YouTube news stories
Fast Company names #1 most innovative company in video
Jellysmack, a global creator company, has been named in Fast Company's annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2022.
YouTube Shorts a haven for scammers using stolen TikTok videos
Scammers are stealing existing short-form videos from TikTok and reposting them as YouTube Shorts, racking up millions of views and gaining tens of thousands of subscribers, according to new research from Tenable.
Real-life NZ tractor converted into Farming Simulator 22 game controller
In a world-first, NZ game streamer Dylan “Rudeism” Beck has created the “Tractroller”, turning Kiwi ingenuity up to eleven.
Google uncovers phishing campaign targeting YouTube creators with cookie theft malware
Cookie Theft, or pass-the-cookie attack, is a session hijacking technique that enables access to user accounts with session cookies stored in the browser.
New research reveals most desired blocked internet content
"The things people search for on engines like Google, Bing, or Baidu can tell a lot about how they live," the study says.
YouTube Music becomes the future of Google’s music streaming ambitions
Google is merging its Google Play Music system into YouTube and has introduced a bunch of impressive new features.
No surprise: Vodafone calls and data usage up as week three of lockdown sets in
Calls and data usage on the Vodafone network remain high, according to Vodafone NZ who has released its latest network report in week 3 of lockdown.
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
"The amount of exposed records that we're seeing today means that cybercriminals are getting their hands on more keys to our homes and businesses.”
Drone pilots show serious skills in epic rollercoaster chase
Professional drone pilots have some incredible skills flying drones in complex manoeuvres along a racing track in the sky – but what if your mission was to follow a rollercoaster?
Festive tear-jerkers top YouTube ad leaderboards
With over 85% of Singaporeans visiting YouTube monthly, brands and agencies are fully invested in adopting videos as their preferred digital canvas.
Opinion: Why YouTube’s ad algorithm is killing your favourite creators
YouTube says that machines are allowing them to flag content for review at scale, but this is causing many creators to quit the platform.
YouTube 'encourages' user engagement with new live features
YouTube is introducing more ways to watch live videos and interact with the live community.
Plugging the digital drain on the campus data center
Plugging the drain and creating a digital-ready higher education data center can start with simplifying all this complexity with a lifecycle approach.
CommScope helps data centers become Gen Z YouTube ready
Video is king and data centers have little choice but to prepare for higher speeds and increased stress on their networks.
YouTube gets a new look for kids
Younger kids will get less text, while older kids will get more content on the home screens....
The age of privacy is over: Understanding the tech behaviour of Gen Z
Their number one desired career was to be a famous YouTuber, followed by a software developer and Twitter celebrity with over one million followers.
SoundHound is getting an AI voice interaction upgrade
The SoundHound app redesign brings AI voice technology to the forefront of the user experience...
Kiwi artist features on the world’s biggest online art exhibition
Facebook and YouTube have a huge impact on our daily lives, it is thus only the natural progression that art would begin to reflect that...
The holographic phone is real! Red reveals its elusive modular smartphone
After several months of waiting, we finally have a few more details on Red’s new modular smartphone...
The end is nigh: Adobe to disable Flash Player by 2020
Browser vendors are integrating capabilities once provided by plugins directly, given this progress, Adobe has decided to end the life of Flash...
Facebook announces the formation of a global internet forum to counter terrorism
"By working together, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online."
Auckland high-school visited by NZ music royalty
"Building a school for youth like me that leave school early to pursue a career in the creative arts is my ultimate goal."
Safe harbour provision could cost U.S music industry $1 billion, report says
"Outdated regulation is determining where and how people listen to music."
YouTube has just launched automatic sound effect captions
YouTube’s automatic track captioning just got a whole lot more colourful with the introduction of sound effect captions.