube, is part of original content network YouTube Red, and is affiliated with Disney’s MakerStudios brand, where he has his own network. But that latter relationship is now over after the Wall Street… Read More ...
YouTube Go now in public beta to let anyone download videos
YouTube has become the prime source of videos on the Internet that it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that there exists a dozen and a half ways to download videos off the service. There are, of course, legitimate reasons for doing so, which is why YouTube eventually caved in with a download option. With YouTube Go, however, it is taking … Continue reading...
A weird YouTube glitch has been causing alarm among popular vloggers
A weird YouTube glitch on Wednesday saw subscriber numbers for some of the site's popular channels slashed by hundreds of thousands. The video streaming giant admitted there was an error, and said it was trying to sort a fix. The post A weird YouTube glitch has been causing alarm among popular vloggers appeared first on Digital Trends....
A weird YouTube glitch has been causing alarm among popular vloggers
A weird YouTube glitch on Wednesday saw subscriber numbers for some of the site's popular channels slashed by hundreds of thousands. The video streaming giant admitted there was an error, and said it was trying to sort a fix. The post A weird YouTube glitch has been causing alarm among popular vloggers appeared first on Digital Trends....
How to download YouTube mobile live streaming video for iPhone or Android
Mobile live streaming to YouTube will soon be enabled for users with the right set of prerequisites. For everyone else, it’s like a combination of a waiting game and a gameified battle to the top. Once creators on YouTube are OK’ed by Google, they’ll have access to mobile live streaming to the masses. Users that have access to mobile live … Continue reading...
This do-it-yourself project is a cheaper alternative to Razer’s Project Valerie
One YouTuber revealed how he recreated Razer's Project Valerie prototype gaming laptop using two USB-based screens, door hinges, and epoxy glue. The result is a wobbly multi-screen laptop with two foldable screens glued on. The post This do-it-yourself project is a cheaper alternative to Razer’s Project Valerie appeared first on Digital Trends....
YouTube App now lets you double tap to forward or rewind video
A new feature on the YouTube app is now letting users double tap to forward or rewind while viewing a video. The new feature that seems to have appeared on both Android and iOS versions of the app seems to have come either from a server side update, or for iOS via a recent update from the App Store. According to a report by The Next Web, the feature has been reported by a number of Redditors with iOS and Android devices, but as of now is not available for everyone. All we know is that the double...
Cara Brookins built a house with nothing but YouTube tutorials in her pocket
In this generation of self-starters and self-made women and men, do-it-yourself isn't just an option, it's a way of life. And if there's not an app for that, chances are there's a YouTube video for it. The post Cara Brookins built a house with nothing but YouTube tutorials in her pocket appeared first on Digital Trends.
How to improve your product photography for less than $10
YouTuber Savvy Seller has taken the time to show off her cheap and simple solution to better product photography. She uses a box, a few sheets of diffusion, and a pair of lights to improve any product shots. The post How to improve your product photography for less than $10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Uber hires former YouTube exec Kevin Thompson as VP of Marketplace Engineering
 Uber is picking up a lot of ex-Googlers lately – earlier on Thursday, I reported that ex-Google SVP of Engineering Amit Singhal was headed to the ride-hailing startup, and former Google VP of Engineering on YouTube’s ads team Kevin Thompson is also joining the company as VP of Marketplace Engineering. That means Thompson will likely report into his former colleague Singhal, whose… Read More ...
The inauguration is happening tomorrow; here’s where you can stream it
 If, say, the presidential inauguration is a thing you’d like to watch on Friday morning, then great news, friend, there are plenty of options. The bad news is that you’ve missed the musical stylings of Toby Keith, Lee Greenwood and 3 Doors Down. The good news is that the real, good-old-fashioned inauguratin’ doesn’t really get started until 11:30AM ET tomorrow. Read More ...
YouTube in-app messaging goes live in Canada first
YouTube's messaging service, previously invite-only, is now live for all Canadian users of the YouTube app on iOS and Android. For the first time, users can share content in private conversations entirely within the app. The post YouTube in-app messaging goes live in Canada first appeared first on Digital Trends.
YouTube Super Chat lets viewers stand out during a livestream
YouTube has introduced a new feature called Super Chat, a way for viewers to make their messages stand out during a livestream. Says YouTube, anyone who is watching a livestreaming video on the service can buy a Super Chat, which will make their message stick out in the chat stream with a highlight. Those chats then spend five hours pinned … Continue reading...
Facebook is becoming YouTube with mid-roll video ads
We knew they were coming sooner or later, and now ads in Facebook videos seem to be right around the corner. A new report claims that Facebook will soon put mid-roll ads in News Feed videos, splitting the revenue with content creators. This is a big step in Facebook’s effort to pull content publishers away from YouTube, though even with … Continue reading...