Learn how to play YouTube in the background on iOS and Android

YouTube is one of the most varied content platforms in the world, and it’s easy to find tutorials, TV shows, and even the latest music videos. But it’s not just...

YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode is live for all US Android users

YouTube has confirmed that picture-in-picture mode — previously a paid-only feature — has now rolled out to all U.S. YouTube users on Android on supported devices. The feature, which...

Television content creation in China

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YouTube delights multitaskers by offering picture-in-picture to lots more users

Up to now, you could only make use of YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode if you were paying for its subscription-based Red service (now Premium and Music). But, following recent testing, the...

India’s Times Internet buys popular video app MX Player for $140M to get into...

Times Internet, the digital arm of Indian media firm Times Group, is getting into the digital content space, but not in the way you might think. The company’s previous venture...

YouTube boosts creators with channel subs, merchandise stores, and premieres

YouTube is expanding some existing features and introducing a new one in a bid to help creators earn more money through their work. Channel subs, a merchandise store, and "Premieres"...

YouTube introduces channel memberships, merchandise and premieres

YouTube creators are gaining a number of new tools to generate revenue from their videos outside of traditional advertising, as well as those that will help them better engage...

Instagram’s “IGTV” video hub for creators launches tomorrow

TechCrunch has learned that the Instagram longer-form video hub that’s launching tomorrow is called IGTV and it will be part of the Explore tab, according to multiple sources. Instagram has...

Tech leaders condemn policy leading to family separations at the border

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have all issued statements Brian Heater @ ...

The largest buys of tech’s Big Five: a look at M&A deals

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer....

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BP, Shell lead plan for blockchain-based energy trading platform

(Reuters) - A consortium including energy companies BP and Royal Dutch Shell will develop a blockchain-based digital platform for energy commodities trading expected...