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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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How do you consume media on Android?

How do you consume media on Android?

Earlier today, we posed a question via Facebook: how do you consume media on your Android device? With so many great services out there, we wanted to know if there was one that stood out for our readers. As it turns out, the options for media consumption amongst our readers is as varied as the services on offer.

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Google’s acquisition of Twitch appears to be confirmed

Google’s acquisition of Twitch appears to be confirmed

It would seem that Google may have even more of a hold on the world of citizen-made videos published to the internet now as word spreads that they’ve acquired Twitch. Word first surfaced earlier this year as this $1 billion dollar purchase was first spoken about by sources speaking with the Wall Street Journal.

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Report: YouTube asks Hollywood for help/content

Report: YouTube asks Hollywood for help/content

YouTube may be in talks with Hollywood studios for original content. According to Reuters, executives from YouTube have been making the rounds in tinsel town, speaking to independent producers as well as big-name studios. The move would move the video upload site into direct competition with Netflix and Amazon.

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Watch YouTube explode with classic concerts

Watch YouTube explode with classic concerts

A vast trove of music concerts has arrived on YouTube this week thanks to the folks at Wolfgang’s Vault. That’s "Where Live Music Lives", if you did not know, Wolfgang’s Vault being the pusher of Music Vault, the YouTube channel where you can see it all happen now.

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