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PlayStation 4 YouTube app wants to pwn Twitch.tv

PlayStation 4 YouTube app wants to pwn Twitch.tv

Have a PlayStation 4? Good news — there’s an official YouTube app, now! Google has finally made a YouTube app that belongs on your PS4, and it’s free to download from the PlayStation Store. It’s not just a YouTube video portal, though. Users will get a few features they’ve been asking for, and the ability to stream game-play content right into YouTube. Gamers won’t even need to do anything clever; just hit the Share button on your controller, and away you go.

 

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Report: Tumblr wants to be the new YouTube

Report: Tumblr wants to be the new YouTube

Yahoo’s Tumblr platform is a subtle social layer populated by quite a bit of original content. Since purchasing it for $1.1 billion, Yahoo has left Tumblr alone, but that could change. According to several sources speaking to Business Insider, Tumblr is being prepped for a big fight with an even bigger social entity full of creative folk. Yahoo is exploring turning Tumblr into a YouTube opponent, and even discussing whether they should poach existing YouTube talent for the new-look Tumblr.

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DREDD mini-movies: EP Adi Shankar confirms pseudo-sequels

DREDD mini-movies: EP Adi Shankar confirms pseudo-sequels

Last year Adi Shankar first mentioned that he’d like to create at least one more DREDD movie, no matter how it’d have to be made. Here and now, Shankar confirms that his project is a go. Not an official feature-length DREDD 2, but something stranger. Like some of the other short odd projects Shankar has created over the past couple of years, DREDD will continue with this man with the Dark Judges. Not necessarily having anything to do with Karl Urban or Judge Dredd himself, The Four Dark Judges come from a parallel dimension - and they’re especially nasty.

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YouTube may get more kid-friendly original content

YouTube may get more kid-friendly original content

YouTube has a ton of interesting content, and the original content is growing all the time. Now Google may be ready to pay for the next wave of original content, but they’re not trying to out-NBO Netflix this time around. YouTube is going after family-friendly programming.

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The Matrix gets 8 Bit Cinema makeover

The Matrix gets 8 Bit Cinema makeover

Entertainment comes in many forms, and some of the best types evoke a pleasant sense of nostalgia. Such is the reason many find 8 Bit Cinema, a YouTube-centric series of pixelated videos, to be so entertaining. Latest to its catalog is The Matrix in old school game style.

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Listen: Aphex Twin returns with “Syro”

Listen: Aphex Twin returns with “Syro”

The first formal Aphex Twin music track to be released in 13 years has arrived. This track goes by the name of "minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]" and will be released on the album "Syro." Behold the ambient comfort of evil.

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YouTube Fan Funding: Google fires back at Amazon Twitch buy

YouTube Fan Funding: Google fires back at Amazon Twitch buy

Not so fast, Amazon, Google isn’t going to let people cashing in on video get away that easily. This week YouTube has been updated to include a "Support" button - very similar to Twitch’s own Donate function. This comes not long after Amazon purchased Twitch after weeks of tips that Google was moving in for the kill.

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Google buying hangar where Spruce Goose built, but why?

Google buying hangar where Spruce Goose built, but why?

Google may be getting some new digs — in Los Angeles. A massive hangar, once owned by Howard Hughes, is reportedly being eyed by Google. People familiar with the discussions say Google is close to inking a deal to buy the oddball facility. The only question remaining is “why?”.

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Now you can upload your Google+ videos to YouTube

Now you can upload your Google+ videos to YouTube

Google+ and YouTube are both Google entities, and have a pretty close relationship already. That melding is about to get stronger, too. Today, Google is announcing you can port your Google+ videos right over to your YouTube channel. Not only useful for distributing videos to the world, it’s also a great way to backup your videos.

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YouTube TV app revamped ahead of Android TV

YouTube TV app revamped ahead of Android TV

Android TV may be in the pipeline, but YouTube isn't letting the grass grow under its metaphorical feet, with an update to the streaming app to improve usability on TVs and consoles. Already headed to the Xbox One, and set to appear on other consoles, smart TVs, and set-top boxes, the new YouTube app aims to streamline content discovery.

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Google points YouTube lens at Directr, then buys it

Google points YouTube lens at Directr, then buys it

Google is serious about YouTube content. As silly as that may sound, they’ve started a content creators’ studio in Hollywood, and are even enlisting help from major studios. To perhaps serve the content creation master, Google has purchased Directr, an app geared toward more professional-looking videos for small businesses.

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Twitch begins exporting to YouTube [UPDATE: Down until tomorrow]

Twitch begins exporting to YouTube [UPDATE: Down until tomorrow]

This afternoon, Twitch began exporting videos to YouTube. You know what that implies - but before we get too deep into conspiracy theories, we’ll chat about what this means for you, the Twitch user. You the Twitch content creator and you the Twitch viewer, too.

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