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Yahoo sells Delicious to YouTube founders Hurley and Chen

Thursday, April 28, 2011 23:17 No Comments

Yahoo’s finally found someone to take bookmarking service Delicious off its hands, selling up to YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Yahoo acquired Delicious about five years ago. Late last year, the company announced that it was planning to shut down Delicious, along with several other poorly-performing services, after making nearly 600 layoffs. It warned that if no buyer appeared by this July, the unit would be closed. But Hurley and Chen have ridden to the rescue, saying they plan to incorporate Delicious into their new venture, Avos. They say they intend to continue the service in its present form. “We’re excited to work with this fantastic community and tak

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Watch the Royal Wedding Live Broadcast via YouTube on April 29, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011 23:30 1 Comment

YouTube has announced on The Official YouTube Blog that it will broadcast the Royal Wedding between Britain’s Prince William and Catherine Middleton. This will give an opportunity to individuals around the world the witness the major event from the comfort of their homes. The stream is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM GMT — 2:00 AM Pacific Time, 5:00 AM Eastern Time — on Friday, April 29 of this year. Individuals must visit The Royal Channel on YouTube to watch the entire thing. Visit www.youtube.com/theroyalchannel for more information. Be sure to check out a promotional video after the jump.

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YouTube Launches New Live Streaming Service called YouTubeLive

Sunday, April 10, 2011 13:31 No Comments

San Bruno, California-based YouTube LLC announced today through The Official YouTube Blog the launch of a new live streaming service called YouTube Live. According to YouTube, individuals can visit www.youtube.com/live in order to see the latest live events. Users can also add future events to their calendars. YouTube is definitely no stranger to live streaming events. The site has previously broadcast sport events, concerts, interviews, and Presidential speeches live. The company also informs that its live streaming beta platform will begin rolling out to certain YouTube partners today. The live streaming beta platform will allow thousands of YouTube partners to broadcast events live

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