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YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard

As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one...

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard

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YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform rele......
12:15, 2019-06-06

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
13:00, 2019-06-05

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, YouTube has reversed course—or, more accurately, has continued to fishtail around the road. This afternoon, the platform announced that it has now decide...
23:45, 2019-06-05

YouTube clumsily tries to rectify its confusing anti-harassment policies (again) Facing immense pressure, YouTube has said it will reexamine its harassment policies and update them. The company said it will do so in “consultation with experts, creators, journalists and those who have, themselves, been victims of harassment.” The Google-owned social video platform came under fres...
12:30, 2019-06-06

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and racist statements, which Maza says resulted in hordes of Crowder’s fans doxxing him and subjecting him ...
10:30, 2019-06-05

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, homophobic language including “lispy queer,” “token ...
00:00, 2019-06-07

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube says a popular conservative host is not violating the company’s policies despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platforms. Carlos Maza writes and produces...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
17:15, 2019-06-10

After years of right-wing harassment, journalist alleges YouTube is 'catering to monsters' After an investigation, YouTube announced yesterday that Steven Crowder will not be blocked from the video platform.        ...
01:30, 2019-06-06

Hard racing not hard to call: Vettel’s Canadian GP win should have stood | Richard Williams F1 connoisseurs were virtually unanimous in their views over the penalty that not only robbed Sebastian Vettel in Canada but also ruined a classic finish between the world’s best two driversAs a simmering Sebastian Vettel stalked into the room where the top three drivers in a grand prix wipe away th...
16:45, 2019-06-10

If You’re Wondering How Hard a ‘Hard Brexit’ Could Be The U.K. and the European Union are at a standoff on the terms of their divorce. With the departure of British Prime Minister Theresa May, there’s growing concern that the hardest form of Brexit, one with no deal in place at all, has become more likely. Without a withdrawal accord, the U.K. would lo...
19:00, 2019-05-24

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:15, 2019-05-24

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:30, 2019-06-20

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
05:45, 2019-05-22

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
17:15, 2019-07-11

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest escalation of political tensions between the two countries. “Recently, U.S. law enforcement a...
18:30, 2019-06-04

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
13:30, 2019-07-16

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one to obey" a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
13:30, 2019-07-17

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
04:01, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped him get elected....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
10:00, 2019-06-13

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins typing. Somewhere in France or one of its oversea...
21:00, 2019-06-01

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's future....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
17:15, 2019-05-30

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and crime.The warnings come amid an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies and ot...
13:00, 2019-06-04

Tony Robbins’ book shelved after sex harassment claims It may be the end of the road for “The Path.” Self-help guru Tony Robbins’ forthcoming book has been shelved amid allegations he sexually harassed fans and staffers, according to a new report. Simon & Schuster will no longer publish the 59-year-old motivational speaker’s co-a...
07:30, 2019-05-31

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assistants are programmed to respond to verbal sexual ...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company policies that enable workplace sexual harassment....
01:30, 2019-07-06

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
05:45, 2019-05-22

Duterte signs law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
06:15, 2019-07-12

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:15, 2019-05-21

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to freely comment on public profiles, said they’...
22:15, 2019-07-09

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat stations when the shift boss called him a “damned ...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Report says UK lawmakers’ staff face bullying, harassment A lawyer’s investigation has found that staff working for British lawmakers face “an unacceptable risk of bullying and harassment,” and some have suffered sexual and physical assaults...
16:15, 2019-07-11

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
02:00, 2019-05-22

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
06:15, 2019-05-22

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
05:01, 2019-07-16

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
17:30, 2019-05-22

Neo-Nazi Blogger Hit With $14 Million Fine for Vicious Harassment Andrew Anglin, who publishes the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, has been ordered to pay $14 million to a woman whom he asked his followers to harass, according to BuzzFeed News....
18:45, 2019-07-16

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
17:15, 2019-06-04

| Football Leaks hacker victim of 'judicial harassment', say lawyers Lawyers for Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, said that the continued pre-trial detention of their client amounted to organised "judicial harassment"....
22:45, 2019-07-03

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
08:15, 2019-06-09

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
04:30, 2019-06-01

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
23:15, 2019-05-31

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, a circular from the......
21:45, 2019-06-10

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sex-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behavior involving multiple individuals....
23:45, 2019-07-10

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur around the 28-year-old daughter, Becky Stein, and d...
05:45, 2019-06-17

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they may be next....
01:30, 2019-07-12

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
05:15, 2019-05-30

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
20:30, 2019-05-21

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
02:00, 2019-07-17

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
21:30, 2019-07-16

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working with us on some projects. Continue reading......
17:30, 2019-05-21

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave and his campus research lab will permanently shut...
21:00, 2019-07-10

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement...
15:30, 2019-06-21

Sarah Jessica Parker reports 'countless' cases of on-set harassment Sex and the City star comments on NPR about impact of #MeToo and reveals harassment by a ‘big movie star’Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken about “countless” incidents of men behaving inappropriately on film and TV productions, including one with a “big movie star” that was only resolved after her agen...
16:30, 2019-07-09

America’s 'best first job'? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s | Brittany Hoyos The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
16:00, 2019-05-25

Kolkata Policeman Suspended After Ex-Miss India Alleges Harassment The sub-inspector of a Kolkata police station was suspended and two other policemen show caused after former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta alleged inefficiency of the police after she was harassed and......
19:30, 2019-06-19

"India Protested Against Iftar Guests's Harassment In Pakistan": Minister Pakistanis invited to an Iftar hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were actively dissuaded and physically stopped from attending the event by Pakistani agencies, prompting India to lodge......
20:30, 2019-06-27

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
00:15, 2019-07-06

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
19:30, 2019-06-17

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to flee to low-tax states like Texas....
17:30, 2019-07-02

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
04:45, 2019-06-14

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
00:30, 2019-07-09

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
16:30, 2019-07-03

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
17:30, 2019-06-21

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A great many people criti...
04:15, 2019-06-22

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the driver, whom she’d hailed to take her home, locked the doors shortly before she pried one open and jum...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
17:30, 2019-06-21

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Multiple women claim harassment by prominent NY open-government expert Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government.        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
11:45, 2019-06-19

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundr...
10:15, 2019-06-20

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
20:30, 2019-06-13

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
23:45, 2019-07-05

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read, with the hashtags “#say_no_to_porn” and “#no_porn...
17:45, 2019-06-06

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-28

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’s view of once larger-than-life characters. “Proba...
21:30, 2019-06-16

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
04:45, 2019-07-23

16 charged in connection to Bangladeshi student burned alive for reporting sexual harassment Sixteen people in Bangladesh were charged on Wednesday in connection to the murder of a teenage girl who was burned to death last month after reporting sexual harassment....
21:01, 2019-05-29

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.Read more......
05:00, 2019-05-31

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:45, 2019-06-14

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
19:30, 2019-06-19

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. Despite the departure, a spokesperson for the office...
00:15, 2019-07-10

Report: Britt McHenry's Co-Host Moved Off Fox Nation Show Following Sexual Harassment Complaint The original co-host of Britt McHenry’s Fox Nation streaming television show was removed and shifted to his own solo program following a sexual harassment complaint made by McHenry, according to a new report from The Daily Beast....
05:45, 2019-06-12

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
18:15, 2019-05-21

'Mini AOC' ends parody videos after receiving 'death threats,' 'harassment' from the left, family says The 8-year-old child actor who went viral for impersonating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is no longer going to make videos due to death threats and harassment she and her family have received....
07:45, 2019-07-04

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
17:30, 2019-05-22

New England Patriots' Elandon Roberts accuses Texas authorities of harassment after traffic stop: report New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts accused Texas authorities of harassment Thursday over a traffic stop that took place in March in the front of his house....
17:15, 2019-07-12

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
18:15, 2019-05-31

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” It’s hard to get to the Moon....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

How to Teach Yourself to Do Hard Things Practice (supposedly) makes perfect, but who among us has never spent hours upon hours practicing something they didn’t even come close to perfecting? I, for one, played a LOT of tennis as a teenager and wrestled with a clarinet for many years in many bands, and guess what? I was never more than sol...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
00:15, 2019-05-24

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
21:00, 2019-06-06

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
23:30, 2019-06-21

Best external hard drives of 2019 Welcome to our guide to buying the best external hard drive or backup hard drive in 2019. When looking to buy the best external hard drive for your needs, there are quite a lot of things you need to consider - and this guide will help you.When buying the best external hard drive for your needs, you ...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
23:15, 2019-05-23

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
15:30, 2019-05-30

You Should Own Your Favorite Books in Hard Copy Microsoft is deleting books off of its customers’s devices. It’s a harsh reminder that most ebooks can be remotely wiped by the seller, so you’re forever at their mercy. That’s just one reason you should own your favorite books as hard paper copies....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
23:15, 2019-07-15

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing Windows: I recently had a suspicion that something was up with my hard drive. Spending a little time to figure out what was going on—and to confirm nothing bad was actually happening—saved me $200+, or the cost of the shiny new 6TB HDD (or speedier 2TB SSD) I was contemplating ordering off Amazon....
19:45, 2019-05-30

It can be hard to predict the future. Why you should save anyway A lot of young people can't easily imagine where they're headed. Here's how to make sure you're prepared for a variety of outcomes....
21:15, 2019-07-02

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
22:45, 2019-07-20

You might have to be a die-hard fan to get ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Star Trek: Picard feels like a watershed decision in the streaming TV wars: A show so niche that it cannot possibly find a mainstream audience. I'm not complaining since it seems to have been designed to appeal to my fanboy brain. But is Amazon going......
20:45, 2019-07-22

Renault's Hulkenberg: F1 overtaking as hard as it's ever been Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says following another Formula 1 car is as hard as it has ever been, despite the championship's efforts to improve overtaking...
11:15, 2019-07-09

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples."       ...
23:45, 2019-06-17

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
14:30, 2019-05-27

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
17:30, 2019-07-17

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop (and 5 things to do about them) Just a couple of months ago, I shared with you seven ways to stop robocalls. It's a hot topic that I monitor regularly. It's like being a spectator at a sporting event....
05:15, 2019-06-02

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
16:15, 2019-06-14

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at least a decade....
09:00, 2019-06-01

Samsung's chip business was hit hard by U.S. ban on Huawei According to Reuters, Samsung Electronics is expected to release a preliminary look at its second-quarter earnings report this coming Friday. The numbers should show that the South Korean manufacturer was negatively affected by the U.S. ban that prevented Huawei from obtaining U.S. parts and softwar...
23:00, 2019-07-03

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator manners....
21:30, 2019-06-20

Comment of the Day: It's Hard Not to Drive a Lot When America's This Spread Out In The Morning Shift today, my brilliant coworker Aaron Gordon wrote about a report from the Department of Transportation stating that Americans drove 43 percent more miles in April of 2019 than they did during the same month 25 years prior. Even though vehicles are cleaner now, driving isn’t great ...
10:45, 2019-06-22

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop and 5 things to do about them Robocalls are efficient and powerful tools for sending targeted messages to the public, and there are several reasons they have such staying power.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-30

Best hard drives 2019: the top HDD for desktops and laptops The best hard drives won’t be anywhere near as fast as the best SSDs. However, they’re got their advantages as well, so it might be a great idea to buy one on Amazon Prime Day. For example, the best hard drives are so much more affordable and capacious. Plus, a good hard drive can be u...
01:00, 2019-07-16

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
22:00, 2019-07-03

You've Got to Admire How Hard This 1980 Chevette Brochure Is Trying I don’t think we’re shocking anyone when we say that the Chevrolet Chevette was not really a great car. That’s not just because it was designed to be a cheap, everyperson’s car—there’s many of those I really admire—but the Chevette always seemed to be a bit of a half-assed effort....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Unhappy Valentine’s: Why bad memories of your ex are so hard to shake As time passes, our memories of negative emotions normally fade faster than positive ones, helping us to move on. But this isn’t the case when it comes to exes...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:30, 2019-05-23

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
00:15, 2019-06-19

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Raiders picked to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’ ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network’s “Hard Knocks” show in training camp this summer that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an NFL team. Gruden spent nine seaso...
03:45, 2019-06-12

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th Street in 1956. In 1996, when junkies still roame...
09:30, 2019-06-12

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
09:30, 2019-06-04

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
00:45, 2019-07-19

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
04:30, 2019-05-24

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electric. Steam won out in the poll, and now, Trump says...
21:30, 2019-05-28

Fan Makes NES John Wick Game And It's Really Hard Keanu Reeves’ “John Wick” character appeared in Fortnite earlier this year, and has a strategy game called John Wick Hex coming sometime in the future. But if you don’t feel like waiting, there’s now a short NES homage to the would-be-retired hitman you can play for free....
04:30, 2019-07-20

This week in Savage Love: Hard feelings I keep running into the same issue with my best friend of five years. (She’s also my maid of honor at my upcoming wedding.) We’re both empaths—most of my friends are—and we’re both in therapy working on how to cope with that. I have severe anxiety that impacts my physical health, so one of the empat...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Best external hard drives for Macs in 2019 In this guide to the best external hard drives for Macs, we look at the top devices for plugging in and expanding the storage space of your Mac or MacBook.While there's a lot to love about Macs, iMacs and MacBooks, they are also tricky to manually upgrade, which means if you run out of space, i...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
21:15, 2019-06-27

| Wimbledon rivals need 'to work twice as hard' against me, says Djokovic Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the ninth time and admitted that rivals will have "to work twice as hard" if he is to be denied a fifth title....
11:45, 2019-07-11

The Fed will have a hard time giving everyone what they want, from stock traders to Trump This might be Fed Chair Jerome Powell's toughest meeting yet, because whatever the outcome, odds are high that it will disappoint a large group....
19:15, 2019-06-19

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
00:45, 2019-07-09

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
05:15, 2019-05-26

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type’s popularity is on the up. Despite the abun...
00:45, 2019-06-18

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting counter-attacking goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup on a clear Normandy night when Argentina again confounded the supposed experts.Carlos Borrello’s side had been depicted as utterly ho...
01:00, 2019-06-15

I learned the hard way: How you can avoid my credit card mistakes My credit card mistakes were easily avoidable and something to learn from. Here are three notable blunders you too can avoid.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-17

This Hail Mary Replay Tweak Will Go Over Like A Hard Fart I wish they had thrown that flag in the NFC title game. I wish this because the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman committed obvious pass interference. But I also wish it because flagging the Rams on that play would have allowed Saints coach Sean Payton to blow the game on his own merits—something he was a...
19:30, 2019-06-07

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
11:30, 2019-07-08

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issues with DW....
17:15, 2019-07-04

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off in 2011. Back then, Radiohead – the band for whom...
00:15, 2019-07-14

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
11:15, 2019-05-25

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
05:15, 2019-06-21

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
14:15, 2019-07-11

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
11:15, 2019-06-06

The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash Every day 13 Americans die while waiting for a kidney transplant. This is a problem we can solve by waving a little money around. The reason we don't is that people such as Michael Sandel think it is unethical to involve something as icky as money in something as important as a life. My own ethics a...
11:15, 2019-07-16

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, that generation of butterflies shuts down reproductio...
19:00, 2019-06-27

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withing the new iPadOS is one small feature, one giant ...
13:01, 2019-06-04

Babymetal: Su-metal and Moametal rock hard but cute Glastonbury may be known for its huge array of diverse and unusual acts, but a female Japanese metal band is still a pretty leftfield choice to play one of the festival's prime slots....
13:30, 2019-07-01

Sony Positions Next PlayStation for Hard-Core Gamers Sony’s next-generation PlayStation is still more than a year away, but its marketing strategy against newcomers like Google is already clear: Focus on hard-core gamers who obsess over the latest features....
14:15, 2019-06-29

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
06:15, 2019-07-20

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Plaza Construction — which was hired for preliminary...
23:45, 2019-06-27

How hard would it be to correct the slope of Lord’s cricket ground? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring the incredible Cricket World Cup final on Sunday, TV commentators repeatedly referred to the slope of the Lord’s ground. Why don’t they jus...
19:45, 2019-07-16

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
15:45, 2019-05-21

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
17:30, 2019-07-18

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
18:30, 2019-06-03

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the month-long free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sampling YouTube Premium, it’s all too easy to get sucked in....
21:30, 2019-05-23

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for child sexual exploitation.” It has done so by suggesting home movies of semi-nude kids to viewers who have watched other home movies of semi-nude kids...
08:15, 2019-06-04

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Video app from their mobile phones or tablets to their TVs for the very first time. Both services will be available starting today, according to the ...
21:45, 2019-07-09

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. Now, Google's AR Beauty Try-On feature will let YouTube user......
09:00, 2019-06-19

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are upset.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Say goodbye to YouTube Gaming The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app.        ...
21:30, 2019-05-29

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can't remove 100% of it....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provide emergency help for nations such as Ireland that...
20:45, 2019-07-18

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
09:15, 2019-06-19

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Investors Find Blue Apron Split Hard to Digest A reverse stock split may not be the right recipe for beleaguered meal-kit company Blue Apron Holdings. Its shares dropped more than 10% cents a day after its board approved a 1-for-15 split....
23:30, 2019-06-14

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t only give ISPs license to penalize customers who don’t agree to buy their services. It also pointlessly mystified the process whereby consumers acquire the most basic, unsimplified details about their home internet’s price, ...
13:00, 2019-06-29

Wolff: There's a fine line between hard racing and bumper cars Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would back changes to the regulations to allow "harder racing" in Formula One, but he said he believes the stewards at the Canadian Grand Prix got Sebastian Vettel's penalty right....
21:45, 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Ashley: Hard-living Rip Torn was like ‘broken crystal’ The first person I called after hearing Rip Torn died on Tuesday was Elizabeth Ashley, who knew him well. “I’m seeing so many R.I.P.’s for Rip,” the actress told me. “Are you f—ing kidding me? Rest in peace? If there is a God, Rip is in hand-to-hand combat with him because Rip will argue his.....
09:30, 2019-07-12

Average Man vs Time Trial: Just how hard is cycling’s race against the clock? "Just how hard is it to ride a professional cycling Individual Time Trial course? Eurosport’s Tom Bennett investigates, tackling the 32km Stage 16 route at the 2018 La Vuelta and looking to use advice from Sir Bradley Wiggins."...
14:15, 2019-06-02

World’s largest hard disk drive goes on sale today for less than you’d think Storage colossus Seagate has unveiled two new hard disk drives with a 16TB capacity and for once, it’s not all about data centers. The Exos X16 and the IronWolf/IronWolf Pro target two different audiences (data center for the first and NAS users for the second) and feature SATA or SAS in...
17:30, 2019-06-04

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a one-for-one exchange rate against t...
01:30, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
16:15, 2019-07-18

'Flagbearer' Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni Lionel Messi has agreed to sacrifice his usual buccaneering style of play for the greater good of his team, Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said ahead of Tuesday's crunch Copa America semi-final against Brazil....
07:45, 2019-07-02

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade talks with Beijing....
04:45, 2019-05-29

Bayern Munich show character to win hard-fought double After a season of constant speculation over Niko Kovac's job, and fierce criticism of a squad thought to be too old and stagnant, Bayern Munich completed the double by beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final....
04:15, 2019-05-26

It's Getting Pretty Hard Not To Get Ejected From A Game Ángel Hernández Is Umpiring There isn’t an umpire more widely despised by MLB players than Ángel Hernández, who has been infuriating people with his terrible calls for years now. This frustration has often boiled over into profane arguments followed by ejections, which is just how these things tend to go. But during last night...
03:15, 2019-06-13

Kim Petras: Clarity review – light as bubblegum and hard as nails (BunHead)The German singer takes the Britney blueprint and gives it an empowering punch in her latest dispatch from pop’s fringesGerman singer Kim Petras has been dropping songs steadily all year, piercing the attention economy with addictively crafted bubblegum pop. Seven of those tracks appear on ...
19:15, 2019-06-28

2020 Mahindra Thar Hard Top Version Spotted Testing Images of a prototype of the next-gen Mahindra Thar have recently surfaced online, and this time around we get to see a hard-top version of the off-road SUV for the first time....
06:00, 2019-05-24

A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says The Raptors will visit the Parliament of Canada, but President Trump "makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things."...
10:15, 2019-06-24

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decorate the walls of England’s training base but the home of Sammaurese provides none of the comfort of ...
05:45, 2019-06-16

The 39 MPG Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Was in Fact a Hard Sell and Is Now Dead “The 39 MPG 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Seems Like A Hard Sell,” I wrote after Chevy’s mid-size crossover’s fuel economy numbers dropped in August of 2017. The vehicle would flop, I suspected, and now, about two years later, GM is giving up selling the thing due to “low demand.” You don’t say?...
15:30, 2019-07-13

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
08:15, 2019-05-30

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" about whether to travel to the Caribbean nation. ...
22:15, 2019-06-20

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Rebellion supporters they arrested last month as they warned officers would be stretched by a wave of environmental, Brexit and anti-Trump demonstrations ...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Bank holiday sales: these TV deals are hard to resist - we bought one When you spend a lot of time each week comparing the best cheap TV deals, you spend a lot of time being seriously tempted by those big discounts we like to share with you. And generally, we're able to resist, otherwise we'd end up with more TVs than rooms in which to watch them at hom...
19:01, 2019-05-24

Karlie Kloss talks about her relationship to Trump family: 'It's been hard' Karlie Kloss opened up about what it’s been like to be directly tied to the Trump family and whether she agrees with the president's views and actions in office. ...
19:30, 2019-07-03

Constipated woman 'lost 10 years of memory' after straining too hard on the loo A WOMAN suffered memory loss after a bout of constipation. She reportedly suffered from an episode of 'transient global amnesia' while pushing for a poo....
03:45, 2019-05-30

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
17:30, 2019-07-16

Building the Wind Turbines Was Easy. The Hard Part Was Plugging Them In. In the Oklahoma panhandle, one entrepreneur set out to bring cheap wind power to less windy parts of the country. But there was a big snag: the American power grid....
09:01, 2019-06-22

Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing An enormous number of people with unimpaired hearing are choosing to watch with words. Why? And is it time captions became the norm?‘Subtitles aren’t just for deaf people,” read the tweet that started it all. “Lots of my hearing friends use them, too. If you’re hearing and using subtitles on Netflix...
18:15, 2019-07-22

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent on. If you go to the Neuralink website now, all y...
09:15, 2019-07-17

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February. A foundation is in place, but only a single secur...
06:00, 2019-06-18

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the monetary costs of the settlement is the degree to which ...
12:30, 2019-07-13

D-Day: 17 stunning photos from 1944 show how hard the Normandy invasion really was On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, forever reshaping the war during D-Day.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

| YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos YouTube announced it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting....
16:15, 2019-06-06

Coming out in online communities like YouTube Elle Mills, who came out as bisexual in a viral 2017 YouTube video, discusses the acceptance of the online community with USA TODAY's Dalvin Brown.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 category on YouTube.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-07

YouTube's AR tech gives you a virtual makeover Buying makeup online can be difficult; as you can't test products as you would in a shop, you have no real way of knowing if particular shades will suit your skin tone.This means you're usually forced to guess which product is best for you – and in person, shades can look wildly dif...
11:15, 2019-06-19

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
19:30, 2019-06-09

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.       ...
15:15, 2019-07-13

Why ‘YouTube is too big to fix completely’ is not an acceptable answer from a CEO Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, took a pass this week on fixing a pretty big mess that falls under his purview, and it isn’t trivial, let’s talk about it.Read More...
15:45, 2019-06-20

How to Remove Channels From YouTube's Suggestions I watch a healthy amount of YouTube each day, but I usually roll my eyes at the various recommendations I see on the website or app. No matter how many vloggers I watch, I will never care about “Let’s Play” videos for those weird anime games on Steam, any video involving a spider, or TanaCon....
19:00, 2019-07-01

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made a killing producing all manner of content. But even if you aren’t a world-renowned internet sensation, there’s still plenty of money to be made in mon...
19:15, 2019-06-15

YouTube Camp Is an Actual Thing While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can teach their kids life skills, such as planning, storytelling and composure....
18:45, 2019-05-21

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of LGBT content creators, and most importantly not doing enough to address toxic videos on the platform. Now it’s got a new problem: the YouTube Kids app. ...
23:45, 2019-06-18

YouTube, other services down due to eastern US congestion NEW YORK (AP) — Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions in the eastern United States. YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services are affected, but Google said it believes it has identified the cause of the c...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, joins in on the conversation Continue reading......
07:45, 2019-07-01

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to prolong YouTube Gaming's life for two more months.Today, the Mountain View company announced that it will shut down the YouTube Gaming app on May 30. Sin...
11:15, 2019-05-28

Get Fun Countdown Timers for Kids From YouTube If you google “15 minute timer,” or any length of time like that, then Google will automatically open and start that timer. But it will also show you several YouTube timers of that length. They’re not much good as kitchen timers or productivity timers—if you try to google one up, Google’s already st...
21:30, 2019-06-07

'I felt stuck between a rock and a hard place,' admits frustrated Thomas "Geraint Thomas admits he felt \"stuck between a rock and a hard place\" after failing to take full advantage of the first sign of cracks in Julian Alaphilippe’s bid to be crowned Tour de France champion."...
20:15, 2019-07-21

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to those kinds of investments....
09:15, 2019-05-22

At This Point It's Hard to Find a White Supremacist Laura Ingraham Won't Defend Laura Ingraham and other Fox News commentators have no problem promoting racism and sexism on their shows, but Ingraham did her audience one better on Thursday night, providing a list of “prominent voices censored on social media” that includes one open white supremacist and several conspiracy theor...
19:30, 2019-05-31

Worshippers in hard hats to attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire A small congregation wearing hard hats will attend mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service to be held since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago....
12:45, 2019-06-15

‘Swinger couple’ details night of hard partying with model before her death The American “swingers” who partied with a Dutch model before she fell to her death from their 20th-floor Malaysian apartment are speaking up for the first time about that rowdy night — and insisting that they had nothing to do with her demise. Bitcoin millionaire Alexander Amado Johnson...
02:45, 2019-06-01

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
20:30, 2019-07-09

Priests in hard hats to attend Notre Dame’s first mass since fire Limited service to be held two months after Paris blaze amid warnings of lead pollution riskThe Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is to hold its first mass since it was ravaged by fire, as environmental campaigners continued to warn over possible lead pollution and the government confirmed that less tha...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
12:45, 2019-07-16

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Bedford, a small Virginia town hit hard by D-Day, marks 75th anniversary in a big way U.S. and French flags adorned lamp posts in tiny Bedford, Va., as thousands gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Mindy Kaling Gets Candid About Anxiety, Single Parenting and Hard Work When fans first met Mindy Kaling, she was playing Kelly Kapoor and writing and producing episodes of The Office. Fast-forward over a decade later, and she's still a triple threat with no plans......
17:30, 2019-06-04

Fed may find it hard to resist interest rate 'insurance cut' this summer: El-Erian The U.S. Federal Reserve may find it hard to resist an "insurance cut" in interest rates this summer, Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, said after the U.S. Labor Department issued a dismal payrolls report on Friday....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins making it hard to pick Blues in Game 2 Early rust. The rest was a rout. After falling behind the St. Louis Blues by two goals in the opening 21 minutes of Monday night’s series opener in the Stanley Cup final, the extremely well-rested Boston Bruins regained their dominant form that crushed the Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurrican...
03:15, 2019-05-30

I'm a die-hard Trader Joe's fan who shopped at Aldi for the first time — and I know which store I'll continue to visit Flickr/ Brandon King Trader Joe's and Aldi are two of the most popular affordable grocery chains in America. I'm a die-hard Trader Joe's fan, but I paid Aldi a visit for the first time last week, and within minutes I knew which one I'd be going back to. As someone who appreciates a quick in-and-out...
04:45, 2019-06-20

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
20:01, 2019-07-17

| WP, Bulls kick-off Craven Week campaign with hard-fought wins It was another day of classy rugby action at Grey College in Bloemfontein as the U18 SA Rugby Craven Week and SA Rugby Academy Week launched into full swing....
21:30, 2019-07-02

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
05:45, 2019-06-23

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s offerings for 2019. The new Backup Plus Slim is co...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Wisconsin changes coaching approach after learning hard lessons from 2018 disappointment In the spring Wisconsin coaches adjusted how they practiced certain game situations after struggling in 2018 with high expectations.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-20

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury – video The Golden State Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive Continue reading......
12:30, 2019-06-11

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity talent top list of hard-to-find skills A majority of IT managers say they are expected to deliver more applications than a year ago. In most cases, they are working with the same number of developers....
17:45, 2019-05-25

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” to endorse the frontrunner, Joe Biden, in the Democ...
03:15, 2019-05-22

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder.        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immigration during the election campaign....
06:45, 2019-06-06

Trump understands need to avoid hard post-Brexit Irish border, PM says U.S. President Donald Trump understood in a meeting with Irish officials on Wednesday that Brexit cannot result in the return of a hard border on the island, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Watch: Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk sent to hospital after hard hit in Game 2 Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was transported to the hospital for evaluation after a hard hit into the boards by St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist....
17:01, 2019-05-30

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on both PCs and phones. Seventy-three percent of US ...
21:30, 2019-05-23

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
21:30, 2019-07-03

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature to hide comments by default on its Android app. As...
07:15, 2019-06-20

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to prevent further incidents. Wall Street Journal sources understand that YouTube is both considering moving......
19:00, 2019-06-19

YouTube TV updated with new interface, control improvements, more YouTube TV is getting an important update this week, which brings a lot of visual changes that should be beneficial for the vast majority of users. The most important change is progressive fast-forward, a new feature that lets YouTube TV users to skip ahead when they tap and hold the fast-forward bu...
08:45, 2019-07-02

MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live games every week on the video-sharing website....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
19:15, 2019-06-30

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how......
14:45, 2019-07-06

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Washington Post assert that the FTC is in the "late stages......
03:45, 2019-06-20

The future is here: Google testing AR-powered ads through YouTube VR used to be a big deal a couple of years ago when every manufacturer believed it would be the future of gadgets. Alas, it seems it still has a long way to go as it didn't really pick up all that much. Instead, AR (Augmented Reality) has slowly started creeping its way up in the tech mainstream and...
15:45, 2019-06-19

Help Your Anxious Kid Prepare for an Event With Youtube Videos Once, I saw my husband showing our daughter some YouTube videos of the rides at a local theme park. These were not the new wild rides, but the slow kiddie ones. He pointed out the details. “See, you drive around in a loop,” he said. She stared at the screen intently....
20:15, 2019-07-02

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
18:15, 2019-06-18

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
22:45, 2019-06-19

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
18:15, 2019-06-04

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptable be......
05:00, 2019-06-07

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as a consultant. I had nothing but BlackBerry smartphones for years. Then it all went wrong. My boring Samsung J-something does most things but I miss my...
09:45, 2019-07-18

YouTube Has Kid Troubles Because Kids Are a Core Audience Reports of how pedophiles use YouTube highlight how important kids have become to the site; 12 of the 20 most popular videos in April were aimed at kids....
00:15, 2019-06-07

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
01:30, 2019-06-06

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexual orientation....
23:15, 2019-06-05

YouTube Star Emily Hartridge Dead at 35 Emily Hartridge has passed away at the age of 35. The British YouTube star, who was also a personal trainer and presenter, died on Friday, July 12, after being involved in an electric......
04:45, 2019-07-15

YouTube anti-vax videos are on the decline but are yet to be wiped out Anti-vaccination views are often spread on YouTube, but new research suggests the site has begun to get a handle on its vaccine disinformation problem...
15:00, 2019-07-01

YouTube TV gives away some freebies to long-time subscribers YouTube TV is giving fans a bit of a recognition for being loyal to the service for a long time. If you're not a YouTube TV subscriber or just subscribed recently, you're not be getting this freebie, but don't be disappointed, perhaps the promotion will be back at some point in the future.But right ...
22:15, 2019-06-15

The best streaming services for kids (that aren't YouTube) Among the various choices, Cartoon Network is solid option for kid-friendly streaming. While you may need a cable subscription for complete access, there are some full episodes of nostalgia-inducing classics like Powerpuff Girls available as well as......
19:45, 2019-06-09

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
18:30, 2019-06-10

Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era One of a kind - Alex Daley pays tribute to the late Jock Taylor The post Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era appeared first on Boxing News....
22:15, 2019-06-10

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Fernando Alonso: LMP1 privateers' Le Mans test pace hard to fathom Fernando Alonso found it "difficult to understand" why the non-hybrid LMP1 privateers could not get closer to his Toyota World Endurance Championship team's Le Mans 24 Hours test day pace...
12:30, 2019-06-03

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....
13:45, 2019-07-11

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
01:15, 2019-06-20

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers from minibars The general manager said the decision is not connected to the deaths of two American tourists at the Punta Cana resort, but is meant to provide "more tranquility for guests."...
00:30, 2019-06-24

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
23:15, 2019-06-07

U of A athletics releases statement on death of George Kalil, longtime donor & die-hard fan TUCSON – Die-hard Arizona basketball fan and Tucson philanthropist George Kalil has passed away at the age of 81.  He’s known for not only contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Arizona program but also being a super fan who attended every home and away basketball game. Her...
07:15, 2019-07-12

First Notre Dame mass since fire: Worshipers in hard-hats, debris still visible About 30 people — mainly priests, canons and church employees — gathered in the Paris church exactly two months after a blaze engulfed the cathedral.        ...
14:00, 2019-06-16

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
15:30, 2019-05-30

Well-Deserved Break: After All His Hard Work, Robert Mueller Is Relaxing By Writing A Report About Himself After spending a long two years conducting an investigation into Russia’s efforts to sway the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump, Robert Mueller is finally enjoying a well-deserved break. With his exhaustive 448-page report on Russian interference behind him, the special counsel is now relaxing ...
17:45, 2019-05-21

FOCUS-Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
12:15, 2019-07-16

Trump's hard-line approach to Iran is a 'strategic mistake,' former US Energy Secretary says Washington's hard-line approach to Iran risks provoking Tehran not to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement, former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz said Thursday at the Ecosperity Conference in Singapore....
08:15, 2019-06-06

Gillibrand joins calls for Biden apology over segregationist remarks: 'It shouldn't be that hard' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, is joining the growing calls for former Vice President Joe Biden to apologize over remarks he made that invoked his working relationship with segregationists in the Senate. ...
20:30, 2019-06-21

'It's hard to swallow' - Matthews gutted after being told not to challenge Sagan for green jersey "A change of tactics means Michael Matthews will not challenge Peter Sagan for the Tour de France green jersey, leaving the Team Sunweb rider disappointed."...
20:15, 2019-07-17

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.'s international trade minister told CNBC....
22:30, 2019-06-27

Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones cause 10% to 30% decline over past five yearsHard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef is near record lows in its northern stretch and in decline in the south, surveys by government scientists have found.A report card by the government’s Austra...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Archbishop dons hard-hat to hold first Mass in Notre Dame since devastating fire The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire....
22:00, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the Dominican Republic, including two who died at his hotel. “The reality is that when people travel abroad, people get sick simply many times by just drin...
17:30, 2019-06-30

Trump’s hard line approach appears to soften in meetings with world leaders President Trump has dismissed criticism that he is failing to make big deals, arguing his patience and relationship building will pay off for the country....
05:45, 2019-07-02

Notre Dame Worshipers Must Wear Hard Hats at First Mass Since Devastating Fire The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was devastated by a huge fire in April, is set to hold its first mass since the disaster. Around 20 worshippers will attend the service on Saturday, which is being held in a side-chapel that was undamaged by the fire for “obvious security reasons,&rdquo...
18:00, 2019-06-14

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outbreaks gushing up an average of 13% each year, acco...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Doyel: Hit hard and carry a big chip — Colts LB Darius Leonard will never be satisfied Not even an All-Pro rookie season - he led NFL in tackles, was named Defensive Rookie of Year - can knock chip off Colts LB Darius Leonard's shoulder.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Richie Incognito un-retires, joins bizarre Raiders in ‘Hard Knocks’ dream Richie Incognito is back and, naturally, he’s in Oakland. Incognito, who hasn’t played football since 2017 and had announced his retirement, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Because an organization that already features Jon Gruden, Antonio Br...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Crutchlow: People can't grasp Marquez's hard Honda MotoGP bike ride Cal Crutchlow says people cannot how hard fellow Honda rider Marc Marquez is riding to extract the most from his bike in pursuit of his sixth MotoGP title...
14:45, 2019-07-02

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said on Friday....
07:15, 2019-05-31

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus cancer cures on social media....
06:45, 2019-07-03

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it comes to what videos appears on their page.For st...
22:45, 2019-06-27

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
01:30, 2019-06-06

Florida man says he killed mom, dog because YouTube videos made him paranoid A deranged Florida man said he fatally shot both his mom and his dog this week — because YouTube videos he was watching made him paranoid that she was about to be attacked by a stranger, according to a new report. Colby Glen Larue, 22, told investigators he was watching the videos Tuesday evening wh...
01:30, 2019-06-22

YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other sites reeling from outages Major social media websites and apps were sputtering Sunday afternoon in parts of the United States amid problems with the Google cloud service they rely on....
00:15, 2019-06-03

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turned a blind eye to the racist, conspiratorial, nightmarish content its algorithms keep planting in front of its (often very young) audience. Today, how...
23:30, 2019-06-05

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigation by Sky News has found....
07:15, 2019-06-30

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay his victim €20,000 in “moral d...
14:15, 2019-06-03

YouTube Fame's Highs and Lows: One Family's Experience The McClures of New Jersey, aka the ‘McClure Twins Family,’ catapulted to YouTube stardom three years ago, then soon discovered the downside of internet fame....
22:15, 2019-07-02

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent children....
12:15, 2019-06-03

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-03

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in the USA, Canada or Puerto Rico you'll be able to watch a live MLB game of the week, every week of the regular......
15:00, 2019-07-18

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or material that denied the existence of the Holocaust, fol...
21:45, 2019-06-05

YouTube will offer 10 hours of live E3 coverage on June 9th YouTube is giving you a gigantic dose of E3 this year -- the service will offer 10 hours of live coverage through its Gaming section on June 9th, starting at 1PM Eastern. It'll include obvious coverage of E3 milestones like the Xbox showcase and Be......
01:00, 2019-06-05

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in our hate speech policy by specifically prohibiting ...
22:15, 2019-06-05

How YouTube helped this firefighter save four frightened ducklings The audio of duck calls from a YouTube video helped save four frightened ducklings from a storm drain. A firefighter in Littleton, Colo., scooped four baby birds from water in the bottom of the drain, but their four siblings were hiding in a nearby pipe. The quick-thinking firefighter used his cellp...
04:00, 2019-06-23

| Marawa's YouTube channel hits 19 000 subscriber mark Recently fired SuperSport presenter Robert Marawa's newly-formed YouTube channel Marawa.tv has passed the 19 000 subscriber mark in less than a week....
12:30, 2019-07-09

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele......
16:00, 2019-07-09

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors......
09:30, 2019-05-28

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
08:30, 2019-06-11

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community....
01:45, 2019-06-12

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
07:45, 2019-06-12

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
16:45, 2019-06-19

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more than 1.9 billion watch video every month....
22:30, 2019-06-12

YouTube revamps its copyright claim system for creators Those in the business of hosting videos created by the public need to have a solid copyright protection and claim system in place. While YouTube's is far from perfect -- in fact, it's been abused and used to extort creators -- the company has rolled......
12:01, 2019-07-10

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
02:30, 2019-06-14

YouTube Premium can automatically download your favorite videos YouTube is reportedly offering automatic downloads to its Premium subscribers. The opt-in feature should make it easier to watch content offline. As Android Police notes, some Premium subscribers now see a pop-up banner offering to automatically down......
22:45, 2019-07-12

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and miserable.According to a job ad spotted on LinkedIn, t...
15:45, 2019-06-14

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
21:15, 2019-07-09

US said in late stages of YouTube kids’ video investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is in the late stages of an investigation into how Google’s YouTube handles children’s videos, a probe prompted by complaints that the company failed to protect kids who used the service and improperly collected their data. That’s a...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
06:45, 2019-07-14

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ones. Google has long been aware of the probl...
09:00, 2019-06-21

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as YouTube’s “hate speech policy” ...
08:15, 2019-06-06

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro......
18:30, 2019-06-04

YouTube declines to ban vlogger using anti-LGBTQ2 slurs Carlos Maza, a reporter at Vox, explained the situation on Twitter last week, saying one specific vlogger, Steven Crowder, has made multiple videos specifically targeting him....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides of the political aisle seem to have forgotten this crucial fact. They also seem to have forgotten that the First Amendment does not guarantee you a ri...
22:30, 2019-06-06

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
03:15, 2019-06-06

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
12:15, 2019-06-06

This Chrome Extension Calls Out Sponsored YouTube Videos Researchers last year found that many YouTube influencers don't disclose ties to affiliate marketing. A new browser extension will show you the hidden connections....
22:45, 2019-07-12

YouTube Introduces Learning Playlists Without Algorithmic Recommendations YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like maths, science, music and language, free from algorithmic......
14:30, 2019-07-12

Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk leaves Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final after hard hit The Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk is evaluated at hospital after his head slams into the glass during a check by the St. Louis Blues' Oskar Sundqvist.        ...
09:45, 2019-05-30

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
23:00, 2019-06-22

At a high-stakes tournament, a lucky fisherman reels in $2.6 million in cold hard cash If it's hard to believe that one fish could be worth a mind-boggling $2.6 million, then you're probably not familiar with the high-stakes world of tournament sports fishing....
19:30, 2019-07-22

David Letterman says Trump makes it hard for late-night hosts to make fun of both sides Former "Late Show" host David Letterman suggested on Friday that President Trump made it more difficult for late night hosts to humiliate both sides when joking about politics....
21:15, 2019-05-31

The opportunity to earn a good life through hard work is at risk in America: Sen. Mark Warner America is facing an income inequality crisis with top jobs concentrated in a handful of cities, available only to a workforce that does not represent the racial, geographic and socioeconomic diversity of our country, says Sen. Mark Warner....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Worshippers attending first mass since Notre Dame cathedral fire to wear hard hats The first worshippers to hear Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral since the devastating fire two months ago will be wearing hard hats. The service, slated for 4 p.m. Saturday, will be held in a small side chapel of the Gothic landmark in Paris, as church leaders aim to show life goes on at the cathedral. A...
21:15, 2019-06-15

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
01:30, 2019-06-18

James Gandolfini’s son Michael remembers his dad on anniversary of death: ‘Working hard to make you proud’ James Gandolfini’s son Michael remembered his late father with a touching social media post on the sixth anniversary of “The Sopranos” star’s death last week....
23:15, 2019-06-23

Ancient Origins Of North Americans Settled - And Hard Evidence Of “Russian” Collusion Unearthed For at least the last century archaeologists and anthropologists have generally agreed that the first humans arrived in North America having struggled across the icy wastes of Beringia, a vast land mass that bridged the seas between Siberia and Alaska. ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.       ...
20:45, 2019-07-16

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a US healthcare company to “ensure the on-site healt...
19:15, 2019-06-22

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on a black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment building lobby was captured in a now-viral video. The man who called 911, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, accused Wesley Michel, who is a black, of trespassing at his San ...
06:15, 2019-07-09

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found....
22:15, 2019-07-02

Joana Ceddia got famous on YouTube for being a normal teen. She’s trying to stay that way. "A lot of people want this, and yet they have no idea what it's really like," Joana said. "And I say that because I didn't know what it's really like, either."...
20:00, 2019-07-17

OK, but Who Is Tati Westbrook? Everything You Need to Know About the Influencer Who Turned Beauty YouTube Upside Down A lot can happen in a week. Just ask Tati Westbrook. A little over a week ago, it was very likely that, unless you're a member of Gen Z and spend your free time perusing make-up......
23:00, 2019-05-21

YouTube engineer injures 8 in drug-fueled rampage: deputies A “delusional” YouTube software engineer attacked four friends — including one he stabbed with a pencil — and rammed a stolen truck into pedestrians in an LSD-fueled rampage that left eight people injured in California, authorities said. Suspect Betai Koffi, 32, of San Francisco was listed in critic...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Emily Hartridge, YouTube star, dies in scooter accident at 35 "Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away. We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten," a statement on her official Instagram page read....
19:30, 2019-07-15

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
16:15, 2019-07-20

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
03:30, 2019-07-20

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
00:30, 2019-07-19

YouTube Announces Some Changes to Its Infamously Awful Copyright Infringement System The number of issues plaguing YouTube at any one time boggles the mind, and range from accusations it promotes extremist content to reports its nightmare algorithm recommended home videos of children to the pedophiles infesting its comments sections. One of the less overtly alarming but still widesp...
12:45, 2019-07-10

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks....
15:45, 2019-05-21

The psychological dark side of sharing your daily life on YouTube To be a successful YouTuber, you need to let viewers into your life. But this creates fake intimacies that can lead to tragic consequences for stars and fans alike...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida has found a third home, with Variety reporting that Showtime has now picked it up—making this kind of a weird step up, at least in terms of prestige. The...
05:30, 2019-06-18

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites....
18:30, 2019-06-05

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
21:15, 2019-06-20

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
23:00, 2019-06-19

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response from Google CEO Sundar Pichai following a meeting with LGBTQ groups at the company.Read more......
08:30, 2019-06-13

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re intrigued with the country’s rich history of cine...
23:30, 2019-06-05

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
23:45, 2019-06-05

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
09:00, 2019-06-08

YouTube TV gifts free Showtime subscriptions to 'longtime friends' If you've subscribed to YouTube TV for a while, then it's likely you're getting free Showtime this summer. If you are a "longtime friend" of the service, then you'll get the cable channel for "no cost" through September 5th, 2019. Users can activate......
12:45, 2019-06-14

YouTube blocked teachers who were uploading Hitler archival footage YouTube’s crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. The Google-owned platform announced a series of policy changes that will likely see hundreds of thousands of videos removed from the pl...
23:45, 2019-06-07

YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous Marries Nats Getty YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous is married! The 27-year-old Canadian beauty influencer and activist, who became even more famous in 2013 after coming out as a transgender woman, has wed Nats......
22:15, 2019-07-13

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if you are granted this limited-time offer, you can try...
04:00, 2019-06-15

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
18:45, 2019-06-06

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz, on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Crowder, a man whose years-long campaign of harassme...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Geoff Keighley and YouTube unveil plans for E3 Live show The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is less than a week away and producer Geoff Keighley and YouTube have announced the details for their E3 Live show.Read More...
19:30, 2019-06-04

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Times report....
10:30, 2019-06-04

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there's p......
09:45, 2019-06-22

YouTube star Roman Atwood says his mom, 58, died after fall from scooter YouTube prank star Roman Atwood disclosed Thursday that his mother died this week while on a family vacation following a tragic scooter accident and that he will be stepping away from the public eye as his family grieves their loss. ...
08:45, 2019-05-31

A Senator wants to stop YouTube from recommending videos featuring minors Earlier this year, YouTube was under fire as reports showed how the site's recommendation algorithms facilitated a "soft-core pedophilia ring" that flourished in the comments section of otherwise innocent videos. Advertisers quickly pulled back spend......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenFlash exploit kit and Seon ransomware.Malvertising is a popular technique among hackers and scammers as it enables them to reach a much wider audience b...
03:15, 2019-06-28

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the stand-alone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
02:00, 2019-06-20

Snapchat, YouTube and Google services interrupted by network congestion Google confirmed that YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services were affected by sporadic outagesUsers of YouTube, Snapchat and some Google services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestion in the eastern United States.YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services...
04:45, 2019-06-03

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
16:15, 2019-06-10

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in......
03:45, 2019-06-24

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza provided evidence of Crowder using......
18:15, 2019-06-05

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. As reported by The Verge, Google products like Gmail and YouTube are being affected, but so are other services that utilize Google Cloud systems to oper...
04:45, 2019-06-03

Google resolves cloud outage that took down YouTube, Snapchat, and Discord Gmail, YouTube and other services that rely on Google’s backend technology were disrupted for more than four hours on Sunday by what the company blamed on “high levels of network congestion.” Apple iCloud, Snapchat, Nest, Discord, Vimeo, and a number of services were affected as a result. Several of...
09:15, 2019-06-03

Rajasthan Assembly Gives Live Coverage On YouTube After Media Boycott As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them, the officials broadcast the proceedings live on......
06:01, 2019-06-29

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters after people reportedly found hard plastic Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Deadspin Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn’t Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant’s Jersey Numb Deadspin Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn’t Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant’s Jersey Numbers Tattooed On His Body | Jezebel Witness the Decline of LaCroix, a Terrible Beverage That No One Liked | Splinter Again With the Tariffs | The Root Greedy Developers Try to Bully 94-Year-Old Black W...
18:30, 2019-05-31

Hard To Watch: Drake Forgot To Buy Courtside Tickets For Tonight’s Game And Is Now Trying To Act Like He’s Friends With The Raptors From The Nosebleeds Hip-hop superstar Drake’s loud presence on the sidelines of Toronto Raptors games has been a constant storyline of the 2019 NBA playoffs, but it looks like tonight he’s stuck far away from the action: Drake forgot to buy courtside tickets for Game 5 and is now trying to act like he’s friends with th...
03:30, 2019-06-11

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising [UPDATED] A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted that he is, in fact, 12 years old. The streamer, named Patrick, aka “H1ghSky1,” has now moved his stream to YouTube, with his mom occasionally supervis...
05:00, 2019-06-07

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir bleach peddled by a self-described archbishop from another galaxy, according to a report....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
10:15, 2019-06-07

YouTube offers tiered membership levels to boost creators’ revenue Last year, YouTube took to the VidCon stage to share new ways creators could make money. This year, YouTube returned with updates to those programs. For starters, it's adding new Channel Membership levels. Since last year, fans have been able to pay......
09:15, 2019-07-12

Google kills its Twitch killer—the YouTube Gaming app shuts down this week Enlarge YouTube Gaming is more or less shutting down this week. Google launched the standalone YouTube gaming vertical almost four years ago as a response to Amazon's purchase of Twitch, and on May 30, Google will shut down the standalone YouTube Gaming app and the standalone gaming.youtube.com w...
10:45, 2019-05-29

How Emma Chamberlain, Kyle Hanagami and More Creators Are Forging Their Own Path on YouTube VidCon 2019 is well under way! In celebration of the famous convention, E! News has the scoop on all things YouTube to prepare those who are going to the convention or wish they could be......
01:15, 2019-07-12

'We Want YouTube to Remove Crowder': Googlers Gear Up to Protest at Pride Events YouTube dug a great big hole for itself earlier this week when its PR bungled its response to the ongoing harassment of a journalist by a far-right pundit. Internally, the backlash from employees at its parent company is growing as LGBTQ and allied workers mobilize to demand a satisfactory response....
13:45, 2019-06-08

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
09:45, 2019-06-07

YouTube star Etika vanishes after posting cryptic ‘suicidal’ video A popular YouTube star from Brooklyn has gone missing — after posting a cryptic video claiming he was suicidal and apologizing for leaving behind “such a stained legacy.” Desmond Amofah, who goes by the name Etika online, was last heard from by phone around 8 p.m. Wednesday, the NYPD said. The 29-ye...
17:30, 2019-06-21

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300 in compensation....
19:30, 2019-06-02

FTC agrees to settle with Google after child privacy violations found on YouTube Google, who owns the video streaming company YouTube, is expected to pay a multimillion dollar fine for violating federal privacy laws protecting children as part of a settlement....
18:45, 2019-07-20

DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips In a new paper, researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind say they managed to create an AI model that can generate complex videos from whole cloth.Read More...
00:30, 2019-07-20